March 4, 2007
The No. 22/17 Notre Dame men's basketball team (23-6, 11-5) has earned a first round bye and the No. 4 seed in the 2007 BIG EAST Men's Basketball Championship presented by Aeropostale. The Irish will face either No. 5 seed Syracuse (21-9, 10-6) or No. 12 seed Connecticut (17-13, 6-10) on Thursday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. in Madison Square Garden. The game will be televised on ESPN.
Notre Dame did not face the Huskies this season and captured its only meeting with the Orange, 103-91, back on Jan. 30 in the Carrier Dome.
2007 BIG EAST Men's Basketball Championship
FIRST ROUND - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 Noon No. 8 Depaul vs. No. 9 Villanova TV: ESPN 2:00pm No. 5 Syracuse vs. No. 12 Connecticut TV: ESPN 7:00pm No. 7 West Virginia vs. No. 10 Providence TV: ESPN 9:00pm No. 6 Marquette vs. No. 11 St. John's TV: ESPN
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