Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 2/10/13
Remember back when you played little league ball and the coaches actually made a point to make sure everyone played? You know how that logic pretty much fell by the wayside by time you got to high school? As for college--forget about it! It's all about winning first, and playing time second (a distant second). Saturday night that wasn't the case for Notre Dame or Lousville though. Both teams really needed every player on their respective rosters to finish the game. Why? Because it was the longest one in Big East history. The two squads battled through not just one overtime period or two; heck, they didn't just make it through three or four OTs. These guys needed five overtime periods on top of regulation play before someone finally decided to win. Since the game dragged on so long some guys were bound to foul out. To be honest, with the game lasting so long I am surprised that each team only had four guys each record five fouls. Incidentally, the Fighting Irish won 10...
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