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Notre Dame Thanks Pat Connaughton And Jerian Grant For Time With The Fighting Irish With Instagram Post

Notre Dame played an unbelievable game on Saturday night, and fell just one basket short of dealing Kentucky its first loss of the year, and an early NCAA Tournament exit. Senior guard Jerian Grant tallied 15 points and six assists, while forward Pat Connaughton scored eight points and gathered nine rebounds in the loss. Notre Dame athletics posted a simple, class Instagram photo...
Via College Spun
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WATCH: Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton With the "Thanks for the Wide Open Lane" Dunk of the Night

Kentucky is a great team. We know that because we have watched them destroy one opponent after another this season. Some guys might even be a little intimidated by them. They might be a little tentative to do some things for fear of not just failure, but looking stupid. Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton is not one of those guys.Kentucky gave him a wide open lane so he did what any good...
Via FatManWriting
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pat Connaughton’s Dunk Puts Ashley Judd In A Funk

The upset special could be on in Cleveland. Notre Dame is hanging with Kentucky thus far, and even has a 46-42 lead early in the second half. The Irish’s most recent basket came on a ridiculous dunk by senior guard Pat Connaughton. It caused Wildcats superfan Ashley Judd to readjust herself in her seat. Connaughton is having a fantastic game – racking up seven points, nine...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pat Connaughton Feeling the Luck of the Irish

If you asked the average sports fan who Pat Connaughton is, not too many would know. Connaughton is a two sport athlete at the University of Notre Dame, and just last year he was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the Fourth Round of the 2014 MLB Draft. One MLB Executive thought he cost himself some... The post Pat Connaughton Feeling the Luck of the Irish appeared first on The Garbage Time.
Via The Garbage Time
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Fanta Report: Arizona and Wisconsin Were Tested; Kentucky Keeps Rolling

Pat Connaughton is the Key Player For Notre Dame vs. Kentucky/usatoday.comby John Fanta@John_FantaThe most interesting game on Sweet 16 Thursday was the last one to tip off. While the West Regional Semifinal contest between 2-seed Arizona and 6-seed Xavier did not look like much on paper, the Musketeers gave the Wildcats everything they could handle and more. With just over seven...
Via College Hoops Digest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Check Out This Awesome Courtside Footage Of Pat Connaughton’s Incredible Block vs. Butler

One of – if not, the – plays of the NCAA Tournament, thus far, was made by Notre Dame senior forward Pat Connaughton during the Fighting Irish’s third round game vs. Butler. With less than two seconds remaining in regulation and the score tied, 55-55, Connaughton swatted a game-winning 3-point attempt by Kellen Dunham. It was an incredible play that ultimately allowed Notre...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buddy Hield, Pat Connaughton, and the Best of the Round of 32

The first week of the 2015 NCAA Tournament is over, and in a span of six days we’ve gone from 68 teams, to 64, to 32, to 16. It’s pretty sad to think that 52 NCAA Tournament games were played this week and now there are only 15 left before the season is over. But this weekend brought with it some powerful moments both on and off the court. We’ve already gone over the highlights...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Pat Connaughton’s Dynamic Block Forces OT Against Butler

Pat Connaughton saved Notre Dame’s bacon with that amazing block. This game seconds after Zach Auguste was called for a double dribble. The game has moved to overtime thanks to Connaughton’s heroics. One of the plays of the tournament.
Via The Student Section
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame takes the ACC Tournament

Gone are the days of passing the ACC Tournament title back and forth among a few teams. Notre Dame, having upset Duke (for the second time this season) the night before, pushed past North Carolina to win the championship Saturday night 82-90. A championship is a feat the Fighting Irish never accomplished when they were a part of the Big East, though they appeared in 6 semi-finals...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton Takes Advantage of Louisville Breakdown to Slam One Home

After losing to Syracuse the Fighting Irish really wanted to get back on the right side of the win column Wednesday night, but to do so they had to take down a tough Louisville team. The Cardinals came in to the game having dropped two of their last five. Play their A game and the Fighting Irish would probably go home with a win.As it turns out their A game was not always necessary...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

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