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Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Fall to Louisville, Beat BC

This was a rough week for the women's basketball team, as they were routed by #3 Louisville in a game where nothing seemed to go right. They did bounce back with a comfortable win over Boston College, but fell from #2 to #5 in this week's rankings. Game 1: #2 Notre Dame at #3 Louisville [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|18S Reads, Basketball|1 Comment

Weekly WBB Recap: Two ACC Wins and an Injury Loss

The Notre Dame women's basketball team continued their winning ways this week, adding ACC wins over Miami and Georgia Tech. They also lost one player to injury and added a new face to the roster. Roster Updates After her injury late in the third quarter against Wake Forest, the team confirmed that point guard Lili [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|18S Reads, Basketball|0 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Open ACC Season with Two More Wins

The #2 Irish women's basketball team started their ACC season with wins over Syracuse and Wake Forest this week. They are now 64-2 in the ACC since joining the conference. Game 1: #2 ND vs. Syracuse On Thursday, the Irish hosted Syracuse to open the ACC season. Syracuse is just two years removed from a [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|18S Reads, Basketball|1 Comment

Weekly WBB Recap: Two Close Wins and a Big Game for Shepard

It wasn't always pretty, but the Irish added wins over DePaul and Marquette to their resume this week. Both games were a little too close for comfort, but now everyone gets a break for the holidays before the ACC schedule begins at the end of the month. This Week's Games The #2 Irish welcomed the [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|18S Reads, Basketball|0 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Add Two More Wins

The Irish added wins over Michigan State and Penn this week, while moving up to #2 in both the AP and Coaches polls. They will face a frequent opponent at home against DePaul this Sunday after a break in the action this week. This Week's Games This past Wednesday the Irish finally played their second [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|18S Reads, Basketball|4 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Season Off to a Fast Start

We're back with the first of this season's weekly recaps! Despite concerns about the depleted Irish women's basketball roster this season, the team has gotten off to a hot start. The #3 Irish have a 7-1 record that includes wins over four ranked opponents and a close loss to #1 UConn. They've accomplished this despite [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|18S Reads, Basketball|3 Comments

New Season Brings New Faces for Women’s Basketball

It's a great time to be a Notre Dame fan. Not only are we in the midst of a much better football season than many of us expected, but now we get to add the fun of basketball into the mix. The women's basketball team will begin their season this Saturday afternoon against the Mount [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Basketball|1 Comment

Weekly WBB Recap: Notre Dame’s Season Ends in Elite Eight

It was a rough end to the weekend for the Irish women's basketball team. Notre Dame collected an impressive Sweet Sixteen win over Ohio State on Friday. However, on Sunday, for the second year in a row Stanford ended Notre Dame's season in Lexington's Rupp Arena. Friday: Notre Dame vs. Ohio State Friday's game against [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Basketball|1 Comment

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Advance to Eighth Straight Sweet Sixteen

Notre Dame hosted the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament this weekend. The Irish picked up wins over Robert Morris and Purdue while advancing to their eighth straight Sweet Sixteen, but may have lost star junior Brianna Turner to a knee injury in the process. Friday: Notre Dame vs. Robert Morris The top-seeded Irish [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Basketball|2 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Win ACC Tournament, Await NCAA Bracket

The Irish won the ACC Tournament this week for the fourth consecutive year. Their ACC record now stands at 74-2 since joining the league four years ago, with four regular-season titles and four conference tournament titles. Here's how it happened. Friday: #3 Notre Dame vs. Virginia As Kathryn Westbeld continues to battle a lingering ankle [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Basketball|1 Comment

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Win Fourth ACC Regular Season Title

#5 Notre Dame picked up wins over Boston College and Florida State this week to clinch their fourth consecutive ACC title. They have put themselves in a good position moving into the postseason. Thursday: #5 Notre Dame vs. Boston College On Thursday night, the Irish celebrated Senior Night with a home game against Boston College. [...]

By | February 26th, 2017|Basketball|1 Comment

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Win Nail-Biters at Clemson, Syracuse

In a pair of close road games this week, #7 Notre Dame came out ahead with wins over Clemson and #21 Syracuse. They go into the last week of the regular season in sole possession of first place in the ACC. Thursday: #7 Notre Dame at Clemson The Irish traveled to Clemson on Thursday to [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Basketball|5 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Add Wins Over Louisville, Georgia Tech

The women's basketball team had a great week, defeating ranked opponent Louisville on Monday and following it up with a win over Georgia Tech on Sunday. They seem well positioned for the last two weeks of the regular season. Monday: #12 Louisville at #7 Notre Dame #7 Notre Dame opened the week on Monday hosting [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Basketball|0 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Defeat Virginia Tech

On Thursday, #7 Notre Dame defeated Virginia Tech in another ACC matchup. This week the team will face #9 Louisville and Georgia Tech. Game Recap & Observations Thursday's game had a Notre Dame team that had won its previous four games visit a Virginia Tech team that had lost its previous four games. Once again, [...]

By | February 5th, 2017|Basketball|0 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Win Close Games Against Duke, Virginia

#8 Notre Dame picked up two more conference wins this week in tough games against Duke and Virginia. They rounded out the week by inducting another new member into the Ring of Honor at Purcell Pavilion. Thursday: Duke at Notre Dame Notre Dame's first game this week came against a fellow ranked opponent in #14 [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Basketball|0 Comments