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  • Blueprint

    How Notre Dame would exit the NCAA Tournament has been more predictable than when it would exit even though when has been awfully consistent over the last decade. The blueprint was always established during the regular season.

    Take, for example, the 2010-11 team that was the #2 seed in the Southwest region. The Irish entered … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Being There

    We knew Notre Dame would be in the NCAA Tournament field. It was only a matter of who, where, and when the Irish would play.

    The answers are, in order, Iowa State, Dayton, and approximately 9:45 PM EDT on Friday. If the Irish are fortunate enough to win Friday evening, they will play the winner … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Are you surprised?

    If I have learned nothing else about the 2012-13 Fighting Irish basketball team, I know to let them play through bad starts.

    They scored only 11 points in the first 13 minutes vs. Cincinnati in the conference opener before winning the road game by 6. They played poorly and trailed halftime vs. USF in Tampa… Full Notre Dame News Story

    Auguste in March

    If Notre Dame is going to do any damage in either of their postseason tournaments, it will need contributions from the two freshmen on the team – Zach Auguste and Cameron Biedscheid. Not both at once. Not with any consistency. But there will be games that can swing because of one guy making a great … Full Notre Dame News Story

    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