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The Louisville Cards and Notre Dame Fighting Irish battled for more than three-and-a-half hours in South Bend last night and this morning, with the Irish finally coming out on top 104-101 in five overtimes.

U of L was seemingly on its way to victory late in regulation, with a seven point lead and 42 seconds left to play,  but Notre Dame came back to tie the game at 60.

The teams traded leads for five extra periods before the Irish pulled ahead for good.   Five of the last six games between the teams have been decided in overtime.

Chane Behanan led the Cards with 30 points and 14 rebounds.   Luke Hancock added 22 points.   

In other action Saturday, Kentucky defeated Auburn 72-62.  

Rick Howlett is WFPL's Broadcast Managing Editor and also produces feature and general assignment radio stories.