SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pat Connaughton had 21 points and 10 rebounds, leading No. 16 Notre Dame to a 91-66 win over Northern Illinois on Monday night.

Zach Auguste added 16 points on 7-for-7 shooting and eight rebounds for the Fighting Irish (12-1). Demetrius Jackson also scored 16, with five assists and four steals.

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All five starters scored in double figures for Notre Dame, which shot 58.9 percent from the field and hit 12 of 28 attempts from 3-point range. Connaughton was 8 for 12 from the floor, including 5 of 9 from beyond the arc.

Midway through the first half, the Huskies (4-5) pulled even at 21 on a 3-pointer by Michael Orris. Steve Vasturia quickly answered with a 3 of his own, triggering a 27-14 Notre Dame run to finish the half.

Jerian Grant’s step-back 3 at the buzzer put the Irish up 48-35.

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Connaughton took over in the second half. During a 19-13 Irish run to start the half, he made a trio of 3-pointers, a short jumper and converted an alley-oop layup off a fast-break feed from Jackson, putting Notre Dame up 67-48.

As they have all season, Notre Dame enjoyed balanced offense. Grant had 11 points, though he shot 2 for 9, and Vasturia finished with 10.

Darrell Bowie led Northern Illinois with 15 points.

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