Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Greensboro, N.C. Notre Dame won 90-82. (AP Photo/The Heral
The Herald-Sun, Bernard Thomas
March 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) Notre Dame earned a No. 3 seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament and a date with Northeastern on Thursday in Pittsburgh.

The Fighting Irish (29-5) were awarded a No. 3 seed - the only non-Big 12 team to get one - after beating Duke and North Carolina on back-to-back nights to win the ACC Tournament title.

Notre Dame is one of the nation's highest-scoring teams, averaging 78.8 points per game.

Northeastern (23-11) won the Colonial Athletic Association crown with a win over William and Mary. The Huskies are one of the best shooting teams in the country, hitting 48.6 percent of their shots.

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