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    Digger Enters Ring of Honor

    01.21.2014 · Posted in Basketball

    Last Sunday, Notre Dame inducted the seventh member of the Basketball Ring of Honor, former coach Richard “Digger” Phelps. Phelps, the second-winningest coach in the modern era at ND, took the Irish to their only NCAA tournament Final Four. The ACC Digital Network made Digger’s induction one of their “must-see moments” of the ...

    Celebrating Our Own Success

    01.20.2014 · Posted in Basketball

    It doesn’t feel like 40 years since Dwight Clay’s shot ended UCLA’s record 88-game winning streak and propelled Notre Dame basketball to the #1 ranking. But the calendar says it’s so, and Sunday afternoon at Purcell Pavilion, then Irish head coach Richard “Digger” Phelps was inducted into Notre Dame basketball’s Ring of Honor as the ...

    Who’s Your Five?

    03.01.2011 · Posted in Basketball, News, Notre Dame History

    Whenever an honorary society is created, timing becomes important.  Yes, everyone invited to join is being honored, but there’s an unspoken hierarchy created by the order in which people are asked.

    Notre Dame is running into this issue with the basketball Ring of Honor created last year.  A capacity crowd at the Purcell Pavilion this … ...

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