Notre Dame is not only one of the hottest teams in the country right now, they are also well-rested. By the time the Irish take the court Saturday for their first round game, it will have been 13 days since they last played.
Notre Dame returned to the practice field Tuesday for the first time in nearly two weeks. The Irish had a week off for spring break, and hadn't practiced since Thursday, March 7th.
Juwan Morgan had 28 points as Indiana topped St. Francis (Pa.) 89-72 in the NIT first round on Tuesday night. Aljami Durham added 22 points for the Hoosiers.
Andreas Athanasiou scored twice as the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the top seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament.