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Notre Dame Loses Best Player, Tim Abromaitis for Season (ACL Tear)

Notre Dame Loses Best Player, Tim Abromaitis for Season (ACL Tear)
Looks like Notre Dame is in serious trouble this season. Their co-captain Tim Abromaitis suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at practice this morning and will miss the remainder of the 2011-12 season. His loss will be felt not just in South Bend, but throughout the Big East and college basketball... Read more »

Notre Dame's Abromaitis has Future Potential with MBA and NBA

Everywhere you look, college football and college basketball news stories are filled with scandal and skullduggery. It’s enough to make one think there are no good guys left among the coaches, and no “students,” in the term “student-athlete.” Tim Abromaitis of Notre Dame is an exceptional exception. His team finished the season ranked #4 in... Read more »

#8 Notre Dame Beats DePaul; Making them Chicago's Best Big East Team

It’s been ten days since Notre Dame last played a college basketball game. And it was big; the biggest one in Mike Brey’s career. The Fighting Irish defeated then #2 Pittsburgh at their place, then assuming second place (tied with Louisville) in the toughest conference in the nation. Aside from a couple missed dunks here,... Read more »

Notre Dame Makes Huge Impression on UConn's Jim Calhoun

So how important were Notre Dame’s basketball victories over #8 Georgetown and #9 Connecticut in the last week? Well it hasn’t happened in a half-century. The last time Notre Dame defeated AP top 10 teams in back-to-back home games came in 1960-61. They defeated #7 DePaul 61-58, then #7 St. John’s 64-63. Which is especially... Read more »

#15 Notre Dame Using Unconventional Line-ups in 11-1 Start

“My theme is a lot of interchangeable parts,” Notre Dame Fighting Irish Head Coach Mike Brey said of his team this preseason. And it’s true, while last year’s team leaned heavily on Luke Harangody in the post and Tory Jackson at the point, this unit often sports a very unconventional line-up. The Irish have ascended... Read more »

Experience and Depth Propel Notre Dame to top 15 Ranking

There may be a “Ewing Theory” at work in South Bend. Despite losing Luke Harangody, the first player in Notre Dame basketball history to be a three-time first-team All-Big East selection, and the first player in program history to lead the conference in both scoring and rebounding in consecutive seasons, the Fighting Irish are getting... Read more »

Notre Dame Basketball Season Preview

The Big East is once again stacked this year.  Eight of the top 39 teams in my “99 in 99” college basketball preview rankings call the conference home.  Notre Dame comes in at #39 despite losing four-year starters Luke Harangody and Tory Jackson.  Click here if you missed teams #40-#99. You can also check out... Read more »