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  1. Irish In The WNBA • June 4, 2014

    Jun 4, 2014, 11:33 AM EST

    Photo by Joseph Weiser / Notre Dame Media Relations

    With the WNBA season in full bore, I thought we should start giving weekly updates on how your favorite women’s basketball alumni are doing in the league. Before we begin, take a minute to vote for the three women’s basketball alums in the WNBA – Skylar Diggs (Tulsa Shock), Kayla McBride (San Antonio Stars) and…

  2. The Basketball Tournament

    Apr 25, 2014, 10:28 AM EST

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    What if I told you that you could play in a basketball tournament with a $500,000 winner-take-all prize? Well now you can! Just don’t expect to win as eight former members of the Irish basketball squad are joining forces to try and bring home the prize. In true Notre Dame fashion, the team plans on…

  3. Reliving The Duke Game In Photos

    Apr 10, 2014, 5:47 PM EST

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    Grant Beachy (@GrantBeachy) is a freelance photographer from Goshen (Ind.) who had the opportunity to shoot a variety Notre Dame events this year. A former touring drummer, Beachy has owned his own recording studio, Electric Angel Studios, since 2005. In addition to recording, mixing and mastering audio tracks, Beachy has begun a career in photography. You…

  4. Game Day In The Music City

    Apr 9, 2014, 9:16 AM EST

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    Gary Paczesny is a member of the Notre Dame women’s basketball travel party that will be writing a daily blog about traveling to the Women’s Final Four in Nashville, Tenn. The day of the NCAA Championship game for the Irish was just like the 37 games before.  The Irish ate breakfast at the hotel and watched…

  5. Day Four In The Music City – Maryland Game

    Apr 7, 2014, 9:47 PM EST

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    Gary Paczesny is a member of the Notre Dame women’s basketball travel party that will be writing a daily blog about traveling to the Women’s Final Four in Nashville, Tenn. Game day means one thing, a return to a routine. Many times teams are taken out of their daily routines as they attend media sessions,…

  6. Day Three In The Music City

    Apr 6, 2014, 12:10 AM EST

    Michaela Mabrey (photo by Maria Massa)

    Gary Paczesny is a member of the Notre Dame women’s basketball travel party that will be writing a daily blog about traveling to the Women’s Final Four in Nashville, Tenn. Saturday in Nashville started early as the Fighting Irish enjoyed breakfast at the team hotel before departing for Bridgestone Arena for meetings with the media.…

  7. Day Two In The Music City

    Apr 5, 2014, 8:33 AM EST

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    Gary Paczesny is a member of the Notre Dame women’s basketball travel party that will be writing a daily blog about traveling to the Women’s Final Four in Nashville, Tenn. The first full day for the Irish began with a few players, along with Coach McGraw heading over to Bridgestone Arena, site of the Final…

  8. Day One In The Music City

    Apr 4, 2014, 12:43 PM EST

    Taya Reimer (Photo/Joe Weiser)

    Gary Paczesny is a member of the Notre Dame women’s basketball travel party that will be writing a daily blog about traveling to the Women’s Final Four in Nashville, Tenn. After departing the Purcell Pavilion on Thursday afternoon, the Fighting Irish boarded their charter flight headed for the Music City; Nashville, Tennessee. The MD-83 airplane touched down just…

  9. Irish #NotDoneYet

    Apr 1, 2014, 1:59 PM EST

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    Rachel Murphy, an official 2013-14 basketball beat writer for the In The Paint blog, is currently a sophomore at St. Mary’s College. Over the course of the year Rachel will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and stories from inside the team circle. You can follow Rachel (and…

  10. Irish Madness: Austin Carr Region

    Mar 18, 2014, 3:08 PM EST

    In one of the most impressive performances in college basketball history, Jerian Grant scored 12 points in a span of 28 seconds during the final minute of regulation. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    As the NCAA brackets have been unveiled on both the men’s and the women’s side, we thought it would be fun to have a competition to find the best basketball moment in Notre Dame men’s basketball history. The Austin Carr Region will house eight moments from the history of the men’s basketball program. Today, we…

  11. The Impossible is Possible

    Mar 11, 2014, 5:31 PM EST

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    Mike Franz, the official 2013-14 men’s basketball beat writer for the In The Paint blog, is currently a sophomore at Holy Cross College. Over the course of the year Mike will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and stories from inside the team circle. You can follow Mike (and the…

  12. @NDwbb’s Thursday Night Obsession – Scandal

    Mar 11, 2014, 5:17 PM EST

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    Anyone who’s seen an episode of ABC’s Scandal knows it’s addictive, but for the women of Notre Dame women’s basketball, it’s an obsession! Week after week, the dramatic series manages to pack in more and more– you guessed it – Scandal. Olivia Pope, the fearless and flawless leader of the show manages to “fix” the…

  13. MADE IN MARCH – Postseason Gear

    Mar 6, 2014, 12:09 PM EST

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    The Notre Dame basketball programs unveiled their postseason uniforms on Thursday, March 6th.   Below you will find photos of the Notre Dame uniforms, shooting shirt and the shoes the Irish may wear during their run in postseason play.       WOMEN’S    

  14. End of an Era

    Mar 1, 2014, 11:40 PM EST

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    November 12, 2010: Notre Dame played Georgia Southern in Eric Atkins and Tom Knight‘s first regular season home game the duo participated in (Knight preserved a year of eligibility in his first year on campus). Atkins scored nine points in 22 minutes and Knight scored seven points in nine minutes as Notre Dame won, 98-61. November 12, 2011: Notre…

  15. Senior Day Stockings

    Feb 28, 2014, 4:48 PM EST

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    As the Irish men’s basketball program gets set to send out four of its student-athletes in their final regular season game at Purcell, the Notre Dame student body, the Leprechaun Legion is getting ready for their best giveaway of the 2013-14 season. Early arriving members of the Legion will receive a pair of bright green…

  16. Game Changer

    Feb 22, 2014, 11:25 PM EST

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    Mike Franz, the official 2013-14 men’s basketball beat writer for the In The Paint blog, is currently a sophomore at Holy Cross College. Over the course of the year Mike will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and stories from inside the team circle. You can follow Mike (and the…

  17. NDWBB: Seven Senior Statistics

    Feb 19, 2014, 12:21 PM EST

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    This year’s women’s basketball senior class of Natalie Achonwa, Kayla McBride and Ariel Braker have had phenomenal career’s donning the Irish uniform. As their time with the Notre Dame winds down, let’s go back and look at “Seven Scintillating Senior Statistics.”     126 The trio has a 126-14 (.900) overall record over the past…

  18. Home Sweet Home

    Feb 19, 2014, 11:32 AM EST

    Pat Connaughton notched his first double-double of the season on Sunday. (PHOTO/Snowden)

    Mike Franz, the official 2013-14 men’s basketball beat writer for the In The Paint blog, is currently a sophomore at Holy Cross College. Over the course of the year Mike will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and stories from inside the team circle. You can follow Mike (and the…

  19. A “Big” Night for the Irish

    Feb 14, 2014, 8:00 PM EST

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    Mike Franz, the official 2013-14 men’s basketball beat writer for the In The Paint blog, is currently a sophomore at Holy Cross College. Over the course of the year Mike will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and stories from inside the team circle. You can follow Mike (and the…

  20. Up and Coming Star

    Feb 10, 2014, 12:07 PM EST

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    Mike Franz, the official 2013-14 men’s basketball beat writer for the In The Paint blog, is currently a sophomore at Holy Cross College. Over the course of the year Mike will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and stories from inside the team circle. You can follow Mike (and the…

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