Wake Forest Beats Notre Dame, College Roundup
Published on March 13 2014 10:19 am
Last Updated on March 13 2014 10:20 am
Written by Millie Lange
Notre Dame Falls To Wake Forest
(Greensboro, NC) -- Four starters finished in double digits but the Fighting Irish fell 81-69 to Wake Forest in the first round of the ACC Tournament. Pat Connaughton led the way with 19 points and Zach Auguste added 14 and nine rebounds. Eric Atkins turned in a 13 point seven assist performance in the loss and Garrick Sherman added 12. Notre Dame finishes the season with a 15-17 record.
Illinois Ready For Hoosiers
(Indianapolis, IN) -- Illinois is the number nine-seed heading into the Big-10 tournament and will take on Indiana in first round action this afternoon. Illinois finished the regular season with a 7-11 conference record and split games with Indiana during the regular season. The Hoosiers finished at 7-11 and grabbed the eight-seed in the tournament.
Northwestern Faces Iowa
(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Wildcats will take on the Hawkeyes of Iowa tonight in the opening round of the Big-10 tournament. Northwestern finished the season with a 6-12 conference record, giving them the eleventh-seed in the tournament. The Wildcats won their finale against Purdue, snapping a seven-game losing streak. Northwestern lost both games to Iowa by scores of 93-67 and 76-50.
Thursday, March 13 Schedule (All Times Central)
NCAA Men's Top-25 Basketball ("USA Today" Rankings)
11:30 a. m. - #16 Iowa State Cyclones vs. Kansas State Wildcats (Big 12 quarterfinals)
8:00 p. m. - #19 Memphis Tigers vs. Connecticut Huskies (AAC quarterfinals)
12:00 p. m. - #23 SMU Mustangs vs. Houston Cougars (AAC quarterfinals)
1:25 p. m. - #24 Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten first round)