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  • Preview – Notre Dame vs. Florida State

    #2 seed Notre Dame will try to advance to the NCAA Tournament Southwest Region semi-finals when it meets the #10 seed Florida State Seminoles Sunday evening in Chicago.  The winner will head to San Antonio  next Friday to play the Purdue-Virginia Commonwealth victor.

    Notre Dame advanced by defeating Akron 69-56 on Friday.  Florida State defeated … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Advance

    Akron wouldn’t die easily, but Notre Dame pulled away late in the game and won 69-56.  Ben Hansbrough led a balanced ND attack with 15 points.  Tim Abromaitis scored 14 points, and Scott Martin added 11.  Carleton Scott’s 14 rebounds led Notre Dame to a 41-32 rebounding advantage that, more than any other factor, was … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Preview – Notre Dame vs. Akron

    Notre Dame is ready to lose the stink of its second half collapse against Louisville a week ago, and the NCAA tournament is just the venue for a fresh start.  The Akron Zips, winners of the Mid-American Conference Tournament, will be the opponent when the Fighting Irish take the floor of Chicago’s United Center on … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Heading Southwest with a Layover in Chicago

    Notre Dame’s 26-6 season earned a #2 seed in the Southwest region of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.  The Fighting Irish will play their first game of the tournament Friday in Chicago.

    Irish fans hoped for a #1 seed, but that honor went to Ohio State in the East Region, Kansas in the Southwest Region, … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Fall in Overtime

    Louisville rallied from a 46-32 halftime deficit to force overtime, and the Cardinals completed the comeback with an 83-77 overtime victory.  Louisville will face Connecticut Saturday evening in the Big East Tournament finals.

    Preston Knowles led Louisville with 20 points including 8 in the last 2:47 of regulation.  Scott Martin led Notre Dame with 21 … Full Notre Dame News Story