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Abromaitis And Hansbrough Lead Irish To Senior Night Blowout Win

Last updated on Tuesday, March 1, 2011

(SOUTH BEND, IN) - Notre Dame hit a school-record 20 three-pointers as the seventh-ranked Fighting Irish cruised past number-19 Villanova 93-72.

Ben Hansbrough and Tim Abromaitis led the way with 30 points apiece with Hansbrough also dishing out ten assists in his final game at Purcell Pavilion.

Tyrone Nash had a double-double with eleven points and eleven rebounds as Notre Dame improves to 24-5, 13-4 in Big East play.

Corey Fisher led the Wildcats with 22 points as Villanova lost its third game in a row.

With the win, Notre Dame secures a bye through the first two rounds of next week's Big East Tournament.

They wrap up the regular season Saturday afternoon at Connecticut.

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