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Notes from the Geetar: Have Team, Will Travel

The B1G’s announcement of a conference-only 2020 is the first domino in what stands to be a true cascade. COVID-19 has everyone scrambling to still have a season while keeping everything as safe as possible, and Notre Dame is not an exception. So far, all we know is the game against Wisconsin at Lambeau Field…

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The Big Win Tournament — Same as it Ever Was

As the old saying goes, if you come at the king, you best not miss. The 1978 win over DePaul to reach the Final Four … missed. And badly. My thanks to everyone who participated in our little COVID distraction here. Hopefully sometime in the next couple seasons we’ll get a win or two that…

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The Big Win Tournament — And Then There Were Two

Thirty-seven wins entered the dome back in April. Those wins represented the biggest Notre Dame men’s basketball program had achieved in the sport’s modern era. When I seeded the wins originally, I kinda figured two of them would stand above the rest. Your votes have confirmed my position, and today we will select between those…

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The Big Win Tournament — A Chalky Final Four

For those unfamiliar with the term, a tournament is said to be “chalk” when the favorites win. It goes back to horse racing, so I guess you can watch “The Sting” if you want to get a feel for it. Regardless, it’s an apt term for how this final week of the Big Win Tournament…

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