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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 |2018-03-07T09:44:58-04:00March 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

CG Prentiss Hubb Commits to Notre Dame

Not many people want to be connected to Washington, D.C. these days, but Irish head coach Mike Brey is making that connection work in a big way. After pulling 2017 guard D.J. Harvey out of DeMatha, Brey picked up his first 2018 recruit on Wednesday night in Prentiss Hubb. Let's make it official!🍀🏀#GoIrish @NDmbb pic.twitter.com/FTw9Ta3tlF [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:14-04:00May 17th, 2017|Basketball|5 Comments

2017 NCAA Tournament Opponent Preview – West Virginia Mountaineers

Survive and advance, indeed. If Notre Dame is going to make their way to a third straight Elite 8, they are certainly going to have to play better than they did on Thursday. Next up, the West Virginia Mountaineers. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. 4 West Virginia Mountaineers West Region - KeyBank Center, Buffalo, NY  [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:24-04:00March 17th, 2017|Basketball|5 Comments

2017 NCAA Tournament Opponent Preview – Princeton Tigers

Notre Dame is coming off of two great NCAA Tournament runs in a row and is the only team in the country who has been to the last two Elite 8s. The 5-seeded Irish are fired up and looking to add to those 6 tournament wins. First up, the Ivy League Champion Princeton Tigers. 5 Notre Dame Fighting [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:24-04:00March 16th, 2017|Basketball|29 Comments

Irish Fall to Louisville but Clinch 3 Seed in ACC Tournament

The Irish controlled their own destiny to earn another ACC Tournament double-bye. If Notre Dame had gone into Louisville and beaten the Cardinals, they would have locked up the 2 seed in Brooklyn. They couldn't hold up their end of the bargain, however, as they fell in a frustrating one to Louisville, 71-64. Notre Dame [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:26-04:00March 5th, 2017|18S Reads|6 Comments