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    ND’s Postseason Journey Begins

    03.09.2011 · Posted in Basketball, NDNation, News

    After two days of watching, it’s time to start playing.  The Fighting Irish will begin their pursuit of a Big East Tournament championship on Thursday at 7:00 PM against Cincinnati.  The Bearcats advanced to the quarterfinal game by defeating USF 87-61 on Wednesday.  ND had a double bye to the quarters thanks to its second ...

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    Gritty Irish Refuse to Lose

    03.05.2011 · Posted in Basketball, NDNation

    After sitting on the bench with four fouls, Ben Hansbrough re-entered the game with 8:34 to play and Notre Dame leading 60-52.  He lasted 10 seconds before being called for charging, and Connecticut scored the next 13 points before the Irish answered.

    Down 65-60 with 4:26 left in the game, ND switched to zone, put … ...

    Preview – Notre Dame at Connecticut

    03.04.2011 · Posted in Basketball, NDNation, News

    Connecticut is one of six teams fighting for the three unclaimed spots in the standings that will earn a bye into the second round of next week’s Big East Tournament.  Three of those teams – West Virginia, Cincinnati, and Georgetown – are 10-7.  The remaining three – Connecticut, Villanova, and Marquette – are 9-8 and ...

    Irish Tame Wildcats

    02.28.2011 · Posted in Basketball, NDNation, News

    Notre Dame beat Villanova by 21 points, and the game wasn’t nearly as close as the final score might indicate.

    Carleton Scott hit a three point basket 28 seconds into the game, and the Irish never trailed the rest of the way  Ben Hansbrough and Tim Abromaitis led a 93 point scoring outburst with 30 … ...

    Preview – Villanova at Notre Dame

    02.27.2011 · Posted in Basketball, NDNation, News

    Most ND fans looked at the last two games as potential stumbles to avoid, and that pretty well sums up how those games unfolded.  This game is different.  A good team is coming to South Bend, the game is featured on national television, and the Fighting Irish have a path to a first place finish ...