College basketball: Notre Dame beats Michigan in five-overtime marathon
South Bend, Ind. • Cameron Biedscheid scored on a layup with 1:19 left in the fifth overtime, and Eric Atkins and Pat Connaugton added free throws in the final 19 seconds as No. 25 Notre Dame overcame an eight-point deficit in regulation to beat No. 11 Louisville 104-101 Saturday night.
Russ Smith had a chance to tie it, but his 3-point attempt missed before Notre Dame students flooded the court to celebrate. It marked the sixth time in the last eight meetings that a game between the Fighting Irish (19-5, 7-6 Big East) and the Cardinals (19-5, 7-4) went into overtime.
Both teams missed crucial free throws in the final minute. Atkins missed two with 37 seconds left and Montrezi Harrell did the same for Louisville with 24 seconds left.
Jerian Grant, who fouled out with 1:57 left in the first overtime, led the Irish with 19 points.
Chane Behanan had 30 points and 15 rebounds for Louisville.
Wisconsin 65, No. 3 Michigan 62 • In Madison, Wis.,Ben Brust hit a shot from just inside midcourt to tie the game at the end of regulation and added a tiebreaking 3 with less than 40 seconds left in overtime for Wisconsin.
UNLV 64, No. 15 New Mexico 55 • In Las Vegas, Anthony Bennett had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Runnin' Rebels (18-6, 5-4 Mountain West) past the first-place Lobos (20-4, 7-2).
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