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Notre Dame Battles Old Dominion In NCAA Tournament's First Game

Last updated on Thursday, March 18, 2010

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) - The NCAA Tournament gets underway this afternoon with the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame taking on the Monarchs of Old Dominion in New Orleans.

The Irish are the number-six seed in the South Region and enter the tournament with a 23-11 record. ODU is the number-eleven seed.

The Monarchs are champions of the Colonial Athletic Association and are 26-8 on the season.

Today's game marks the second time Notre Dame and Old Dominion have met in men's basketball.

The Irish beat the Monarchs 67-62 in an NIT game in South Bend in 1984.

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