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Notes from the Geetar: Hope in the Shrewd Berry

On March 28, 2000, Notre Dame took down Penn State at Madison Square Garden in the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament, and a nondescript web site called spun up for the first time. Just under four months later, Irish head coach Matt Doherty unceremoniously bolted for North Carolina, NDHoops sagged under the weight…

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Remembering My Notre Dame Friend

The first time I ever saw Lou Somogyi’s name, I was in high school. My dad had received a Blue & Gold subscription for Christmas, and given my nascent interest in attending Notre Dame, I started paging through them as well (when Dad was done, naturally). Since his name seemed to be on a lot…

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The Big Win Tournament — Same as it Ever Was

[crowdsignal poll=10554578] 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…

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