After a slow star to the season, Notre Dame turned things around in Big East play and solidified an NCAA Tournament bid in the process. The seventh-seeded Irish will open up in the tournament against No. 10 seed Xavier on Friday night.
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The winner of this game faces a probable matchup with No. 2 seed Duke in the next round.
Game Date & Time: Friday, March 16, approx. 8:45 p.m. CT
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