Weekly WBB Recap: Olympics Edition

Let me begin by confessing that I am obsessed with the Olympics. Winter, summer, any of the sports – I love it all. However, I took breaks from my very busy schedule of Olympics-viewing for [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|Categories: 18S Reads, Basketball|Tags: |2 Comments

Men’s Hoops: Notre Dame vs. Boston College

Between the injuries and losses piling up and less than artful offense in the wake of it, this season has been a slog. It started as a promising victory lap for the best 4-year run [...]

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Basketball|Tags: |6 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 [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: 18S Reads, Basketball|Tags: |0 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: All They Do is Win

The #5 Irish continued their win streak this week with victories over North Carolina and #19 Duke. They will have their bye this Thursday before hosting Georgia Tech on Sunday. It is good to see [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: 18S Reads, Basketball|Tags: |4 Comments

Irish Embarrassed in Raleigh

Alright, I'm gonna be short and (not so) sweet here, and also publish this before the game even ends. Whether NC State wins this by 20, 30, or 40 makes little difference to me. The [...]

By | February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Basketball|4 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 [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Categories: 18S Reads, Basketball|Tags: |1 Comment

Hate the Game, Not the Players – ND Drops Fifth Straight

Inequity. That was the first word that came to mind Saturday as I watched Notre Dame drop their fifth straight ACC contest. Each of the five losses have had their own special brand of heartbreak. [...]

By | January 28th, 2018|Categories: 18S Reads, Basketball|17 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Irish Enjoy Record-Breaking Week

The Irish were out to put on a show this week. They led off with the program's biggest comeback win ever against #6 Tennessee, and followed it up with their largest margin of victory in [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: 18S Reads, Basketball|Tags: |1 Comment

ND Hoops – Where Do We Go From Here?

If you've been under a rock or just completely rely on 18 Stripes for your basketball coverage, we've got some bad news for you. After treading water and even looking occasionally strong through for a [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Basketball|23 Comments

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 [...]

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