Russ Smith hit back-to-back baskets in overtime Saturday and No. 19 Louisville rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat DePaul 90-82, the Cardinals’ seventh win in eight games.
Oliver Purnell thought DePaul did everything it could with minimal help from its top two players.
Eric Atkins scored six points in the second overtime Saturday, propelling Notre Dame to a 67-65 victory over No. 11 Louisville.
Notre Dame and Louisville kept the game close, pushing it into overtime. As if the luck of the Irish kicked in, Notre Dame tripled what the Cardinals could score in overtime.