Notre Dame stuns No. 7 Duke in ACC debut

Notre Dame upset No. 7 Duke in a 79-77 victory Saturday in Durham in the Atlantic Coast Conference debut for the Fighting Irish.

DURHAM, N.C. — Notre Dame upset No. 7 Duke in a 79-77 victory Saturday in Durham in the Atlantic Coast Conference debut for the Fighting Irish.

WRAL reported that Duke led most of the game until a late Notre Dame run put the Fighting Irish in the lead.

Eric Atkins scored seven of his 19 points during a decisive 20-4 run to lead Notre Dame to a 79-77 upset.

The Irish (10-4, 1-0) managed to hold on to improve to 13-6 against top 10 teams at home under Mike Brey.

Read more: WRAL

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