SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Ariel Braker matched her career high with 15 points and Natalie Achonwa added 11 points and nine rebounds to help Number 2 Notre Dame win at Seton Hall 69-49 on Saturday. Notre Dame trailed 2-0 before jumping on the Pirates by scoring 17 of the next 19 points. Achonwa had seven points during the run, including back-to-back layups in South Orange, New Jersey.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Cameron Biedscheid scored on a layup with 1:19 left in the fifth overtime, and Number 25 Notre Dame overcame an eight-point deficit in regulation to beat Number 11 Louisville 104-101 last night. Louisville's Russ Smith had a chance to tie it, but his 3-point attempt missed before Notre Dame students flooded the court to celebrate in South Bend.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Branden Dawson scored 20 points and Keith Appling added 17, leading Number 12 Michigan State past Purdue 78-65 last night. Purdue was led by Terone Johnson with 20 points and Ronnie Johnson with 15, but it wasn't enough to avoid a fourth loss in five games. It was the Boilermakers' fifth straight loss in the series.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Number 14 Butler nearly blew a 17-point lead yesterday before holding on for a 59-56 victory over George Washington. The Colonials cut the lead to one in the final minute and had several 3-point attempts in the final 10 seconds that could have sent the game into overtime in Washington D.C.