From a women's sports perspective, Notre Dame is a desirable school for any league to have. For women's basketball, the Irish's move strengthens the ACC but is a big blow to the Big East.
UConn hosts UNC on Saturday in Hartford in what has become an annual track meet in high-tops. But frenetic pace aside, the Tar Heels must take care of the ball and rebound to have a chance at toppling the No. 1 Huskies.
Geno Auriemma and Sylvia Hatchell might be opposites. But their teams, UConn and UNC, have a lot in common: entertaining, fast-paced, fantastic basketball.