Notre Dame vs. Princeton: March Madness 2017 Preview

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Notre Dame may have fallen in the finals of the ACC Tournament, but they remain an outside title contender heading into March Madness. Boasting an experienced roster and coach, the Irish have been eliminated in the Elite Eight each of the past two seasons, but have only missed the tournament once since 2010.

Notre Dame secured a five seed in the tournament, and will play Princeton in the first round game on Thursday. The Tigers won the first-ever Ivy League tournament, and bring an impressive 23-6 record into the tournament.

Here’s a look at the opening matchup and game details for the Irish:

REGION: Midwest

DATE: Thursday



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Notre Dame at a Glance

RECORD: 25-9

LOCATION: South Bend, Indiana


COACH: Mike Brey

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bonzie Colson (17.5 PPG, 10.2 RPG, .523 FG%), Matt Farrell (14.2 PPG, 5.5 APG, .413 3P%), V.J. Beachem (15 PPG, 4.1 RPG, .438 FG%)

Princeton at a Glance

RECORD: 23-6

LOCATION: Princeton, New Jersey


COACH: Mitch Henderson

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Devin Cannady (13.7 PPG, 3.6 RPG), Steven Cook (13.6 PPG, 51. RPG)