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Big East Tournament Semifinals Picks: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Louisville Cardinals
Date: Friday, March 15th, 9:00 ET
Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Notre Dame vs. Louisville Live TV: ESPN
The Fighting Irish were definitely the lesser of the two teams when they faced off with Louisville this year in South Bend, but magic got the game to overtime, and a couple hours and five extra sessions later, the game was decided by a bunch of reserves for Notre Dame. In Act II at the end of the regular season, Louisville simply overmatched the Irish from the opening tip. This time around, many think that the Big East Semifinals will provide the Cards with another stepping stone towards a No. 1 seed. We’re not all that sure. Here in the Big East Tournament, Head Coach Mike Bray has gotten the most out of his offense that we have seen in the last month and a half. Notre Dame scored 73 points yesterday, and that came without G Eric Atkins or F Jack Cooley really making that much of an impact on the game. C Gorgui Dieng has all of a sudden struggled here at the Garden, and Cooley would love to be able to get back at him for the 20 points, 11 boards, and five blocks that he had against the big man at the KFC Yum! Arena. Don’t be shocked if this one is a lot closer than the experts think. If G Russ Smith isn’t playing as well as he did last night against Villanova, the Cards could be watching their No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament go down the drain.
Notre Dame vs. Louisville Pick: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Big East Tournament Semifinals Predictions: Notre Dame 74 – Louisville 72