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Notre Dame has a NCAA Tournament #1 Seed Resume

The losses among the major college basketball national powers piled up last week- BYU, Purdue, Duke. Opening the door for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to grab that final #1 seed. To quote ’80s one-hit wonder Spandau Ballet, “we know this. much is true.” Ohio State is the overall top seed; Kansas and Pittsburgh will... Read more »

Notre Dame's Ben Hansbrough will Likely be Big East Player of the Year

If SIU is “Floor burn U,” than Notre Dame senior guard would be “Captain Floor Burn.” He’s even grindier than his brother Tyler in his playing style and tries about as hard as anyone in college basketball. Hansbrough didn’t make any preseason Big East all-conference teams, but Sunday he was the only player to be... Read more »

Notre Dame Senior Night Saw Historical Shooting Performance (Video)

Tim Abromaitis hit a career-high nine 3-pointers and he and Hansbrough scored 30 points each as the eighth-ranked Irish routed No. 19 Villanova 93-72 on Monday night. The victory ensured a double bye in the Big East tournament for Notre Dame and wrapped up a 17-0 season at home, the only Big East team to... Read more »

Notre Dame Sends Seniors Off with 93-72 Destruction of Villanova

#9 Notre Dame came out of the gates shooting red hot from behind the arc, and the initial surge set the evening’s tone. #14 Villanova was never able to catch their breath and catch up, as they spent pretty much the entire first twenty minutes with half as many points on the scoreboard as the... Read more »

Notre Dame's Hansbrough, Abromaitis Getting Some National Recognition Now

It seems like the #7 Fighting Irish might be the least hyped top ten team of all time. Of course, when you pay attention to some Mike Brey quotes and NBA Draftniks’ work, perhaps that’s changing. Ben Hansbrough for Big East player of the year? His name certainly has to be in the discussion, but... Read more »

Is #8 Notre Dame the Least Hyped Top 10 Team Ever?

If there’s only school that doesn’t fly under the radar it is Notre Dame. Plenty of pub for the Fighting Irish. Very few schools have seen their university as the star of a big budget Hollywood film; this school has had three. But that’s college football, not college basketball. Is the overwhelming obsession with the... Read more »