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NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

Notre Dame's backcourt has to deliver to beat Kentucky: NCAA Tournament 2015

Notre Dame's backcourt of Jerian Grant and Demetrius Jackson must play well for the Irish to have a chance to beat Kentucky.
Via The Plain Dealer
35 minutes ago

Elite Eight Preview and Predictions: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky

Notre Dame may be the best team Kentucky has played all season. That’s worth saying right here right now since Notre Dame probably won...
Via Athlon Sports
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Transcript: Notre Dame talks about Kentucky

CLEVELAND — Full transcript of the Notre Dame press conference Friday talking about Saturday’s Midwest Region final against Kentucky. MODERATOR: We’re joint right now by student-athletes from Notre Dame, Jerian Grant, Pat Connaughton, Steve Vasturia, Zach Auguste and Demetrius Jackson. … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
51 minutes ago

Notre Dame eyes history with shot at beating Kentucky

CLEVELAND (AP) If there's one school unafraid to take on Kentucky, it's Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish have a history of taking down college basketball Goliaths. There's none bigger or more intimidating right now than the undefeated Wildcats, who are 37-0 and can earn a trip to the Final Four on Saturday with a win over Notre Dame in the Midwest Regional final. Kentucky demolished...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Coach Mike Brey: “We Are America’s Team Tomorrow”

Although his players were reserved when speaking about Kentucky on Friday, Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey sounded as confident as Daxter Miles during his press conference. Brey said he had been receiving constant texts and phone calls offering support for the Fighting Irish’s elite eight match-up with Kentucky, leading him to the following conclusion. […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

ND’s Mike Brey On Matchup With Kentucky: “We Are America’s Team”

Kentucky and Notre Dame are set to tip off for a Final Four spot around 8:50 p.m. on Saturday in Cleveland, Ohio. While Kentucky won’t have as much bulletin board material for this Elite 8 game as they did against West Virginia in the Sweet 16, there certainly will be some. During Friday’s media day, Notre Dame’s […] The post ND’s Mike Brey On Matchup With Kentucky: “We...
Via Diehardsport
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Transcript: Kentucky talks about Notre Dame

CLEVELAND — Transcript from Kentucky press conference previewing Saturday night’s Midwest Region final against Notre Dame. MODERATOR: We’re joined right now by the student-athletes from Kentucky. Coach Cal should be with us in just a moment, we’ll start taking questions … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
1 hour ago

Mike Brey Says Notre Dame Will Be “America’s Team” Tomorrow Night vs. Kentucky

Notre Dame’s athletic teams are typically among the most polarizing in the country – you either love them or you hate them.  Mike Brey is betting most people will be doing the former tomorrow night.  The No. 3-seeded Fighting Irish are set to face No. 1 seed Kentucky in the Midwest Region final in Cleveland on Saturday night. According to Brey, his squad will be “America’s...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame isn’t the Challenge Tomorrow

We all know that yes, Kentucky is playing Notre Dame tomorrow.  The people in the jerseys opposite of our own on Saturday will most certainly be from South Bend.  Mike Brey will be their coach, and they probably see the “Football Jesus” mural about every time they walk on campus. But the real challenge tomorrow […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Cats and the Fighting Irish

After Thursday night’s demolition of West Virginia in the Sweet 16, the Cats have to turn around and get ready for what will be their toughest challenge yet in the NCAA Tournament, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.  The undefeated SEC Champs will take on the ACC Champions in Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Saturday […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame's Zach Auguste Finishes Off Awesome Alley-Oop Against Wichita State

Notre Dame has not been to the Elite Eight since 1979. Since then they have made it to the Sweet Sixteen three times, but were not able to make it to the next round until this year. Wichita State gave the Fighting Irish a good game, but the Shockers defense could not find an answer for the Notre Dame offense Thursday night falling to the Fighting Irish 81-70.Four of five starters...
Via FatManWriting
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame thumps Wichita St. in Sweet 16

Notre Dame thumps Wichita St. in Sweet 16
Via Philly Sports Live
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stanford's VanDerveer, Notre Dame's McGraw to face off

