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  1. Some Things Never Change

    Jan 30, 2014, 12:04 AM EDT

    Just two seasons ago I was living and dying with the Notre Dame women’s basketball program as the secondary media contact to the squad. The 2011-12 squad was coming off of its first NCAA Final Four in years and the journey I was on with the team would lead to the second (of three) in…

  2. The Ugly Duckling

    Jan 29, 2014, 11:25 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 (and the…

  3. Listen In Everyone

    Jan 22, 2014, 2:16 AM 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…

  4. A Day To Remember In Purcell

    Jan 20, 2014, 10:17 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…

  5. Getting Acclimated

    Jan 19, 2014, 10:04 AM 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. WBB: At The Half

    Jan 17, 2014, 1:54 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…

  7. What Though The Odds Be Great Or Small

    Jan 5, 2014, 11:31 AM 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…

  8. The @NDmbb Progress Report

    Jan 3, 2014, 4:16 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. New Look Irish

    Dec 30, 2013, 2:31 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…

  14. Freshman Friday: Kristina Nelson

    Dec 20, 2013, 2:58 PM EDT

    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 the team circle. You can follow Rachel…

  15. 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…

  16. Team Facilitator

    Dec 10, 2013, 9:09 AM 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…

  17. The Complete Game

    Dec 9, 2013, 9:25 AM 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…

  18. McCaffery Family’s Irish Roots Run Deep

    Dec 3, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT

    This post was originally published on the Notre Dame Monogram Club blog. When the Fighting Irish men’s basketball team takes the floor in Iowa City this evening (9:15 pm ET on ESPN2), there will be at least a couple Iowans with deep ties to Notre Dame. Fran McCaffery, head coach of the 23rd-ranked Hawkeyes, served as an…

  19. Spitting Out The Big Red

    Dec 3, 2013, 8:48 AM EDT

    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 the team circle. You can follow Rachel…

  20. Weekend of Hoops

    Nov 25, 2013, 10:43 AM 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…

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