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Notre Dame burning should not be invalidated by other causes

Notre Dame burning should not be invalidated by other causes

As virtually everyone on the planet has heard, last week the famous historical landmark, the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, partially burned down. The fire, which burned for hours before ultimately being extinguished by Parisian firefighters, destroyed the cathedral’s iconic spire along with some of the relics inside. Luckily, as of Tuesday, April 16, only one firefighter was reported being seriously injured by the flames. All others had only minor injuries. Miraculously, no one was killed.

Danny’s can’t-miss games of the week: Tennessee-Kentucky highlight big weekend of college basketball

Danny’s can’t-miss games of the week: Tennessee-Kentucky highlight big weekend of college basketball

The Kansas State Wildcats have been one of the biggest surprises in college basketball this year, and they just recently became ranked after beating four ranked opponents in a row, including the perennial Big 12 champion Kansas Jayhawks. They are now in first place in the Big 12 with a 9-2 conference record.

Women’s Basketball: Huskies to take on St. Louis in first game of the season as the No. 1 team in the country

Women’s Basketball: Huskies to take on St. Louis in first game of the season as the No. 1 team in the country

The No. 1 UConn women’s basketball team thrived in the underdog role against then No. 1 Notre Dame Sunday afternoon. UConn (7-0) will look to ride this momentum into Tuesday at 7 p.m. against Saint Louis (4-4) in the Chaifetz Arena. The Billikens have faced two American Conference teams, Cincinnati and Tulsa, and dropped each game.

Women’s Basketball: The No. 2 Huskies playing the unfamiliar underdog role against No. 1 Notre Dame

Women’s Basketball: The No. 2 Huskies playing the unfamiliar underdog role against No. 1 Notre Dame

The last time UConn played against Notre Dame, it ended in devastation. The Final Four was the scene of a crushing defeat against the eventual National Champion Fighting Irish. It was the night that Arike Ogunbowale channeled her “mamba mentality” to step back and fire the game-winning shot against the Huskies to send UConn packing.

Final Four: No. 1 seeds UConn, Notre Dame renew rivalry on nation’s biggest stage

Final Four: No. 1 seeds UConn, Notre Dame renew rivalry on nation’s biggest stage

COLUMBUS - For the fifth time since the turn of the millenium, UConn and Notre Dame will face off in the women’s basketball Final Four. The Fighting Irish hold a 3-1 advantage in those games, but the Huskies emerged victorious in the most recent Final Four matchup on their way to the 2013 title.

Women's Basketball: Huskies down Irish after huge fourth quarter comeback

Women's Basketball: Huskies down Irish after huge fourth quarter comeback

HARTFORD – In perhaps the most intense rivalry game in all of women’s college basketball history, the No. 1 UConn Huskies welcomed the No. 3 Notre Dame Irish into their home to a sold-out XL Center Sunday afternoon—running them right out of the building, or at least, doing so in crunch time.

Women's Basketball: Newcomers, Stevens fuel comeback win

Women's Basketball: Newcomers, Stevens fuel comeback win

With nine minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, the No. 1 UConn women’s basketball team found itself down by 11 against No. 3 Notre Dame. The Huskies were without two of their star players, Gabby Williams and Katie Lou Samuelson, who were both taken out of the game with injuries.