NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Five opponents that ended 2012 ranked and three NCAA Tournament teams highlight a 16-game regular season schedule for the University of Notre Dame, head coach Christine Halfpenny announced on Tuesday.
The Irish play host to four teams that ended 2012 ranked, including Ohio State (No. 15) in the home opener on Feb. 27. Other ranked home opponents include reigning Big East Champion Loyola (Md.) (No. 7) on April 12, Georgetown (No. 17) on April 14 and NCAA Champion Northwestern (No. 1) on April 24.