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South Bend, IN (Sports Network) - Eric Atkins scored 16 points to lead four Notre Dame players in double figures, as the Fighting Irish upended No. 8 Kentucky, 64-50, on Thursday night as part of the Big East/SEC Challenge.

Jerian Grant and Jack Cooley netted 13 points apiece and Cameron Biedscheid added 10 points off the bench for Notre Dame (7-1), which has won 41 of its last 42 games at home.

Julius Mays paced Kentucky (4-2) with 16 points, while Nerlens Noel chipped in 10 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats, who had won three straight since a Nov. 13 loss to Duke.

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