JACK COOLEY RUMORS & GOSSIP
Although he is entering his 14th season as the head coach at Notre Dame, Mike Brey said he almost feels like he's starting a new job.
Brey must not only adjust to a new conference for the Fighting Irish in transitioning from the Big East to the Atlantic Coast Conference, he has to find a way to replace the rebounding and energy of graduated forward Jack Cooley.
If Brey is worried...
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October 09, 2013
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There are many factors that go into the development of a basketball player, but one that often gets overlooked is the “fit” between a player, school, teammates and coach. When all of these areas sync together, you have access for growth in many different ways, both as a player and as a person. For Jack Cooley, he found that fit at Notre Dame...
Notre Dame power forward Jack Cooley gave quite the speech on Wednesday night when he spoke during “An Evening with Notre Dame Basketball” on the floor of Purcell Pavilion. Although he was a bit nervous, Cooley nailed his 10-minute speech and figured he might as well finish in style.
Cooley proceeded to call on stage his girlfriend, Jackie Oberlander, and got down on one knee...
Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley capped off his collegiate experience in grand fashion last night, proposing to his girlfriend at his team’s senior banquet. Luckily for Cooley, Jackie Oberlander said yes.
Cooley started off his speech talking about how nervous he was to be up in front of the crowd, but then compared it to the idea of taking free throws during a basketball...
Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley took what was sure to be a memorable night on Wednesday and brought it to another level. During his team’s senior banquet, Cooley concluded his speech by calling his girlfriend Jackie Oberlander to the stage. His teammates, who knew what was coming, had their cell phone cameras rolling.
We all know what he did next. Cooley dropped down on one knee...
The Big East Conference clash between St. John's and Notre Dame turned violent Tuesday night.With just under two minutes remaining, and the Irish clinging to a 26-point lead, Notre Dame head coach Mike Bray calls a timeout to allow senior Jack Cooley to get a standing ovation from the home crowd on Senior Night. However, Cooley's moment in the spotlight is cut short after...
READY TO RUMBLE
Thing turned ugly Tuesday against St. John’s as senior Jack Cooley walked off the court to a standing ovation for Notre Dame’s senior night. With a little under two minutes remaining and the game easily in Notre Dame’s hand, Notre Dame’s Cameron Biedscheid and St. John’s Dom Pointer got into a rumble. Pointer landed a couple solid punches to Biedscheid. Both players were...
Niagara coach Joe Mihalich knows there are no moral victories in college basketball. Still, he hopes his young team learned a few things Friday night in an 89-67 loss to No. 22 Notre Dame.
''I told our team after the game - and I think we're on our way - I told them we need to develop some of the characteristics that that team has,'' Mihalich said. ''...
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December 21, 2012
Kennesaw State coach Lewis Preston had a rather rough return.
Jack Cooley scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead No. 22 Notre Dame to an 85-57 victory over the Owls on Wednesday night.
Preston, in his second season leading the Georgia school, was an assistant under Notre Dame coach Mike Brey from 2000-06. This was the first time Brey faced one of his former assistants...
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December 19, 2012
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Notre Dame coach Mike Brey can't believe how Jack Cooley has blossomed into a leader for the Fighting Irish, especially after wondering whether the 6-9, 245-pound forward would ever get serious about basketball.
''He's going to be better than I ever imagined as a leader. He's already been better than we thought as a player,'' Brey said.
Cooley had a...
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October 31, 2012