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Notre Dame president credited for transforming school dies

The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, talks about his experiences over 90 years of life at his desk in the Hesburgh Library on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., in this Sept. 24, 2007 file photo. The priest who transformed the University of Notre Dame into an academic power during his 35 years in charge while also serving as an adviser to popes and presidents died Thursday night Feb. 26, 2015 at age 97 according to University spokesman Paul Browne. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for football, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents or legendary football coaches.

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No. 4 Notre Dame women top Pitt 87-59, clinch share of ACC

Notre Dame forward Taya Reimer (12) brings the ball up as Pittsburgh forward Monica Wignot (24) gives chase during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Notre Dame couldn’t miss a shot at the start of the second half against Pittsburgh.

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Loyd scores 20, No. 4 Irish beat No. 8 Louisville 68-52

Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd (32) and Louisville guard Jude Schimmel battle for a loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Taya Reimer added 16 and fourth-ranked Notre Dame took control with a 16-0 second-half run to beat No. 8 Louisville 68-52 Monday, the 12th straight victory for the Fighting Irish.

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