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  1. The Death of the Sixth Man

    Jan 3, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

    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…

  2. Digger’s Day – January 19th

    Jan 2, 2014, 11:47 PM EDT

    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…

  3. How The Green Jerseys Came To Be

    Jan 2, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Notre Dame Football Blog:
    Rachel Murphy, the official 2013-14 women’s 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…

  4. 15 Things Digger Phelps Taught Me in 60 Minutes

    Dec 30, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    A few weeks ago, former Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Richard “Digger” Phelps took an hour to speak with three members of the @JrNDBloggers, Anna Gonzalez, Rachel Murphy and Mike Franz. Here are Anna’s thoughts on the experience… When it comes to the whole “wisdom” thing, Digger Phelps is…

  5. Back On Track

    Dec 16, 2013, 3:44 PM EDT

    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…

  6. 22 Goes For 26

    Nov 9, 2013, 5:20 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish men’s basketball team played their first regular season game against the Redhawks of Miami (OH). The basketball game was one of three sporting events being played on Notre Dame’s campus Friday evening (along with the men’s soccer game and the hockey game). Fortunately the soccer team beat Pittsburgh 2-0 and…

  7. The Pondering Knight Returns

    Nov 2, 2013, 12:28 PM EDT

    In the same night Jackie Moon made an appearance at the Notre Dame Football Pep Rally (played by Head Coach Mike Brey), Notre Dame Basketball held their final exhibition game in Purcell tonight against Tusculum. The team won in decisive fashion, beating the Pioneers 93-44. Tonight also marked the return of the player known as…

  8. Freshman Friday: Lindsay Allen

    Oct 25, 2013, 10:35 AM EDT

    Rachel Murphy, the official 2013-14 woen’s 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…

  9. Paving a New Legacy: The Legion is Ready

    Oct 24, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT

    Monday evening the Notre Dame Men’s Basketball team held an open practice along with a dinner afterwards for the team’s season ticket holders. This showcase allowed for the most faithful Irish fans to see how the team is performing as well as meet their favorite players after practice. This event was a great community function…

  10. Irish Travel To #ACCMediaDay

    Oct 16, 2013, 10:22 AM EDT

    The triumvirate of Jerian Grant, Eric Atkins and Irish head coach Mike Brey traveled to Charlotte for the first ACC media day for the Irish since they became members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The video below is live video from the ACC Digital Network. Jerian and Eric will take the podium at 10:50 A.M.…

  11. Coming Home To The Dome: Sara Liebscher ’91, MBA ’93

    Aug 22, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    There are many student-athletes that graduate from the University of Notre Dame and enter careers outside of sports after they hang up their uniform for the final time. However, you may not know that some find their way back to Notre Dame to help mold the next-generation of student-athlete…

  12. Connecting With Old ACC Memories

    Jul 3, 2013, 10:41 AM EDT

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    Notre Dame began their ACC tenure on July 1, 2013 after an 18-year relationship with the BIG EAST that dates back to 1995. (I would like to thank Notre Dame Media Relations, Fighting Irish Digital Media and the Associated Press for contributing to this piece) Inside the athletics lore…

  13. Know Your Enemy: The UT Martin Skyhawks

    Mar 24, 2013, 10:06 AM EDT

    Happy Sunday morning to Irish fans everywhere. As you all know, it’s game day here in the Hawkeye State where the Irish woke up to overcast skies and snow flurries (any concern we may have had about conditions outside the arena being unlike South Bend conditions can be put to rest). Later this morning the…

  14. How Does The Clock Really Work?

    Feb 20, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Near the end of last night’s basketball game between #1 Indiana and #4 Michigan State, it appeared the Breslin Center clock operator made an embarrassing blunder. On back-to-back plays with under 30 seconds to play, the clock failed to start. First, on a Michigan State possession, and later, as the Hoosiers tried to inbound the…

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