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Notre Dame steals Elite 8 trip from Wisconsin

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In the Sweet 16, both Wisconsin and Notre Dame trying to get to the Elite Eight for the second consecutive season.

The Badgers led most of the game, but the Irish tied it up at 53 with 46 seconds left with a couple of clutch free throws by Zach Auguste and as expected, Wisconsin and Notre Dame goes down to the wire.

However, Demetrius Jackson would be the one to steal a trip to the Elite Eight for Notre Dame from Wisconsin, making two key steals in the closing seconds and the Fighting Irish advanced to Sunday with a 61-56 victory against the Badgers. Notre Dame finished the game with an 8-0 run. Jackson scored six of those points.

Notre Dame will face the winner of North Carolina-Indiana.
  
   
   

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