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Mike Brey

  1. 6-foot-6 shooting guard becomes Notre Dame’s third 2015 commitment

    Sep 11, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT

    D1Circuit.com/Nike

    The Mater Dei product gives Notre Dame a player who performs well as a shooter, distributor and defender.

  2. Premature end to last season motivates Notre Dame’s best scoring option

    Sep 6, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Jerian Grant

    Jerian Grant was on his way to being one of the best guards in the ACC, only to have an academic issue end his season in late-December.

  3. Notre Dame looking to senior guard Jerian Grant for leadership in 2014-15

    Jul 19, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT

    Jerian Grant

    Connaughton being away from the team to play baseball has accelerated the leadership process for Grant, who averaged 19.0 points and 6.2 assists in 12 games last season.

  4. 2015 small forward Matt Ryan commits to Notre Dame

    Jul 11, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

    Notre Dame v Miami

    Notre Dame has its first commitment in the 2015 class, and Ryan’s an important acquisition for a program that will lose Jerian Grant and Pat Connaughton after next season.

  5. Mike Brey in ‘familiar territory’ as Notre Dame enters Year 2 in the ACC

    Jul 8, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

    AP

    Notre Dame’s Mike Brey is turning to past experiences as the Fighting Irish look to climb the ACC standings in Year 2.

  6. Fighting Alumni won The Basketball Tournament in typical Notre Dame style

    Jun 29, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT

    Terrence Payne/NBC Sports

    Ball movement and 3-point shooting helped the Notre Dame Fighting Alumni win the first annual Basketball Tournament.

  7. Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey wants the ACC to play 20 conference games

    Jun 16, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

    AP

    Mike Brey says he’ll continue to push for more conference games.

  8. Will Pat Connaughton finish basketball career at Notre Dame, even if MLB Draft calls?

    May 29, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

    Iowa State v Notre Dame

    Notre Dame rising senior wing Pat Connaughton has a choice between focusing strictly on baseball if he’s selected in June’s MLB Draft or working out an agreement with his drafting team to finish out his basketball career at Notre Dame.

  9. Eric Atkins, Notre Dame beat No. 7 Duke, turn around their season?

    Jan 4, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

    Eric Atkins, Quinn Cook

    For the first time in 19 games against former assistant coaches, Mike Krzyzewski has been beaten. And while it isn’t necessarily a surprise that it was Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey that did it, it is a surprise that it happened this season. The Fighting Irish were dealt a bad hand last month when…

  10. Eric Atkins comes up big in Notre Dame’s overtime victory over Canisius

    Dec 29, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT

    atkins

    With the announcement that leading scorer Jerian Grant was done for the season for academic reasons, it was clear that Notre Dame needed to figure out how they would account for the 19.0 points and 6.2 assists per game that the senior provided. Given Grant’s impact on both ends of the floor, this is not…

  11. New Year’s Resolutions: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    Dec 28, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

    Mike Brey

    Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out. WHAT…

  12. Report: Notre Dame sophomore wing Cam Biedscheid to transfer

    Dec 23, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT

    Iowa State v Notre Dame

    The news for Notre Dame basketball went from bad to worse on Monday afternoon as it was reported by Scout.com’s Ben Weixlmann that sophomore wing Cam Biedscheid will transfer from the school. This transfer comes after Sunday’s news that guard Jerian Grant will miss the rest of the season due to an academic matter. Biedscheid,…

  13. Home loss to North Dakota State doesn’t help Notre Dame’s meager resume

    Dec 11, 2013, 9:40 PM EDT

    brey

    With the preseason favorites to win the Summit League visiting South Bend, tonight’s game against North Dakota State was no gimme for Notre Dame. And that’s exactly how it played out, as Marshall Bjorklund and his experienced teammates proved to be too much for the Fighting Irish to handle. Bjorklund scored 26 points on 11-for-14…

  14. Notre Dame lets off cruise control for a win over Bryant

    Dec 9, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT

    Mike Brey

        Bryant played in its first nationally televised game on the road Monday at Notre Dame on ESPNU, and they put up a fight against the Irish in a 70-59 loss. Although Notre Dame was 6-2 entering the game, Bryant showed confidence throughout the game as Notre Dame never seemed to do what they…

