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  1. Let The Madness Begin: Irish Headed to Dayton

    Mar 17, 2013, 7:24 PM EDT

    And so the field of 68 is set. The Notre Dame men’s basketball team drew the #7 seed in the West Region, and will be headed to nearby Dayton, Ohio to meet #10 seed Iowa State on Friday (tip-off time approximately 9:45 pm ET). After finishing the regular season and BIG EAST tournament with a…

  2. Where We Stand: March 4

    Mar 4, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT

    So this is it. The last week of the college basketball regular season and the end of the line for the BIG EAST conference as we’ve known it. The conference that has produced countless unforgettable games and a host of great NBA players will look vastly different next season, with Notre Dame still unsure about…

  3. Irish Dominate Bearcats to Record 10th BIG EAST Victory

    Feb 24, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT

    Given a few days to recover after Monday’s comeback at Pittsburgh, the #25 Notre Dame men’s basketball team returned to the friendly confines of Purcell Pavilion on Sunday afternoon against Cincinnati. For the first time in a long time, an Irish victory was never in doubt. Notre Dame jumped out to a 19-6 lead, and…

  4. Irish Rally Past Panthers

    Feb 19, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT

    A 1-for-19 start? Eight first-half turnovers? More than 15 minutes to break double digits? Playing in front of the raucous “Oakland Zoo”? It looked like a recipe for disaster, and a sure-thing loss for the #25 Notre Dame men’s basketball team. That was, at least, until the 7:08 mark of the first half. Frustrated and…

  5. Fighting Irish, Purcell Crowd Make Saturday a Day That Will Live Forever

    Feb 10, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT

    Saturday evening at the Purcell Pavilion marked one of the greatest exhibitions of solidarity that one could ever hope to see in the world of sports. The Fighting Irish put together one of the greatest collective efforts in team history, and rewarded an unfaltering crowd with a classic finish that will never be forgotten. The…

  6. Inside The Box Score: A Look Back at the 5 OT Thriller

    Feb 10, 2013, 2:14 PM EDT

    If you watched last night’s epic battle between Notre Dame and Louisville, you’re probably still trying to wrap your head around what happened at Purcell Pavilion. This game was over. Notre Dame was about to do the unthinkable – lose at home for the third time this season. But then, the Irish did the improbable,…

  7. “The Grant Game”

    Feb 4, 2013, 10:53 AM EDT

    Last night, the Super Bowl was dubbed “the Har-Bowl,” as brothers Jim and John Harbaugh led the 49ers and Ravens on opposing sidelines. This evening, Notre Dame (18-4 overall, 6-3 BIG EAST) and Syracuse (18-3, 6-2) will meet in what Jack Cooley is calling “the Grant Game.” With the Irish at the halfway point of…

  8. Irish in Syracuse: Prepping for the Orange

    Feb 4, 2013, 12:33 AM EDT

    After defeating DePaul and spending the night in Chicago on Saturday, the Notre Dame men’s basketball team took off for central New York early Sunday afternoon. The Irish arrived in Syracuse just before 3 pm. After settling into the hotel, the team met for about 25 minutes to go over the scouting report, before heading…

  9. Irish Pick Up Big BIG EAST Road Win

    Feb 2, 2013, 6:21 PM EDT

    On Saturdays this past fall, the Notre Dame football team fought through it difficult schedule unscathed. But week after week, media members talked and wrote about how the Irish did not win with “style points.” On this, a frigid Saturday in early February, it was the Notre Dame men’s basketball team that gutted out a…

  10. Biedscheid’s Big Game Lifts Irish To Big Conference Win

    Jan 31, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT

    During the early part of the Irish season, freshman Cam Biedscheid scored in double digits four times and looked poised to make a big impact off the bench during BIG EAST play. But through the first part of the conference schedule, the St. Louis native struggled to find his rhythm, going a combined 3-for-23 from…

  11. Blessed by the Pope

    Jan 23, 2013, 8:41 AM EDT

    Following a trip to Rome and the Vatican over winter break, Father Pete McCormick, chaplain of the Notre Dame men’s basketball team, returned to South Bend with a pleasant surprise for the players, coaches, and support staff. After joining Pope Benedict XVI in an evening prayer on New Year’s Eve, Father Pete had several medals…

  12. Irish Fight Past Scarlet Knights

    Jan 20, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT

    It took some last-second defense and a veteran play by Scott Martin, but the #20 Notre Dame men’s basketball team held on for a 69-66 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night at Purcell Pavilion. Leading by as many as 13 points in the second half, the Irish fought off the Scarlet Knights’ comeback to improve…

  13. Connaughton Leads Irish to Eighth Straight Victory

    Dec 17, 2012, 9:41 PM EDT

    Two days after #22 Notre Dame defeated Purdue at the Crossroads Classic, the Fighting Irish returned home to face IPFW at Purcell Pavilion. They overcame nine first half turnovers and a tough Mastodon defense to win 74-62, improving to 10-1 on the year. Pat Connaughton had his best game of the season, scoring 18 points…

  14. Irish Cruise Past Red Flash

    Nov 24, 2012, 3:17 PM EDT

    On a day when most Irish fans have their attention turned to Los Angeles, the Notre Dame men’s basketball team took on St. Francis (PA) at Purcell Pavilion. Playing without veteran tri-captain Scott Martin (sore knee), newcomers freshman Cam Biedscheid (13 points) and transfer Garrick Sherman (11 points) helped lead the Irish to a 69-52…

  15. Irish Top Purple Aces In Season Opener

    Nov 10, 2012, 5:05 PM EDT

    Led by Jack Cooley‘s 14th career double-double (19 points, 11 rebounds), Notre Dame opened its season with a 58-49 victory over Evansville at Purcell Pavilion on Saturday afternoon. Cooley scored the Irish’s first nine points of the game, including a three-pointer from the top of the key. The Purple Aces gave the senior from Glenview,…

  16. Ben Hansbrough Visits Practice

    Oct 26, 2012, 8:52 PM EDT

    This week was the final stretch of preparation for Notre Dame basketball. The season starts off on Monday with an exhibition game against Quincy, and on Thursday, the team went its hardest in a final scrimmage. Head coach Mike Brey was greeting the referees when his former point guard, Ben Hansbrough, walked onto the court.…

  17. BIG EAST Media Day

    Oct 21, 2012, 2:55 PM EDT

    The start of the 2012-13 college basketball season moves closer and closer each day, and last week, head coach Mike Brey, graduate student Scott Martin and senior Jack Cooley spent some time in New York City for the BIG EAST Conference’s annual media day. The Irish received one first-place vote in the 2012-13 Preseason Coaches…

  18. Media Day Wrap-up

    Oct 19, 2012, 3:18 PM EDT

    We just hit the halfway point of football season, so it’s hard to imagine, but college hoops are right around the corner. Last Thursday, the Notre Dame basketball team held its annual media day at the Purcell Pavilion. Men’s head coach Mike Brey spoke with the media in the auditorium. Aftewards Fighting Irish Digital Media…

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