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  • In The Eye of the Beholder

    It was the biggest Notre Dame basketball game in years, the JACC’s first matchup of top 10 teams since 2003 (and before that 1980), so big that Dick Vitale was assigned to the game.

    “That lived up to the hype, didn’t it,” Notre Dame Head Coach Mike Brey said as he walked into the press … Full Notre Dame News Story

    2015 Football Recruiting (P)review

    No one’s going to look at Notre Dame’s 2015 recruiting class and immediately think “National Championship”. The Irish landed top players at quarterback, tight-end, center and kicker as well a slew of promising players at other positions, but the Irish came up short (or at least questionable) at a number of key positions.

    Less of … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Down Sometimes But Never Out

    Notre Dame overcame an 18-point deficit to claim an 81-78 overtime victory over North Carolina State in Raleigh on Sunday evening. If you were one of many Fighting Irish fans who wrote them off when the Wolfpack extended its lead to 40-22 late in the first half, you didn’t know your ND basketball history. … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Close, Comfortable Shaves

    Notre Dame’s 75-70 victory over Miami on Saturday improved its record in close and/or overtime games to 5-2 this season, close defined as games decided by 6 points (two possessions) or less.

    I doubt that record is a surprise to Notre Dame fans given the team’s success to date, but I don’t think many Irish … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Not Again

    This week’s column was ready to post when news of Zach Auguste’s suspension broke. So much for a positive tone.

    The first report that included comment from Notre Dame was Angelo DeCarlo’s, posted on at 10:30 AM on Wednesday. The spokesman said that the length of the suspension had not been determined yet and … Full Notre Dame News Story