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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

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 |2018-05-09T22:26:23-04:00March 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 |2018-05-09T22:26:26-04:00March 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 |2018-05-09T22:26:27-04:00February 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 |2018-05-09T22:26:28-04:00February 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 |2018-05-09T22:26:29-04:00February 13th, 2017|Basketball|0 Comments