MAUI CHAMPS – Irish Down Shockers 67-66 in a Thriller

By | November 23rd, 2017|

The University of Notre Dame basketball team is your 2017 Maui Jim Invitational Champion. The Irish edged the Wichita State Shockers 67-66 in a thrilling title match up that stretched late in to Thanksgiving morning on the east coast. I [...]

Five Wide Fullbacks: November Jobs Opening

By | November 22nd, 2017|

You thought 5WF was completely out of your lives? Please don't ever think something like that would happen. We had to get one in during the football season before some juicy topics pass us by. To the questions we go. [...]

Notre Dame Basketball Advances to Maui Final

By | November 22nd, 2017|

Mike Brey had an inkling this team could be good. From the close of their disappointing NCAA Tournament loss to West Virginia, the Fighting Irish head coach hinted this edition could be special. Wednesday evening, in a tropical paradise, they'll [...]

Notre Dame Players Comment After Senior Day Win Over Navy

By | November 21st, 2017|

If you were in the Navy Week Game Chat this past Saturday, you might have picked up that Murtaugh was able to hook me up with a sweet press pass for the game. It was a pretty cool experience. I [...]

Top 11+2+3 Poll, You Were Bad & Week 13 Preview

By | November 21st, 2017|

Just one more week in the regular season and the rankings here at 18 Stripes remain as steady as they have all season. Thanks primarily to a large buffet of cupcakes but this weekend brings rivalries a'plenty for your viewing [...]

Notre Dame Basketball Advances to the Maui Semifinals

By | November 21st, 2017|

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish basketball team had the luxury of easing into competition at this year’s Maui Invitational. Drawing the host school, Division II Chaminade, Brey and his squad cruised to an 83-56 victory late Monday evening on the [...]

Advanced Stats Review: Navy

By | November 20th, 2017|

Recapping Notre Dame's narrow escape over an always irritating Navy offense - many offensive numbers that were better than they looked on film, a solid defensive effort with a few missed opportunities, and a look at Bryce Love and Stanford. [...]

Navy Review: That’s So Middie

By | November 19th, 2017|

For a good long while it was shaping up to be a classic loss to Navy. The opponent was executing a time-sucking ball possession game perfectly. One good Notre Dame play was met with a momentum stopping positive play by [...]

Exhale: Navy Instant Reaction

By | November 18th, 2017|

Some quick hits after Notre Dame narrowly kept alive hopes of reaching a New Year's 6 bowl game with a 24-17...I guess technically it's called a win against Navy... - I knew we were in for a long afternoon when [...]

Navy Preview

By | November 16th, 2017|

Notre Dame had started putting together another winning streak against Navy (5 straight) before messing things up and losing in Jacksonville (man, Florida hasn't been kind to us) last year. By the way, how bad was 2016 that the loss [...]

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