SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -Luke Harangody had 29 points and 12 rebounds and Notre Dame took control with a 13-2 run to open the second half, beating Long Beach State 82-62 Thursday night.
Tory Jackson added 13 points and Ben Hansbrough and Tim Abromaitis added 11 points each for the Irish (3-0), who outscored Long Beach State 50-36 inside. Notre Dame outshot the 49ers (2-1) 64 percent to 38 percent in the second half.
Larry Anderson led Long Beach State with 20 points. T.J. Robinson added 16 and Eugene Phelps had 18 rebounds.
Hansbrough started the 13-2 run with a layup, had a pass inside for a dunk by Tyrone Nash, then capped the spurt with a 3-pointer to extend the Notre Dame lead to 50-37. The 49ers cut the lead to eight points three times, but couldn't get any closer.
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