3OT thriller one for the ages

Diggins, McBride lead Notre Dame past UConn, clinch No. 1 seed in Big East

Originally Published: March 4, 2013
By Graham Hays | espnW

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- At one point late in the second overtime Monday, as Notre Dame rallied yet again against rival Connecticut, one of the young kids, a girl charged with wiping the court clear of sweat, started jumping up and down in excitement at something the Fighting Irish had just done. The boy who shared the duties with her at that end of the court, both of them no older than grade school, chastised her and pulled her back to the task at hand.

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