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Gant helps Indiana State knock off No. 21 Notre Dame 83-70

  • Notre Dame forward Zack Auguste, left, battles for rebounding position with Indiana State forward Jake Kitchell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Notre Dame forward Zack Auguste, left, battles for rebounding position with Indiana State forward Jake Kitchell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indiana State coach Greg Lansing shouts instructions to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Indiana State coach Greg Lansing shouts instructions to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)  (The Associated Press)

  • Notre Dame guard Eric Atkins, right, drives down the lane as Indiana State guard Jake Odum defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Notre Dame guard Eric Atkins, right, drives down the lane as Indiana State guard Jake Odum defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)  (The Associated Press)

Justin Gant scored 17 points, Manny Arop had 13 and Indiana State beat No. 21 Notre Dame 83-70 on Sunday.

It was the first home November loss for Notre Dame under 14th-year coach Mike Brey, whose teams had been 48-0 in November entering Sunday.

Khristian Smith added 15 points for the Sycamores (2-1).

The Sycamores led 40-30 at halftime, but Notre Dame took a 45-44 lead with 15:07 remaining on Austin Burgett's three-point play. Indiana State responded with an 18-3 run to take control of the game.

Eric Atkins led the Irish with 18 points. Jerian Grant had 17 and Pat Connaughton finished with 16.