How Cinderella stays at the ball
If Old Dominion wants to drop Baylor too, it absolutely must force turnovers
The "Instant Intel" series is designed to immediately respond to a team's first-round victory by looking ahead to its next opponent.
ODU shot just 23.1 percent from 3-point range, missed a third of its free throws and -- even more stunning -- was outrebounded by the Irish 15-8 in the offensive department. Take that line against Notre Dame and the fifth-most efficient offense in the nation and you'd figure to see a lopsided final score in favor of the Irish. Except the Irish were far from efficient against the Monarchs, a factor that ultimately proved fatal in ND's 51-50 defeat.
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