Sep 11, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT
The Mater Dei product gives Notre Dame a player who performs well as a shooter, distributor and defender.
Sep 6, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT
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.
Jul 19, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT
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.
Jul 11, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT
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.
Jul 8, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT
Notre Dame’s Mike Brey is turning to past experiences as the Fighting Irish look to climb the ACC standings in Year 2.
Jun 29, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT
Ball movement and 3-point shooting helped the Notre Dame Fighting Alumni win the first annual Basketball Tournament.
Jun 16, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT
Mike Brey says he’ll continue to push for more conference games.
May 29, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT
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.
Jan 4, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT
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…
Dec 29, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT
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…
Dec 28, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT
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…
Dec 23, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT
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,…
Dec 11, 2013, 9:40 PM EDT
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…
Dec 9, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT
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…
Nov 10, 2013, 4:06 PM EDT
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…
Oct 1, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT
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…
Jan 21, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT
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…
Jan 7, 2013, 8:43 PM EDT
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…
Oct 17, 2012, 12:06 PM EDT
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…
Sep 24, 2012, 5:35 PM EDT
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.…
Sep 14, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT
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…
Sep 12, 2012, 10:06 AM EDT
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…
Aug 11, 2012, 9:46 AM EDT
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…
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…
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