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Pacers-Bulls game gives boost to area businesses

South Bend, IN -- The Fighting Irish aren't playing in South Bend this weekend, but businesses are still scoring.

"Any time a big event comes to town, you're always looking for a big rush before and after the game," Adam Schmitt, General Manager of Brother's Bar and Grill, said.

The Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls played an exhibition match at Notre Dame.

Even though there was no home team to cheer them on, crowds still made their way to places like Brother's.

"With the Friday night push, it's really going to help business," Scmitt said.

He said he's expecting up to 600 people.

"We're used to it," Schmitt said. "We've got Irish Football games, so we'll be ready."

And the timing is perfect; with the Irish football team in Oklahoma and the Icers in the U.P., he's hoping tonight's sales make up for the rest of the weekend.

"A professional team in South Bend is just going to be great for everybody," Schmitt said.

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