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SOUTH BEND -- Sophomore guard Pat Connaughton converted a three-point play with 4.4 seconds left in the first half to push Notre Dame's lead to 40-28 over IPFW on Monday at the Purcell Pavilion.

Connaughton leads the Irish with 11 points at the half, followed by 9 from Scott Martin.

IPFW, which has made 12 of 38 shots from the floor for a .316 percentage, is led by Mario Hines' 8 points, and 5 each from Frank Gaines and Kevin Harden.

Gaines, IPFW's leading scorer, is 2 of 12 from the floor.

The Journal Gazette's Assistant Sports Editor Tony Krausz covers The University of Notre Dame. Krausz, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and a native of St. Louis, has been assistant sports editor since October 2005. Prior to joining the JG, he worked at two papers in Mississippi covering high school and college athletics.