The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are only a few hours away from tipping off against the West Virginia Mountaineers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. This is a matchup that many thought would be there last year- except Austin Peay happened.
When, Where, How
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017, 12:10pm ET
Where: KeyBank Center, Buffalo, NY
How to Watch: CBS or NCAA March Madness App
Game Notes From Bobby
- Notre Dame leads the all-time series 27-12
- The Irish won the last meeting, 71-44, in 2012 at Purcell Pavilion
- Mike Brey is 14-5 all-time vs. West Virginia, including a streak of 9 straight from 2001-2005
- This is West Virginia’s 28th NCAA Tournament Appearance
- This is the third straight season West Virginia has posted 25+ wins
- West Virginia is ranked fifth on KenPom.com. Notre Dame is 25th
- West Virginia ranks 25th in adjusted offensive efficiency, and fifth in adjusted defensive efficiency
- First team All-ACC player Bonzie Colson went for 18 points and seven rebounds in Notre Dame’s first round win
- VegasInsider.com has West Virginia as the favorite at -2.5
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