Notre Dame will make noise in March
Depth issues aside, the Irish are prepped for a deep tourney run
- Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesBen Hansbrough and the Irish have the game to go far come NCAA tournament time.
By now there seems to be a pretty strong consensus that the Pittsburgh Panthers are the best team in the Big East. At 23-2, Jamie Dixon's team is currently ranked No. 4 in both major polls and is projected to be a No. 1 seed in next month's NCAA tournament. But if the Panthers are really the best the rugged Big East has to offer, that leaves an unanswered question. Who's No. 2?
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