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Hoops Recruiting: G Trey Wertz Transferring to Notre Dame

Mike Brey and his Irish staff are suddenly on fire on the recruiting trail. Notre Dame hoops recruiting has not missed a beat despite, well, no one being able to travel or actually be near one another. The good news continued on Saturday when, just over a week after the commitment of small forward Tony [...]

By |2020-04-11T15:11:51-04:00April 11th, 2020|Basketball|3 Comments

Irish Hoops Recruiting: SF Tony Sanders Commits to Notre Dame

A global pandemic has halted the entire world economy and all of our lives, but college hoops recruiting trudges on nearly unabated. Mike Brey and his Irish hoops crew were able to make a key addition to the program Friday when 2020 recruit Tony Sanders pledged his commitment to Notre Dame despite being unable to [...]

By |2020-04-03T22:51:38-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Basketball|0 Comments

Hoops Recruiting: PF Matt Zona Commits to Notre Dame

For the second time in as many official visit weekends, Notre Dame hoops has scored a commitment to its 2020 class. New Jersey big man Matt Zona committed to the Irish on Monday night, filling a much-needed spot in the future frontcourt for Irish head coach Mike Brey. Notre Dame offered Zona in July and [...]

By |2019-09-30T23:40:50-04:00September 30th, 2019|Basketball|3 Comments

Hoops Recruiting: PF Elijah Taylor Commits to Notre Dame

The Notre Dame hoops program seems to be gaining a little steam heading into an important bounce-back season. At long last, the Irish have secured their first commitment in the 2020 class in Philadelphia power forward Elijah Taylor. Taylor committed to Notre Dame on Thursday following his official visit this past weekend. When he cancelled [...]

By |2019-09-19T17:51:25-04:00September 19th, 2019|Basketball|1 Comment

Hoops Recruiting: 2021 SF J.R. Konieczny Commits to Notre Dame

It is quite well-documented that it has been a minute since Notre Dame hoops has landed a commitment from a high school recruit. That unfortunate streak came to an end over the weekend, as local standout J.R. Konieczny pledged his commitment to the Irish. Konieczny, now a junior at nearby St. Joseph High School in [...]

By |2019-08-19T19:22:41-04:00August 19th, 2019|Basketball|2 Comments

Hoops Recuiting: G Cormac Ryan Transferring to Notre Dame

After one of the poorest seasons of the Mike Brey era, an empty recruiting class, and a few eyebrow-raising recruiting misses, it just feels like Notre Dame hoops needed a win. They earned a significant one on Friday night when Stanford transfer Cormac Ryan announced that he had committed to Notre Dame following a campus [...]

By |2019-06-29T14:18:26-04:00June 29th, 2019|Basketball|1 Comment

Irish Knocked Out By Duke, Await Tournament Fate

After a thrilling comeback Wednesday night to keep their tournament hopes alive, Notre Dame ran into a buzzsaw on Thursday night. The Duke offensive juggernaut handled the Irish with relative ease and ended their too-brief ACC Tournament run. Marvin Bagley III completely stole the show, scoring 33 points on just 23 field goal attempts and [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:25-04:00March 9th, 2018|Basketball|9 Comments

Historic Irish Comeback Sets Up Play-In Game Against Duke

For about 30 minutes last night, the Irish continued their terrible play from Tuesday afternoon and looked about ready to bow out of the ACC Tournament and straight into the NIT. But out of nowhere, the Irish, led by their seniors, mounted a comeback for the ages to take down the Virginia Tech Hokies and [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:26-04:00March 8th, 2018|Basketball|24 Comments

Irish Escape Pitt, Advance to Second Round Against Virginia Tech

Phew. Luckily for the Irish, their all-important ACC Tournament kicked off against one of the worst power conference teams in the history of college basketball (only a slight exaggeration). Notre Dame played, to be quite blunt, terribly in the second half and barely skated by the historically bad Pittsburgh Panthers, 67-64. The Irish shot less than 18%(!!!!) [...]

By |2018-03-07T09:44:58-05:00March 7th, 2018|Basketball|16 Comments

PF Nate Laszewski Commits to Notre Dame

It's been a crazy week for the college hoops world, but hidden in all that came some great news for Notre Dame hoops, as Nate Laszewski committed to the Irish on Wednesday afternoon. The 6'10" forward from Massachusetts committed to the Irish over conference foes Wake Forest and North Carolina. Laszewski completes a dynamite recruiting [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:58-04:00September 27th, 2017|Basketball|13 Comments

SG Robby Carmody Commits to Notre Dame

Mike Brey has done it again. The Irish hoops program gained another commitment on Thursday afternoon in Pittsburgh-area combo guard Robby Carmody. The 6'4", 200 pound Carmody joins Prentiss Hubb in Notre Dame's 2018 recruiting class and transfer Juwan Durham as big additions to the Irish roster this offseason. God, Country, Notre Dame. pic.twitter.com/J3EthOpUJ9 — [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:10-04:00June 22nd, 2017|Basketball|3 Comments