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

    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.

  2. What role have injuries played in college basketball this season?

    Jan 20, 2014, 12:27 PM EDT

    Grant Gibbs, Kameron Rooks, David Kravish

    Dan Hanner, who crunches numbers over at, puts out one of my favorite columns of the year when he breaks down the offensive and defensive efficiencies of teams that suffer serious injuries throughout the season. You can read it here and here. It’s worth your time. Some of the most interesting numbers that Hanner…

  3. Broken left hand to sideline Notre Dame’s Zach Auguste 4-6 weeks

    Oct 17, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

    Iowa State v Notre Dame

    With Jack Cooley having graduated after leading the team in both scoring (13.1 ppg) and rebounding (10.1 rpg), Notre Dame has a sizable hole to fill in its front court this season. One player expected to figure prominently in the Fighting Irish’s plans is sophomore Zach Auguste, who averaged 3.7 points and 2.7 rebounds in…

  4. 2014 power forward Martin Geben verbally commits to Notre Dame

    Sep 6, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT

    Iowa State v Notre Dame

    With Jack Cooley having graduated and Tom Knight and Garrick Sherman both being seniors, Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey could have used a win on the recruiting trail when it comes to adding to the front court rotation. The Fighting Irish heard the news they were hoping for on Friday, as 6-9 power forward…

  5. Peyton Siva delivers, Louisville advances to Big East final

    Mar 15, 2013, 11:53 PM EDT

    Peyton Siva

    NEW YORK, N.Y.– Peyton Siva’s play down the stretch last season was one of the major reasons Louisville made a run to the Final Four in New Orleans. His run of strong outings began in the 2012 Big East. After No. 4 Louisville’s win Friday night over Notre Dame, we have to ask ourselves if…

  6. The Little Dances: Championship Week Day 11 Preview

    Mar 15, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

    notre dame neon

    The NCAA Tournament doesn’t get going until March 19, but for the real college hoops fans, the days leading up to Selection Sunday is when the madness really begins. Over the next two weeks teams will fight for the postseason lives. Bubbles will burst and tickets will be punched, and Cinderellas will be born. This…

  7. Big East will take no further action after St. John’s-Notre Dame altercation

    Mar 6, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT

    Notre Dame St. John's altercation

    The Big East Conference will take no further action against the players involved in Tuesday night’s altercation between St. John’s and Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., the league announced Wednesday. With under two minutes to play in Notre Dame’s 66-40 victory, St. John’s sophomore Sir’Dominic Pointer and Notre Dame freshman Cameron Biedscheid began fighting…

  8. Ejections made after fight breaks out between Notre Dame, St. John’s (VIDEO)

    Mar 5, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT

    Pointer fight

    Notre Dame led by 26 points against St. John’s with under two minutes to play Tuesday when Jack Cooley was being subbed out of the game for the final time on Senior Night. As he walked toward the bench to make the substitution, a fight between St. John’s sophomore Sir’Dominic Pointer and Notre Dame freshman…

  9. Will Scott Martin return to the Notre Dame lineup this season?

    Feb 27, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT

    Scott Martin

    While Scott Martin has sat on the bench trying to recover from lingering injuries the past nine games, his Notre Dame teammates have helped the Irish to a 22-6 overall record and 10-5 in conference play. But there remains no timetable for a return for the sixth-year senior, according to Jeff Goodman of “It…

  10. Garrick Sherman emerges for 1st time in Big East play to lead Notre Dame in 5 OTs

    Feb 10, 2013, 10:43 AM EDT

    Garrick Sherman

    In the ten Big East games prior to No. 25 Notre Dame’s five-overtime thriller against No. 11 Louisville, Garrick Sherman had only appeared in six and averaged two points in just over 10 minutes per game. Saturday night, though, he was just what the Irish needed. His 17 points came all in the the second…

  11. Pregame Shootaround 2.9.13: Peyton Siva, Russ Smith meet tough Notre Dame backcourt in South Bend

    Feb 9, 2013, 9:32 AM EDT

    Russ Smith Peyton Siva

    Game of the Day: No. 11 Louisville vs. No. 25 Notre Dame (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN) Louisville has won three straight games after losing three in a row as part of a bad stretch in late January. In hand with that turnaround has been Peyton Siva reemerging after struggling during the Cardinals’ losing streak. Since…

