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Irish Basketball Opens Season With a Win Over DePaul

In what was I’m pretty sure the only hotly anticipated Fighting Irish matchup on Saturday, the hoops team secured a big road win over DePaul to start the 2017-18 season on the right foot. Game Summary The first half started out slowly as the Irish dealt with an excited crowd at the first ever game [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:47+00:00November 12th, 2017|18S Reads, Basketball|14 Comments

Irish End Losing Skid, Knock Off Wake Forest, 88-81

It’s no secret that the Notre Dame hoops team has been taking its lumps lately. Four consecutive losses took the Irish from a team with a top-15 ranking nationally to a team unsure if they could finish above .500 in the ACC. This drastic downturn left Tuesday’s home game against Wake Forest, perhaps an inconspicuous-looking [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:29+00:00February 7th, 2017|18S Reads, Basketball|13 Comments

Notre Dame Basketball Versus Height: Examining a Common Narrative

Heading into tomorrow's Crossroads Classic match-up against Purdue, one of the prevailing pre-game questions has been one that is fairly familiar to Irish squads of the past couple of years: how can they handle a team with incredible length? It is no secret that Notre Dame's calling card for the past few years has been their devastating [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:39+00:00December 16th, 2016|18S Reads, Basketball|2 Comments

Notre Dame Staves Off Colorado, Advances to Legends Classic Championship

The 2016-17 Notre Dame basketball squad survived their first true test in the Legends Classic semifinal, withstanding a late Colorado charge to advance to the tournament's championship tomorrow night.   The Irish started the contest furiously, feeding leading scorer Bonzie Colson early to grab a quick lead. Matt Farrell looked extremely confident running the Irish [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:46+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Basketball|24 Comments