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Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Fall to Louisville in ACC Tournament Final

The story line leading into this year's ACC Tournament was Notre Dame's shot to get revenge on the Louisville team that embarrassed them on national television earlier this season, but the happy ending was not to be. After defeating Virginia in the quarterfinal and Florida State in the semifinal, the Irish couldn't quite pull off [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:26-04:00March 7th, 2018|18S Reads, Basketball|0 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Another Year, Another ACC Title

The Irish won games against Virginia Tech and North Carolina State this week to finish out the regular season. This brought them to a 15-1 conference record and a tie with Louisville for the regular season ACC title. Since joining the conference, the Irish have won five consecutive regular season titles, four consecutive ACC Tournaments, [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:29-04:00February 28th, 2018|18S Reads, Basketball|3 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: #5 Irish Defeat Georgia Tech, Regular Season Winds Down

After a well-deserved bye on Thursday, the Irish returned to action when they hosted Georgia Tech on Sunday. Notre Dame came away with a comfortable win over the Yellow Jackets. The Irish will play two games on the road this week. Game 1: Georgia Tech at #5 ND Sunday's game against Georgia Tech did not [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:32-04:00February 15th, 2018|18S Reads, Basketball|0 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: A Pair of Dominant Performances

The #5 Irish picked up right where they left off last week, adding lopsided wins over Pittsburgh and #8 Florida State. Jessica Shepard also picked up ACC Player of the Week honors. I did mention last week that I wouldn't mind a few more of the low-stress, never-in-doubt wins for the Irish, so it was [...]

By |2018-01-31T08:00:38-04:00January 31st, 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:37-04:00January 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:38-04:00January 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:39-04:00December 21st, 2017|18S Reads, Basketball|0 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:44-04:00December 6th, 2017|18S Reads, Basketball|3 Comments

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 |2018-05-09T22:26:22-04:00March 27th, 2017|Basketball|1 Comment