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  • Irish Heading Southwest with a Layover in Chicago

    Notre Dame’s 26-6 season earned a #2 seed in the Southwest region of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.  The Fighting Irish will play their first game of the tournament Friday in Chicago.

    Irish fans hoped for a #1 seed, but that honor went to Ohio State in the East Region, Kansas in the Southwest Region, … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Fall in Overtime

    Louisville rallied from a 46-32 halftime deficit to force overtime, and the Cardinals completed the comeback with an 83-77 overtime victory.  Louisville will face Connecticut Saturday evening in the Big East Tournament finals.

    Preston Knowles led Louisville with 20 points including 8 in the last 2:47 of regulation.  Scott Martin led Notre Dame with 21 … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Crush Cincinnati

    A 10-point halftime lead quickly became a second half blowout as the Fighting Irish conducted a halfcourt offense clinic en route to a 89-51 victory.  Ben Hansbrough scored 23 points to lead Notre Dame in the scoring column, but all five starters excelled.  Carleton Scott scored 18 points, secured 6 rebounds, and blocked 4 shots.  … Full Notre Dame News Story

    ND’s Postseason Journey Begins

    After two days of watching, it’s time to start playing.  The Fighting Irish will begin their pursuit of a Big East Tournament championship on Thursday at 7:00 PM against Cincinnati.  The Bearcats advanced to the quarterfinal game by defeating USF 87-61 on Wednesday.  ND had a double bye to the quarters thanks to its second … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Gritty Irish Refuse to Lose

    After sitting on the bench with four fouls, Ben Hansbrough re-entered the game with 8:34 to play and Notre Dame leading 60-52.  He lasted 10 seconds before being called for charging, and Connecticut scored the next 13 points before the Irish answered.

    Down 65-60 with 4:26 left in the game, ND switched to zone, put … Full Notre Dame News Story