Jan 12, 2013, 9:03 PM EDT
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
- "Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it" - Lou Holtz🍀 1 hour ago
- RT @ruthriley00: Prayers up for a successful surgery & rehab @SkyDigg4 🙏🙏 With your toughness & work ethic, this will be just another hurdl… 1 hour ago
- In WNBA action, @IndianaFever and @NatAchon takes on Wash at 7pm... @TulsaShock vs Phoenix at 10 pm and @kaymac_2123 plays LA at 10:30pm 1 hour ago
- RT @NDsidMasters: Don't forget your daily #IrishintheWNBA All-Star votes on wnba.com & Twitter/Facebook (use player name/hand… 2 hours ago
- We know without a doubt that @SkyDigg4 will bounce back from this injury! Prayers up for a successful and healthy recovery! 🙏🏾🍀We 💚 you Sky 18 hours ago
Men’s Basketball on YouTube
- RT @FightingIrish: 🏀DUNK YOU VERY MUCH Jerian Grant's "dunkalicious" slam is up for @ESPYS top play. VOTE NOW: ESPYS.com/vote htt… 16 hours ago
- Working With The MVP:✔️ Attending #SC30Select Camp:✔️ Winning The Leadership Award:✔️ Just another week for DJ! http://t.co/uJat4jfgi0 1 day ago
- RT @NDMikeBrey: Watching J's dunk still gives me the chills. It's a no-brainer for @ESPYS best play. Vote at ESPYS.com/vote http:… 1 day ago
- WHERE'S THE GRAVITY?!!? Jerian's "chin on the rim" dunk is up for @ESPYS Best Play. VOTE NOW: ESPYS.com/vote http://t.co/V0tn1NdQY1 2 days ago
- DJ STARS AT #SC30Select. One of just FOUR college guards invited to @StephenCurry30's camp in California, DJ shines. http://t.co/EhkzY5Ay49 3 days ago