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NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Michigan A Possible Landing Spot For Notre Dame’s Matt Hegarty

Michigan officially has gotten one grad-transfer in the from Stanford DB Wayne Lyons. Two other grad-transfers, Iowa QB Jake Rudock and Notre Dame C Matt Hegarty, could be also be joining next year’s team. According to Scout.com’s Sam Webb, N.D. is allowing Michigan to go after Hegarty ($). This is no guarantee Hegarty is coming to Michigan. Hegarty, who […] The post Report...
Via Diehardsport
30 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky-Notre Dame preview and predictions

CLEVELAND — Trey Lyles isn’t the only one with an “Old Man’s Game” when it comes to hoops. Here’s Jerry Tipton and myself talking about Saturday night’s Kentucky-Notre Dame matchup.
Via John Clay's Sidelines
2 hours ago

A look at the Kentucky-Notre Dame basketball history

CLEVELAND — Kentucky and Notre Dame have a long basketball history with plenty of it set at old Freedom Hall in Louisville where for many years the two teams met annually either on or around New Year’s Eve. In fact, … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
3 hours ago

Brian Anderson replaces Marv Albert for Kentucky-Notre Dame Elite 8 game

Late Friday night the official March Madness Twitter account revealed a significant change to the announcing lineup for Saturday’s Elite 8 game between Notre Dame and Kentucky.  Brian Anderson is getting the call from the bullpen in place of Marv Albert. Marv’s under the weather and will not be able to call tomorrow's @KentuckyMBB vs. @NDmbb game. — March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV...
Via Awful Announcing
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame beats Stanford 81-60, advances to Elite Eight

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Lindsay Allen scored a career-high 28 points to help top-seed Notre Dame defeat Stanford 81-60 in the NCAA women's Sweet 16 on Friday night. Jewell Loyd scored 17 of her 21 points in the second half for the Fighting Irish (34-2), who advanced to play Baylor (33-3) on Sunday for a spot in the Final Four. The Fighting Irish beat Baylor 88-69 in a regional final...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky-Notre Dame statistical comparisons

CLEVELAND — Let’s take a look at how No. 1 seed Kentucky and No. 3 seed Notre Dame match up statistically heading into Saturday’s Midwest Regional final. Notre Dame excels on offense. Ken Pomeroy ranks the Irish No. 3 nationally … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
15 hours ago

Malik Zaire On Notre Dame QB Competition: “”There’s Only One Jack Sparrow To Lead The Ship”

One of the major story lines of Notre Dame football’s off-season is the ongoing quarterback competition between Malik Zaire and Everett Golson. The two players split time at the position at the end of last season, and Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly said he would be willing to do the same this year as well if needed. Today, Zaire was asked about the possibility of working...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
22 hours 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
22 hours 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
22 hours 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
22 hours ago

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
22 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The OG Self-Imposed Challenge Update

Well, we’ve gotten started on the Sweet Sixteen, and half of the Elite Eight has already punched their respective tickets. Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Kentucky, and Arizona are all moving on to play on Saturday, and today we’ll find out the other four teams who will join them in the round that sounds like you need […]
Via Otto's Grove
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 days 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Graphic Designer Drops Notre Dame Concept Helmet

Notre Dame’s classic gold helmet is one of the most recognizable lids in college football. Still, that hasn’t stopped multiple alternate Notre Dame concept helmets from popping up recently. This one, courtesy of Empire Graphics, takes the Notre Dame gold to a new level. What do you think Irish fans?   Lucky Charm! All gold ND helmet. They dont call them the Golden Domers...
Via College Spun
10 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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