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Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Duke Blue Devils Recap - Fighting Irish Win 38-7

Duke was unable to contain Ian Book on Saturday and the result was a 38-7 Week 11 loss against the Fighting Irish.

Notre Dame won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -7.0-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 49.5.

Ian Book rushed for 139 yards, while Jahmir Smith added 58 yards in the win. Chase Claypool and Chris Finke added 97 and 49 receiving yards respectively.

Deon Jackson rushed for 52 yards for Duke, while Mataeo Durant added 29 yards. Quentin Harris threw for 102 yards for the Blue Devils, while receivers Aaron Young and Noah Gray had 30 and 28 yards respectively.

Duke was outgained by Notre Dame 469-197 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-10 by the Fighting Irish.

Notre Dame led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:52-27:08 split in that important category.

Next game, Notre Dame takes its act home to face Navy looking for another win. For Duke, they head home to face Syracuse.