#2 UConn: 72
Notre Dame: 65
The Irish fought the entire game with heart and put forth everything they had. That's all you can ask for, especially against the number 1 team in the country on the road. Everyone out their hustled and rebounded. You could tell the Irish really wanted this one.
In order to make the NCAA Tournament the Irish will need to win out, meaning a victory over ranked opponent Villanova. Depending on who you ask, the Irish will either be in the NCAA tournament if they win out or on the bubble. The selection committee needs to recognize that the Irish are now playing their best ball and that they gave the best team in the nation a run for their money on the road.
Let's beat Nova.