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College basketball roundup: Notre Dame rallies, stuns Virginia Tech


Matt Farrell looked over at former Notre Dame star LaPhonso Ellis, broadcasting courtside for ESPN, and yelled: "I told you Phonso, we ain't done!"


The biggest comeback in Fighting Irish history came just in time Wednesday night — and that was worth hollering about.


Colson banked in a go-ahead, three-point heave that barely beat the shot clock with two minutes remaining, and Notre Dame rallied from 21 down in the second half to Stun Virginia Tech 71-65 at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in New York.


Farrell scored 22 points for the 10th-seeded Irish (20-13), who advanced to play Thursday night in the ACC quarterfinals against fifth-ranked and second-seeded Duke, the defending tournament champion.


Boston College 91, N.C. State 87 : Jerome Robinson made a pull-up jumper with 18 seconds left to break a tie, and then forced a turnover on an inbounds play moments later, and Boston College pulled off the upset.


Bucknell 83, Colgate 54 : Stephen Brown scored 22 points and reserve Nate Sestina added 16 as Bucknell won its second straight league tournament championship in Lewisburg, Pa.


Texas 68, Iowa State 64 : Dylan Osetkowski scored 20 points and Matt Coleman knocked down a crucial jumper in the final minute.




READ MORE (Los Angeles Times)


  • 'We ain't done!' Irish rally stuns Va Tech at ACC tourneyMiami Herald
  • Up 21 in second half, Virginia Tech collapses and flames out of ACC tournamentWashington Post
  • Duke men's basketball meets Notre Dame in ACC tournament for fourth straight yearDuke Chronicle
  • 5 things Duke should heed about Notre Dame, which rallied to beat Virginia TechNews & Observer
  • 'We ain't done!' Irish rally stuns Hokies at ACC tourneySalisbury Post
  • ACC tournament: Bonzie Colson is back, and so is Notre DameYahoo Sports
  • Notre Dame rallies from 21 down to stun Virginia Tech in ACC tournamentChicago Tribune
  • The gym at John Jay College: 'the center of the college basketball universe'The Athletic
  • Ratcliffe: Virginia's Wilkins set to leave his mark on the ACC TournamentThe Daily Progress


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