March 6, 2011
After earning a double bye into the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Conference Championship, No. 7/8 Notre Dame (the tournament’s No. 3 seed at 24-6 overall and 13-3 in conference) will tip off postseason play at 8 p.m. (ET) Sunday against sixth-seeded Louisville (20-11, 10-6) at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., with the game to be televised live to a national cable audience on ESPNU. The Fighting Irish are making their 16th consecutive BIG EAST Championship appearance, having advanced to the semifinals in eight of their previous 15 trips to the tournament.
If you can’t be there in person at tonight’s game (tickets are on sale by going on-line to the XL Center (www.xlcenter.com) or Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com) web sites, as well as the XL Center box office on game night), join us right here on our live blog — we’ll have in-progress updates, polls and interactive Q & A with you, the fans … it’s a whole new way to enjoy Fighting Irish women’s basketball this season!