Akron wouldn’t die easily, but Notre Dame pulled away late in the game and won 69-56. Ben Hansbrough led a balanced ND attack with 15 points. Tim Abromaitis scored 14 points, and Scott Martin added 11. Carleton Scott’s 14 rebounds led Notre Dame to a 41-32 rebounding advantage that, more than any other factor, was … Full Notre Dame News Story
Notre Dame is ready to lose the stink of its second half collapse against Louisville a week ago, and the NCAA tournament is just the venue for a fresh start. The Akron Zips, winners of the Mid-American Conference Tournament, will be the opponent when the Fighting Irish take the floor of Chicago’s United Center on … Full Notre Dame News Story
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
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
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