  15. Notre Dame beats Stetson with ease

    Nov 10, 2013, 4:06 PM EDT

    Fighting Irish's Brey holds his team back against Eagles during their NCAA men's college basketball game at the 2013 Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York

    Notre Dame had little problem disposing of Stetson on Sunday afternoon winning 80-49. After struggling to put Miami (OH) away for much of their opening game on Friday night, a 74-62 win, the Irish left no doubt against Stetson today getting out to a 51-21 halftime advantage. The starting Notre Dame backcourt was impressive as…

  16. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 24 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    Oct 1, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

    Fighting Irish's Brey holds his team back against Eagles during their NCAA men's college basketball game at the 2013 Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  17. Notre Dame presents Chris Christie check for Hurricane Sandy relief

    Jan 21, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT

    Mike Brey

    Even months after the storm, the relief effort to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy still is in full swing. Notre Dame did their part to help recently, presenting a check to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for $10,003 for the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund at halftime of the Fighting Irish’s 69-66 victory…

  18. NOTRE DAME WINS…..at Cincinnati

    Jan 7, 2013, 8:43 PM EDT

    Notre Dame v Cincinnati

    I know. I couldn’t resist. In the only match-up between Top 25 teams on the night, the no.17 Fighting Irish got the good vibes started for their football counterparts in Miami with a 66-60 victory over the no.21 Bearcats. Notre Dame took the lead at the 2:50 mark of the first half and never gave…

  19. Notre Dame coach Mike Brey makes prediction about timing of Irish exit from Big East

    Oct 17, 2012, 12:06 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Xavier v Notre Dame

    NEW YORK, N.Y.—Notre Dame is headed to the ACC and, now, the only question that remains is when that move will happen. On Wednesday at Big East Media Day in New York City, Irish coach Mike Brey weighed in. “I think the chances that we stay another year are higher than not,” Brey said. “My…

  20. Demetrius Jackson to decide between Illinois, Notre Dame this week

    Sep 24, 2012, 5:35 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Xavier v Notre Dame

    Looks like guard Demetrius Jackson is ready to make his college decision. Brian Snow of Scout. com reports that he five-star point guard from Mishawaka (Ind.) Marian High School will choose between Notre Dame and Illinois on Thursday. The announcement will be televised. Snow spoke to Jackson’s AAU coach Rod Creech about the guard’s decision.…

  21. Big East commissioner Mike Aresco says no discussions yet on Notre Dame early departure

    Sep 14, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT

    Mike Brey

    The ACC announced this week that Notre Dame would be joining the conference in all sports except for football, but the news leaves an undetermined variable: when will it happen? According to Big East commissioner Mike Aresco, his conference has not begun discussions with Notre Dame as to when or if the Irish will be…

  22. Notre Dame will leave Big East, follow Syracuse and Pittsburgh to ACC

    Sep 12, 2012, 10:06 AM EDT

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    Notre Dame has accepted an invitation from the ACC to join the conference in all sports with the exception of football, the league announced Wednesday. In football, the Irish will now play five games per season against ACC schools. “We are committed to keeping the Atlantic Coast Conference a vibrant and competitive league dedicated to…

  23. Mike Brey tweets picture of himself with his ‘dawg’, rapper 2 Chainz

    Aug 11, 2012, 9:46 AM EDT

    Mike Brey 2 Chainz

    It’s sometimes one of the most elusive aspects of recruiting for a high-major Division I basketball coach: Connecting with the youth, the exact guys that you’re trying to lure to your basketball team. No coach wants to look like a curmudgeon who spins Dean Martin records all day and wears his pants up high enough…

  24. Brey may ditch his mock turtleneck for a kilt

    Sep 6, 2010, 9:18 PM EDT

    If it’s a good cause, Mike Brey’s isn’t above switching his traditional game attire (a black mock turtleneck) to something less traditional. McDazzle Like a kilt. Notre Dame’s coach is taking part in the “McDazzle 2010 Men in Kilts” event, which raises money and awareness for the Ronald McDonald charities in South Bend, Ind. Brey’s…