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Season Reset

Notre Dame dug a December hole with its non-conference performance, losing two of three matchups vs. the Big 10 while dropping an unexpected additional pair along the way. With Saturday's win over No. 7 Duke, the Irish announced their presence with authority in the expanded and improved Athletic Coast Conference -- and jumped back into the national consciousness and NCAA consideration as well.

"I told them in the locker room that it could be a different group finishing the game on Tuesday night." If Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey's post-game words from Saturday's 79-77 win over Duke prove prescient -- and if that disparate group finishes Tuesday as well as its brethren did against the Blue Devils Saturday afternoon -- a purportedly lost Irish season will officially be back on track...

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