Inside the boxscore: Notre Dame 104, Louisville 101

1. After the loss Louisville is now 7-4 in the Big East and tied with Notre Dame and St. John's in 5th place. At one point the Cardinals were 16-1 (4-0), but have lost 4 of 7 since. This is the 3rd straight season that Louisville has begun the Big East 7-4.

2. Chane Behanan had a monster game with 30 points and 15 boards. His previous career highs were 23 points and 13 rebounds, both established last year as a freshman. Six of his rebounds were on the offensive end, and Behanan is now 5th in Big East in OR%, and 51st nationally.

3. Jerian Grant led Notre Dame with 19 points, and 12 of those came in the final 0:45 seconds of regulation. With Louisville up 56-48, Grant made 3s on three consecutive possessions (his only 3s of the night), and then capped it off with an and-1 layup.

4. Gerrick Sherman, a transfer from Michigan State, had played in just two of the previous six games, and in Notre Dame's ten games since New Years, Sherman had scored a total of 12 points. But with Jack Cooley fouling out, Sherman got his chance late. He played 17 minutes and had 17 points and 6 boards, including a great tip-in at the end of the 4th overtime which tied the game.

5. Notre Dame won 104-101 in a 98 possession game. The possessions were the 3rd most in any game played this season, and the 8th most in a Big East game since those stats were charted in 1997. Louisville's previous high was 91 in March, 2002, while Notre Dame played a 105 possession, four overtime game vs Georgetown, 11 years ago to the day.