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Irish Roll Into Big East Semi-Finals With Sixth Straight Win

Last updated on Friday, March 12, 2010

(NEW YORK, NY) - The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame advanced to the semifinals of the Big East Men’s Tournament with a 50-45 win over 16th-ranked Pittsburgh.

Luke Harangody and Tory Jackson led the Irish with twelve points apiece as Notre Dame won it's sixth game in a row.

Brad Wanamaker scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Panthers with Jermaine Dixon adding ten points as Pitt falls to 24-8.

Notre Dame will play sixth-ranked West Virginia in tonight's late game.

The Mountaineers got a buzzer-beating three-pointer from Da'Sean Butler to eliminate Cincinnati 54-51.

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