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  • Irish Advance

    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

    Preview – Notre Dame vs. Akron

    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

    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