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Last-minute tips for filling out your bracket, plus Freddie Freeman is heading west

Last-minute tips for filling out your bracket, plus Freddie Freeman is heading west

Happy Thursday, and welcome to one of the best days on the sports calendar: the first full day of the NCAA Tournament! Here’s one last call to see what our friends at SportsLine have for you:

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THE NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH

The luck of the Irish came through. All Notre Dame needed, coincidentally, was to play into the wee hours of Saint Patrick’s Day.

Notre Dame defeated Rutgers, 89-87, in a double overtime contest that ended shortly after midnight on the east coast. Here’s how the ending of the First Four game went:

With 40 seconds left, Prentiss Hubb made two free throws to put the Fighting Irish up three. 87-84.With 22 seconds left, Rutgers star Ron Harper Jr. nailed a long, contested 3-pointer…

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