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Notre Dame Women Celebrate First ACC Basketball Tournament Title

March 10, 2014Comments (15)

Notre Dame Women Celebrate First ACC Basketball Tournament Title

In its first season in the ACC, Notre Dame added a conference tournament title to its regular season championship. The Fighting Irish pulled away in the second half to beat second-seeded Duke, 69-53. Notre Dame was led by Jewell Loyd, who scored 26 points. At 32-0, the Fighting Irish extended the best start in school [...]


Watch: Digger Phelps Enters Notre Dame Ring Of Honor

January 20, 2014Comments (0)

Watch: Digger Phelps Enters Notre Dame Ring Of Honor

On the 40th anniversary of Notre Dame’s historic win over UCLA, Digger Phelps was honored at halftime of Sunday night’s game against Virginia Tech. Watch here to see Phelps enter the Notre Dame Ring of Honor! And while you are here, below are some highlights from Notre Dame’s win over Virginia Tech as the Irish [...]


Relive Notre Dame Basketball’s Upset of #7 Duke!

January 6, 2014Comments (1)

Relive Notre Dame Basketball's Upset of #7 Duke!

Notre Dame began its inaugural season of ACC play with a 79-77 upset over Duke at home. The Irish were down by double digits in the 2nd half, but Eric Atkins tied the game at 60 with under 10 minutes to play. From there, Pat Connaughton and Garrick Sherman helped seal the Irish victory. Atkins [...]


Notre Dame Tops Bryant, Connaughton Beats 1st Half Buzzer

December 10, 2013Comments (0)

Notre Dame Tops Bryant, Connaughton Beats 1st Half Buzzer

Jerian Grant led all scorers with 23 points to help Notre Dame beat Bryant 70-59 on Monday night. Pat Connaughton added 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the victory. Notre Dame will play North Dakota State on Wednesday. Before we get to the highlights from Notre Dame’s win though, we have a clip from [...]


Notre Dame Upset by Indiana State – Highlights

November 18, 2013Comments (0)

Notre Dame Upset by Indiana State - Highlights

Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey suffered his 1st home loss in the month of November, losing to Indiana State 83-70 on Sunday. Eric Atkins led the Irish with 18 points. Jerian Grant had 17 and Pat Connaughton finished with 16.


Notre Dame vs. Miami (OH) Highlights

November 9, 2013Comments (2)

Notre Dame vs. Miami (OH) Highlights

Notre Dame easily moved to 1-0 on the season with a 74-62 win over Miami (OH).  The Irish were led by Jerian Grant’s 26 point outburst on opening night.  The Fighting Irish only led by 7 at the midway point, but stretched the lead throughout the 2nd half.  Eric Atkins added 10 points and 6 [...]


Countdown to Tipoff – Mike Brey on Joining the ACC

November 7, 2013Comments (0)

Countdown to Tipoff - Mike Brey on Joining the ACC

The ACC Digital Network is ramping up for the 2013-14 college basketball season and their Countdown to Tipoff series of videos continued with a chat with Mike Brey about Notre Dame’s first season as a member of the ACC.  Hear what Brey had to say about joining the ACC below.


Another Early Exit

March 24, 2013Comments (12)

Another Early Exit

A Notre Dame coaching staff and team that has struggled in the NCAA tournament in the past, continued to do so again Friday night


Notre Dame – Louisville Dancing in NYC Again

March 15, 2013Comments (0)

Notre Dame - Louisville Dancing in NYC Again

After Notre Dame’s 73-64 victory over #12 Marquette in Madison Square Garden last night, the Irish have set up another Big East Championship semi-final match up with the Louisville Cardinals – the third, and final, year in a row the two future ACC members will meet in the Big East semis. Led by sophomore guard [...]


New Notre Dame Basketball Jerseys Are… Interesting

March 1, 2013Comments (22)

New Notre Dame Basketball Jerseys Are... Interesting

The Notre Dame basketball team will be wearing some new jerseys for the Big East and NCAA Tournaments that are ahem… interesting.  Part McDonald’s Shamrock Shake, part basketball uniform, these new jerseys are sure to raise of the ire of Notre Dame fans who have freaked out over far less bold jerseys from the football [...]


Defense Paces Notre Dame In Win Over Cincy

February 25, 2013Comments (0)

Defense Paces Notre Dame In Win Over Cincy

The Notre Dame basketball team has gotten seriously defensive in the last week.  On Monday night the Irish set a school record for fewest points allowed in a Big East game with 42 in a win over Pitt.  That record lasted all of six days with the Irish besting that by a point with a [...]


Coach Mike Brey

February 23, 2013Comments (3)

Coach Mike Brey

He sits there stoic in his mock turtleneck, hardly ever showing any emotion other than encouragement. He has paced the sideline for the Irish now for over 12 years, and is now tied(Lou Carnesecca) for 4th in all time wins in the Big East, and is the 3rd longest tenured coach in Notre Dame basketball history(Phelps, Keogan). The man we speak of is Irish basketball coach Mike Brey. A graduate of George Washington University, Brey started his college coaching career in 1987 as an assistant under legendary Duke coach, Mike Krzyzewski. He stayed with the Duke program as an assistant until 1995, before being hired as the head coach of the Delaware Blue Hen. Under Brey, the Blue Hen flourished, going 99-52 in 6 years, while reaching the NCAA tournament twice.


Notre Dame Battles Back, Beats Pitt 51-42

February 19, 2013Comments (0)

Notre Dame Battles Back, Beats Pitt 51-42

Notre Dame’s men’s basketball team improved to 4-1 on the season against ranked teams on Monday night with a 51-42 victory over the 20th ranked Pitt Panthers on the road.  The Irish took down the Panthers despite starting the game on the wrong end of a 19-3 Pitt run. Jack Cooley and Jerian Grant paced [...]


Hoops Week in Review

February 15, 2013Comments (2)

Hoops Week in Review

In what was an incredibly exciting and draining week for Notre Dame basketball fans, the #21st ranked Irish snagged two more victories, with both coming in overtime.


Notre Dame Wins 5 OT Thriller

February 10, 2013Comments (3)

Notre Dame Wins 5 OT Thriller

Things looked pretty bleak for Notre Dame on Saturday night with less than a minute left in regulation at Purcell Pavilion in their showdown with #11 Louisville.  With ESPN College Gameday on hand, the Irish trailed the Cardinals 56-48 as the clock read 0:50 after a Chane Behanan free throw. Down 8 points with 50 [...]


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