Sound Off: NCAA Tournament Special - Smith Interview

By Eric Dutkiewicz

March 15, 2012 Updated Mar 15, 2012 at 9:02 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Purdue and Notre Dame fought off sluggish middle parts of their seasons to earn at ticket to the Big Dance.

The Boilermakers are seeded tenth in the Midwest Region, and will meet 7-seed Saint Mary's College of California 7:27 p.m. tomorrow.

The Fightin' Irish, a 7-seed in the West, face 10-seed Xavier in the Round of 64 in the West Region.

Ben Smith, a sports columnist for The Journal Gazette joins Tommy Schoegler and Kent Hormann on Sound Off: NCAA Tournament Special to talk about the Boilers' and Irish's chances this postseason.

Click on the video icon to see the fourth segment of the show, and follow Smith on Twitter (@JGBenSmith)

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