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  • Let’s Play Three!

    It isn’t bitter. The teams and the fans behave well towards each other. The coaches respect each other. Notre Dame and Louisville have built a no-hatred rivalry that makes watching their basketball games a must.

    Six of their last eight games have gone to overtime, three of them with multiple overtime periods. The teams have … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Long Weekend

    The Big East Race

    The Big East regular season race eliminated some pretenders over the weekend. Realistically, only Georgetown (13-3), Louisville (13-4), and Marquette (12-4) have a shot at first place. No team has an easy path in its final games.

    Georgetown is in the driver’s seat given its one game lead, but the Hoyas … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Final Warning

    Which Notre Dame team will play Marquette in Milwaukee on Saturday? Will it be the team that played smothering defense against Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, holding them to 42 and 41 points respectively; or will it be the team that surrendered 68.8 points per game in its first 13 conference contests, a number that would fall … Full Notre Dame News Story

    The Difference Between Bad and Good

    Measured in time, the difference between bad and good is approximately 70 minutes – the last 30 Notre Dame played against Pitt and the 40 minutes of outstanding all-around basketball it played against Cincinnati.  Until the Fighting Irish found their legs 10 minutes into the Pitt game, their February performances had been lackluster at best … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Multiple Personality Disorder

    Notre Dame is 21-6 overall, 9-5 in the conference, in the running for a free pass to the Big East Tournament quarterfinals, and far more likely to be concerned about where than if on NCAA Tournament selection day. Why does the season feel like a disappointment?

    For me, it’s this team’s multiple personality disorder. I … Full Notre Dame News Story