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CHAPEL HILL, NC - FEBRUARY 20: North Carolina Tar Heels fans storm the court after a win over the Duke Blue Devils during their game at the Dean Smith Center on February 20, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 74-66.

Top 5 Greatest Team Rivalries In Sports

Isn’t it better when the teams hate each other? Here are the top 5 team rivalries in sports.

03/05/2014

Eric Atkins #0 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish dribbles away from the defense of Davon Usher #0 of the Delaware Fightin Blue Hens at Purcel Pavilion on December 7, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Late Rally Not Enough As Delaware Falls To Notre Dame 80-75

Delaware cut the lead to one late, but Notre Dame held on for a 80-75 victory over the Blue Hens on Saturday in the first round of the Gotham Classic.

12/07/2013

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Temple Wastes Chances In 28-6 Loss To No. 14 Irish

Notre Dame had three quick scoring drives en route to a 28-6 victory over Temple on Saturday.

08/31/2013

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No. 1 Notre Dame Stays Unbeaten After 22-13 Win Against USC

No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.

11/24/2012

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Notre Dame Stays Perfect, Beats Wake 38-0

Notre Dame beat Wake Forest 38-0 Saturday to finish the season undefeated at home for the first time since 1998

11/17/2012

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Notre Dame Runs Past BYU 17-14

Theo Riddick ran for a career-high 143 yards, Cierre Wood added 114 yards as No. 5 Notre Dame rallied for a 17-14 victory on Saturday.

10/20/2012

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Villanova Lets Big Lead Slip Away, Loses To Notre Dame In Overtime

Pat Connaughton scored 21 points, Jack Cooley had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 23 Notre Dame erased a 20-point deficit in a 74-70 overtime victory over Villanova on Saturday night.

02/19/2012

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Penn Falls To Notre Dame In NCAA Lacrosse Tournament

Colin Igoe scored three goals and Notre Dame recovered after a slow start to beat Penn 13-6 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA lacrosse tournament.

05/15/2011

Underdog Temple Hoping For Breakthrough vs. Irish

The 10th-seeded Temple Owls will take on a prove powerhouse, the No. 2 Fighting Irish in Monday night’s second-round matchup of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.

03/20/2011