Posted February 04, 2013 on
From middle-of-the pack and stagnant to the league's top tier and on the rise, Notre Dame's most challenging game pairing of the season is on tap for Mike Brey's Irish this week. O'Malley examines tonight's matchup between Big East co-leader Syracuse and suddenly alive -- and tied for third -- Notre Dame.

No. 2 Notre Dame 59, Villanova 52

Muffet McGraw earned her 700th victory with No. 2 Notre Dame's 59-52 victory over Villanova on Tuesday night. McGraw became the 13th coach in Division I history to reach the 700-victory plateau. Her career record is now 700-257 in 31 years coaching. She's had 612 of the wins at Notre Dame. Natalie Achonwa scored 19 points while Kayla McBride added 16. Skylar Diggins had...

Notre Dame Recruiting Blog: 2/5

The latest edition of the "Notre Dame Recruiting Blog" has updates on key prospects as signing day approaches.

5 Things to Know About: Notre Dame

In the final regular season contest between the Orange and the Fighting Irish, see what Irish head coach Mike Brey has put together inside.

Top-ranked offensive lineman "wide open"

Notre Dame's staff hit the road hard last weekend in the Southeast. One guy that received a visit and a scholarship offer from the Irish was Latta (S.C.) power player Donell Stanley. Pre-Signing Day chat

Can Notre Dame overtake the No. 1 team ranking? Our experts discuss.

Notre Dame at Syracuse Live Game Thread

The Orange look to get back on the better side of the win-loss column as they return to their home in the Dome.

The Anti-Preview: Notre Dame's National Signing Day

You're god damn right we're doing an Anti-Preview for National Signing Day. The only question is; why haven't we done one before? I dunno- but this is a special treat for you, I'm sure.  Before we kick off the festivities, let's get some promo stuff out of the way.  Subway Domer has you covered on National Signing Day in our own special way. Here is...

Pardon Their Progress

Notre Dame is far from a finished product, and that's good news for head coach Mike Brey who's reinvented his squad mid-season for the third time in four seasons.

Randolph ready to sign

Notre Dame linebacker commit, Doug Randolph of Woodberry Forest (Va.), gives the latest on his signing day plans and recaps why he's choosing to ink with the Irish.

IE Breakdown: Tarean Folston provides an in-depth breakdown of future Notre Dame running back Tarean Folston out of Cocoa (Fla.) High.

IE Breakdown: Max Redfield provides an in-depth breakdown of future Notre Dame athlete Max Redfiel, out of Mission Viejo (Calif.) High.

Morfitt Makes His Move

Two-star OLB Duncan Morfitt from Scottsdale (Az.) Notre Dame Prep makes commitment
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.