July 13, 2007
Notre Dame, Ind. -
Notre Dame will play Connecticut, DePaul and Marquette twice as part of its 2007-08 18-game BIG EAST men's basketball slate.
The conference is employing an 18-game schedule this year with all teams playing each other at least once and three opponents twice (home and away). The BIG EAST utilized the 16-game slate since the 1999-00 campaign and has not played an 18-game conference schedule since 1998-99 when the league had 13 members. That format was used for four years from 1991-99.
In addition to playing the Huskies, Blue Demons and Golden Eagles both home and away, the Irish play host to Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Providence, St. John's, Syracuse and West Virginia and will face Georgetown, Louisville, Rutgers, Seton Hall, South Florida and Villanova on the road.
Time and dates of each of these games will be announced at a later date.