Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 2/10/13
ESPN College GameDay picked the right game to feature this week as Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center gave us the game of the regular season. Notre Dame vs Louisville on Saturday night was a 5 OT masterpiece won by ND 104-101. This was reminiscent of the 6 OT Big East Tournament game between UConn and Syracuse. Contests like these make me sad that this is a soon to be defunct conference. This was easily the college basketball game of the year. The Fighting Irish won a game they had no business winning. Their star Jack Cooley missed the last 30 minutes, and at the end of regulation you had a boring low scoring 60-60 game in which nobody could shoot. This was the second time in school history that Notre Dame has been the host for College GameDay during the basketball season. Purcell Pavilion was the site of the morning show and primetime basketball contest on Jan. 24, 2009, when the Irish played Connecticut. Coupled with visits for football, next month’s College GameDay broadcast w...
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