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  1. Room For Improvement

    Nov 18, 2013, 7:44 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…

  2. Chopping Down The Sycamores

    Nov 15, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

    When the Sycamores of Indiana State take the Purcell Pavilion floor this Sunday against the Irish, it will not be your normal early-season contest. Coming off one of the better seasons in recent school history, the Sycamores look to continue the trend of knocking off high-level opponents. Last year, the Sycamores played 10 games against…

  3. Playing Through The Pain

    Nov 12, 2013, 9:03 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. Irish In High Gear Early In 2013-14

    Nov 10, 2013, 1:01 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Freshman Friday: Taya Reimer

    Nov 8, 2013, 11:47 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…

  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. Women’s Basketball Takes On Two States

    Nov 1, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT

    The Notre Dame Women’s Basketball team tipped off the season with Wednesday night’s exhibition game against California University of Pennsylvania. In typical fashion, Purcell Pavilion was filled to the rafters as the Irish took down the Vulcans in a 118-49 victory. As if the score isn’t telling enough, the Irish were dominant to say the…

  9. The New Journey Begins

    Oct 28, 2013, 11:54 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…

  10. Irish Men Begin New Journey: My Thoughts

    Oct 28, 2013, 12:09 PM EDT

    With the Irish men’s basketball team beginning their new journey tonight at 7:00 p.m. (ET) against the University of Indianapolis in an exhibition contest, I felt I should give my three thoughts on Notre Dame before we get underway. Before I begin, I would be remiss if I didn’t let you know that you can…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. Paving A New Legacy: Auguste Suffers Injury

    Oct 19, 2013, 1:31 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…

  14. 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.…

  15. Paving a New Legacy: @NDMBB Media Day

    Oct 10, 2013, 9:40 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…

  16. Paving A New Legacy: Confidence is Key

    Oct 2, 2013, 9:04 AM EDT

    Today the Notre Dame men’s basketball team held their second official practice of the year. Holding practice in “The Pit” at Purcell Pavilion was a good way for the team to block out all distractions and focus on what matters in the two hours they have together: basketball. This practice seemed as though it was…

  17. Paving A New Legacy

    Sep 27, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT

    At first, today seemed just like any other football Friday. Fans from all over the country were coming to Notre Dame for the football game tomorrow, the band was practicing for a final time together and the football team was doing their final walkthroughs. However, this particular Friday was extra special because the Notre Dame…

  18. 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…

  19. Meeting Demetrius Jackson

    Aug 1, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT

    The University of Notre Dame men’s basketball team welcomes four freshman to the mix this upcoming season; Austin Torres, Steve Vasturia, V.J. Beachem and Demetrius Jackson. In addition to a sit down ‘getting to know’ video, each student-athlete took a few minutes to chat with me about their summer, coming to Notre Dame and some…

  20. Abro’s MBA To NBA Journey

    Jul 31, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT

    Three-time BIG EAST Scholar Athlete of the Year for men’s basketball Tim Abromaitis left the University of Notre Dame with an MBA from the top-ranked Mendoza College of Business. His academic acuity could have landed many jobs in the corporate world, but Abromaitis is continuing to pursue his dream of suiting up for an NBA…

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