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    Oct. 22, 1997

    Notre Dame Women's Basketball Team to Appear Twice on Eight-Game Big East Television Package

    Notre Dame, Ind. --- The Notre Dame women's basketball team, coming off an NCAA Final Four appearance in 1997, will appear twice on the eight-game BIG EAST television package during the 1997-98 season.

    Irish contests against Connecticut on December 6 at the Joyce Center and versus Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. on January 17, will be televised. Both game times have been rescheduled from previous announced scheduling. The Notre Dame-Connecticut matchup, originally slated for a 2:00 p.m. tipoff, will now begin at noon, while the start time of the Notre Dame-Boston College game has been changed to 6:00 p.m. (originally scheduled for 2:00 p.m.).

    Both BIG EAST Championship semifinal contests on March 2 also will be televised. Rutgers University will host the 1998 league tournament which will be held at the Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J.

    1997-98 BIG EAST Women's Basketball Television Package

    Sat., December 6    Connecticut at NOTRE DAME       Noon
    Sat., January 17    NOTRE DAME at Boston College    6:00 p.m.
    Sun., January 18    Georgetown at Providence        2:00 p.m.
    Sat., January 31    Miami at Georgetown             2:00 p.m.
    Sun., February 1    Syracuse at Connecticut         Noon
    Sat., February 7    Connecticut at Providence       7:30 p.m.
    Sat., February 14   Rutgers at Seton Hall           2:00 p.m.
    Sat., February 21   Boston College at Rutgers       2:00 p.m.
    Mon., March 2       BIG EAST Semifinals             6:00 p.m.

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