Luke Harangody is a beast.
The Irish sophomore scored 19 of his 29 points in the 1st half, added 14 rebounds (10 of which were on the offensive side) to lead Notre Dame to its 33rd straight win at the Joyce Center 89-80 over rival DePaul.
The Irish improved to 6-2 in the Big East and remain in 2nd place in the conference standings, a half game ahead of Marquette, UConn and Louisville. Georgetown is in 1st place with an 8-1 league record.
Kyle McAlarney added 17 points in the game.
The Irish led by 10 points at halftime and stretched the lead to as many as 13 in the 2nd half, only to see DePaul fight back into the game.
The Blue Demons pulled within two, 68-66 with six minutes left in the game when Cliff Clinkscales drove the lane for the bucket and the foul.
But the Irish took control from there.
The win is also Notre Dame's 14th straight at home against Big East opponents.
The Irish head to the road on Wednesday to face Seton Hall.