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Don’t Panic

British science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke said Douglas Adams’ use of “don’t panic” in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was perhaps the best advice that could be given to humanity. Notre Dame basketball fans being, for the most part, part of humanity, it’s good advice for them. Even with injuries and defection, a…

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Hoops Alums Need Your Vote

The Fighting Irish Alumni have battled to the title game of The Basketball Tournament in Philadelphia. At stake in their game against Team Barstool, made up of some former Big East opponents, is $500,000, some of which is earmarked for Coaches vs. Cancer. The title game will be played on June 28th, but the location…

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Eight is (Not) Enough

Yesterday, I talked about the poor performance this basketball season and put the onus on Jack Swarbrick and Mike Brey to do something about it. Not 24 hours later, we have our first indication of Brey’s attitude about next season, and frankly, it doesn’t inspire confidence. In interviews following the first-round ACC Tournament loss to…

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Shake it Up

In the wake of the NCAA loss to Iowa State last year, I said both Jack Swarbrick and Mike Brey needed to gear up for changes. The downslide since the #2-seed performance the previous season needed to be reversed, and it seemed both men had the ability and opportunity to get their part of that…

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Mike Brey Mic’ed Up

The ACC digital network got to spend a day with the Notre Dame men’s basketball team, and Mike Brey spent that day’s practice wired so fans could get a look at how things go behind the scenes. Watch as he jokes around with his players, goes over how big men should attack the hoop, plus…

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