Between 1968 and 1971, nothing was closer to certain than that phrase preceding the name Austin Carr on the ACC’s public address system after a Notre Dame basketball game. Carr, who will be added to ND’s Ring of Honor on Saturday, led the Irish in scoring 70 of the 74 times he played for them.… Full Notre Dame News Story
A Big East record 52-point performance by Providence guard Marshon Brooks was almost enough to defeat #9 Notre Dame, but the Irish survived a shootout by the narrowest of margins, 94-93. Brooks’ scoring outburst overshadowed outstanding performances by Ben Hansbrough (32 points, 10-13 from the field) and Tim Abromaitis (28 points, 11-16).
Brooks stat line … Full Notre Dame News Story
#9 Notre Dame (21-5/10-4) will travel to Rhode Island to play the Providence Friars (14-13/3-11) in a classic trap game, a trap that has already snared Louisville and Villanova this season.
Eight teams are within two games of the Fighting Irish in the Big East standings, so they cannot afford a stumble against a team … Full Notre Dame News Story
Truck Bryant’s 24 points led West Virginia to a 72-58 victory over Notre Dame in Morgantown on Saturday. Bryant, who came into the game shooting just 26.5% from three point range, made 4-6 from long range in the second half to lead an early rally that the Irish never overcame.
Ben Hansbrough led Notre Dame … Full Notre Dame News Story
Eight Big East teams have five or six losses, and all of them are vying for the two remaining spots in the top four that will earn a double bye in the Big East tournament. With just two weeks left in the regular season, it’s time for some of those teams to make a move.… Full Notre Dame News Story