Jan 12, 2013, 9:03 PM EST
On Jan. 14, 2012, Connecticut snapped Notre Dame’s 29-game home winning streak.
This afternoon, the Huskies defeated the Irish, 65-58, breaking another pair of Notre Dame winning streaks – 12 straight victories this season and 17 straight wins at Purcell Pavilion.
In fact, this is the third time since 2009 that the Huskies have come to South Bend and left with a win. They also ended a 45-game home streak on Jan. 24, 2009.
After falling behind late in the second half, Eric Atkins scored six straight points to tie the score at 58 with 1:04 to play. But the Huskies scored seven unanswered points in the final minute to upset the #17 Irish.
Notre Dame heads to the Big Apple on Sunday evening in preparation for Tuesday’s game against St. John’s (7:00 pm ET on ESPN2). Below are the highlights and post-game press conference from Saturday’s action.
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Women’s Basketball on YouTube
- RT @NDsidMasters: Ponder this .. 2015-16 @ndwbb incoming freshmen/@McDAAG picks @mmabrey1, @Arike_O & @alipaige_14 averaged 33.8 ppg in 4 g… 7 hours ago
- RT @WhiteHouse: A photo of Father Hesburgh joining hands with Dr. King hangs outside of the Oval Office. go.wh.gov/gGavoE http://t.co… 10 hours ago
- RT @kingsthings: Sorry to learn of the passing of @NotreDame's Rev. Theodore Hesburgh.Had the pleasure of interviewing him, a wonderful man… 10 hours ago
- Off to Raleigh, NC! 🍀✈ Tomorrow is our last regular season game at NC State (2 ET on ESPN3/WatchESPN): und.com/sports/w-baskb… 16 hours ago
- RT @MRBastedo: Little trip to Raleigh with @ndwbb to close out the regular season 🍀 16 hours ago
Men’s Basketball on YouTube
- RT @NDMikeBrey: God, Country, Notre Dame... RIP Fr. Ted http://t.co/sots37G65T 1 day ago
- Ever want to be part of ND Hoops, but you lacked the jump shot? Go inside our squad on the SHOWTIME special, HOOPS•U http://t.co/yNfdaMySmQ 2 days ago
- This will make a lot more sense after you read the #WaPo article on Jerian & his bros. READ: washingtonpost.com/sports/for-hoo… http://t.co/uFozQewaQ3 2 days ago
- DYK: There are only 2 players in America that average 7 rebounds & 2 3-pointers/game ... Pat is one. (HT @JB_Long) http://t.co/G0S1ZVNJ1X 2 days ago
- You can officially add "Oscar Robertson Trophy" (USBWA POY) to Jerian's outstanding collegiate resume. #WhatsNext http://t.co/S8lv40VwCw 2 days ago
- M. Ice Hockey. Petersen's 55 Saves Helps Irish Beat No. 9 BC, 3-1
- M. Swimming. Irish Finish ACC Championships in Fifth Place
- M. Tennis. No. 14 Irish Fall to No. 3 Illinois, 4-3
- Track. Irish Women Snare 3rd At ACCs, Seidel Named MVP
- Baseball. Baseball Sweeps Saturday In Thrilling Fashion To Claim Mercer Baseball Classic