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  • So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance

    Notre Dame’s 84-67 victory at Boston College on Saturday improved its conference record to 6-8. The depleted Irish must get to 9-9 just to be in the NCAA Tournament discussion; and even then, they will have work to do in the ACC Tournament.  A couple of conference tourney wins might be enough, but ND still … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Basketball Is Ugly When a Team Can’t Shoot

    Brad Stevens has a great quote about basketball that I believe applies to the 2017-18 Fighting Irish. “You have to earn your right to win the game with effort and togetherness,” he said.

    Stevens neglected to mention that a team that can’t shoot doesn’t have many options. Effort, toughness, rebounding, defense… Those are important, but … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Don’t Shoot the Messengers

    Yes yes, we’re the meanies again.  Same as it ever was.

    Folks are now getting upset because people on our restricted football board, Rock’s House, are discussing the possible connections between Notre Dame Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick and the scandal currently overwhelming the United States Gymnastics program and its tolerance of a serial sexual … Full Notre Dame News Story

    The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    The games are raison d’être for a basketball team; but simultaneously, they are mere steps in the unfolding story of a season that begins in the summer and, in all but a handful of cases, ends with a tournament loss. Roles are determined early in the process. Some leaders are appointed while others emerge. The … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Ian to Miles Means Victory for Irish

    With two minutes remaining in a soggy Citrus Bowl, LSU seemed to have things well in hand.  They had overcome multiple special teams gaffes to take a three-point lead on kicker Jack Gonsoulin’s first made field goal of the game, Notre Dame’s offense had looked better stopping itself than accomplishing much, and the defense needed … Full Notre Dame News Story