  12. Scott Martin reportedly might never play for Notre Dame again due to injury

    Jan 23, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT

    Scott Martin

    Notre Dame senior Scott Martin will be sidelined for two to three weeks as he takes time to rest an aching knee, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. There is the possibility, though, that the nagging injury will keep him off the court for the remainder of the year, effectively ending his college career. Martin, 24,…

  13. Shabazz Napier, Tyler Olander power Connecticut to road win over No. 17 Notre Dame

    Jan 12, 2013, 4:27 PM EDT

    Shabazz Napier

    The Connecticut backcourt duo of Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright combined for 34 points and nine assists as the unranked Huskies upset No. 17 Notre Dame Saturday in South Bend, Ind., 65-58. Boatright and Napier have been the engine of the Connecticut offense all season and, despite a tough matchup with Eric Atkins and Jerian…

  14. Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson wants to play college basketball

    Jan 4, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT

    Everett Golson, oe Trebitz

    On Monday the college football season ends, with either Notre Dame or Alabama adding another national championship to their storied programs. Friday morning, Notre Dame redshirt freshman quarterback, Everett Golson – who led the Fighting Irish to a 12-0 season to this point – told the media that he would like to hit the hardwood,…

  15. Late Night Snack: St. Joseph’s knocks off Notre Dame in overtime

    Nov 17, 2012, 1:45 AM EDT


    Games of the Day 1. St. Joseph’s 79, Notre Dame 70 (OT) – St. Joseph’s was not leaving with a loss, especially Langston Galloway had already lost his tooth after getting tangled up with Jerian Grant and landing face first into the Barclays Center floor. The Hawks forced overtime by holding the Irish offense in check.…

  16. 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…

  17. Notre Dame in ‘very preliminary conversations’ to exit Big East early

    Oct 13, 2012, 12:29 PM EDT

    Mike Brey huddle

    After announcing last month its intentions to leave the Big East and join the ACC, Notre Dame is now in “very early conversations” to forego the standard 27-month waiting period and realign early, the Associated Press is reporting. ”We’ve begun very preliminary conversations with the Big East,” Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick told the…

  18. Austin Torres, teammate of Notre Dame commit Demetrius Jackson, pledges to Irish

    Oct 2, 2012, 10:46 AM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Xavier v Notre Dame

    Within days, 2013 forward Austin Torres went from a mid-major prospect to a high-major commit, rescinding his pledge to Central Michigan and following AAU teammate Demetrius Jackson to Notre Dame. Torres, a 6-7, 210-pound forward, held no Division-I offers prior to last summer, according to the South Bend Tribune, and was considering other offers from…

  19. 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.…

  20. 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…

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

    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…

  22. Orlando Woolridge, former Notre Dame standout and father of four, dies at age 52

    Jun 2, 2012, 11:15 AM EDT


    Former Notre Dame standout and NBA forward Orlando Woolridge has died. He was 52 years old. Woolridge passed away at his parents’ home in Louisiana shortly before midnight Thursday. He had recently been under hospice care for a chronic heart condition. He played for four seasons at Notre Dame before being selected sixth overall in…

  23. Notre Dame’s Scott Martin granted sixth year of eligibility by NCAA

    May 12, 2012, 9:24 AM EDT


    The NCAA has granted Notre Dame forward Scott Martin a sixth year of eligibility, allowing him to return for the 2012-13 season, the school announced in a statement Friday night. “We’re thrilled in the NCAA’s decision to grant Scott a sixth year of eligibility,” Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said in the release. “Scott was…

  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…

  25. Indiana should've done this years ago …

    Aug 16, 2010, 8:16 PM EDT

      It took 41 years, but the Hoosier Classic is back. Only it’s now called the Crossroads Classic. Whatever. The important thing is Indiana’s hoops powers – Butler, Indiana, Notre Dame and Purdue – will play each other. It’s Purdue vs. Butler and Notre Dame vs. Indiana in 2011, and Indiana vs. Butler and Purdue…