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer and Notre Dame's Muffett McGraw will coach against each other at their current schools Friday night for just the third time in their Hall of Fame careers and the first time in the NCAA Tournament. The winner will advance to the Elite Eight and play Baylor or Iowa on Sunday. VanDerveer has a career record of 953-216. The Hall of Famer...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hegarty Transferring from Notre Dame, Eyes FSU, Arizona

Matt Hegarty is transferring from Notre Dame, and he's reportedly eyeing FSU, Arizona.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame arrives in Oklahoma late after plane was diverted

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Notre Dame women's basketball team arrived in Oklahoma City several hours late because of storms and tornadoes in the area that left one person dead. Notre Dame associate media relations director Chris Masters says the team plane was diverted to Lawton, Oklahoma, about 100 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. Masters says the team made it to their hotel about...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sweet 16 Game Preview and Predictions: Wichita State vs. Notre Dame

This is probably not something that gets said very often in college sports: Notre Dame wants what Wichita State has. Notre Dame is a college...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Graphic Designer Releases Black And Gold Notre Dame Helmet Concept

Notre Dame’s Sweet 16 contest against Wichita State is still two days away, so we figured we’d give Irish fans something else to debate in the meantime. This week, Helmet Concepts released an interesting design for a potential Irish helmet – and as you can see, it’s black with a “pinch” of gold. The facemask is also gold. It’s a solid look, but it may be too different...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baby Notre Dame Fan Was ‘Born Like A Champion Today’

This baby Notre Dame fan was "Born Like A Champion Today," which made for the cutest little Fighting Irish supporter ever.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Google’s March Madness Graphic Had Notre Dame Playing Itself In The Sweet 16

Earlier today, we brought you the technical mishap that was ESPN prematurely putting Duke into the Sweet 16 before they actually completed their win over San Diego State.  Well, in the aftermath of Wichita State’s upset win over Kansas, Google had a glitch that showed Notre Dame would be playing itself in the Sweet 16 in Cleveland on Thursday. It has since been remedied, but here...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Running Back Tony Jones Commits To Notre Dame

Notre Dame held a large junior day yesterday, equipped with a famous visitor. Minutes ago, the Fighting Irish added their third commitment from of the weekend from junior day visitor Tony Jones, Jr., a four-star running back from Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy. Jones’ pledge has been confirmed by numerous outlets but was originally reported by 247Sports’ Tom Loy. BREAKING: Four...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Bench Players Give Awesome Interview After Win Over Butler

Notre Dame and Butler did there best to give basketball fans a game Saturday night. They even played an overtime period in case fans to make sure fans got their fill of basketball for the night. In the end it was the Fighting Irish that came out on top with a hard fought 67-64 win. So after the game it was the Notre Dame stars that the media wanted to hit up first.That makes sense...
Via FatManWriting
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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Notre Dame Is Sticking With The Gold Uniforms In The NCAA Tournament

No surprise: Notre Dame’s men’s basketball team will be wearing its gold uniforms for its NCAA Tournament Third Round game against Butler this evening.  The Fighting Irish wore the same uniforms when it won the ACC Tournament and during its first NCAA Tournament game against Northeastern.  Check them out:  LET’S GET IT ON. Our lockers are set and we’re going #AllGoldEverything...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame comeback win over UMass Lowell forces game three

Notre Dame downs UMass Lowell. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)LOWELL, Mass. – Win and secure a spot in the Hockey East semifinals next weekend, thats what the UMass Lowell River Hawks need to do on Saturday night. However, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish had other plans, defeating the River Hawks, 4-2. Notre Dame was able to do something on Saturday night that no other teams...
Via Mill City Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass Beats Notre Dame In Fifth OT In Longest D-I Hockey Game Ever

The Hockey East tournament already got off to a historic start. UMass beat Notre Dame 4-3 in the first game of their playoff series Friday, but it took five overtime periods and a record amount of time for them to get there. The first-round matchup lasted 151:42, just surpassing Quinnipiac and Union’s 150:22 battle in an Eastern Collegiate Athletic...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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