Young scores 20 as No. 1 Notre Dame routs Valparaiso 114-54

(AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Freshman Jackie Young scored 20 points to lead six Notre Dame players in double figures as the top-ranked Fighting Irish routed Valparaiso 114-54 on Sunday.

Despite hitting 1 of 8 from the field to start the game, the Irish (8-0) scored the first 26 points. During that stretch, Valparaiso made just five shots while committing 10 turnovers.

Arike Ogunbowale scored 12 points in the decisive first half as the Irish raced to a 72-23 halftime lead. The 72 points tied a school record for most points in a half. Notre Dame hit 30 of 42 shots (71.4 percent) from the field in the opening 20 minutes and 48 of 75 from the field (64 percent) for the game.

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