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Notre Dame hoops helping New Jersey, victims of Superstorm Sandy

Notre Dame hoops helping New Jersey, victims of Superstorm Sandy
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called out the GOP majority in the house for dragging their feet on relief for the victims of Superstorm Sandy. And rightfully so, the Republican do nothing congress did even more nothing as relief efforts continue for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, and most notably for those in the state of New Jersey, dragged for weeks behind the aid given for previous hurricanes. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish men’s basketball team is now getting involved in the cause. A special online auction will be held from now until January 17th on Notre Dame’s official web site as fans have the opportunity to bid on several unique items. Proceeds from the auction will be presented to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Christie, a longtime friend of Irish head coach Mike Brey, is scheduled to be in attendance at the Notre Dame-Rutgers game at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8:00 pm (ET)...

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 »

B1G 10 and Big East News and Notes

Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Tim Abromaitis (Unionville, Conn.) is one of 22 collegian who has accepted an invitation from the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee to attend the 2011 USA Basketball Men’s World University Games training camp. The training camp, which will be held from July 29-Aug. 7 at the U.S. Olympic... 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 »

Notre Dame Basketball Season Recap, Early Outlook for Next Year

When it was over, players were in tears. Heads down in their hands in the locker room. And it’s perfectly understandable following a loss as devastating as this.   “When you can invest to the point where you are numb, and there is nothing left, that’s what you want from a group, and certainly this... Read more »

Notre Dame Encounters Seminole Moment: FSU Eliminates Irish

It wasn’t supposed to end like this. And it most certainly wasn’t supposed to end this early. The greatest regular season in a generation at Notre Dame, ended prematurely. Exceedingly prematurely as the #2 seed Fighting Irish, ranked #5 in the nation in the most recent national poll, didn’t even reach the sweet sixteen.  Ben... Read more »

Notre Dame's Mike Brey: One of the NCAA's Best Coaches

When Ben Hansbrough was looking to transfer out of Mississippi State, he eventually found his way to Notre Dame. Now that he’s Big East Player of the Year, you have to consider him the greatest recruit Mike Brey was able to land. “Coach Brey, you look at his system, you look at how he runs... Read more »

Notre Dame vs. Florida State: Sunday United Center 3rd Round NCAA Battle

Tip time is 8:40 CT at the United Center on Chicago’s west side. The headliner of the two games should be a classic battle with two schools rich in football tradition and featuring iconic fight songs. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Florida State Seminoles have never met in college basketball. They’ve played some classic... Read more »

Notre Dame Grinds out Double Digit win Over Akron in NCAA Tournmaent

“It’s huge to win a game in this tournament, forget the seeds and the numbers, cause there’s a lot riding on it, and there’s a fine line of kids being loose and I think we felt a little pressure to deliver, and we played like that. And in the second half we calmed down. but... Read more »

Notre Dame's March Madness Journey Begins vs. Akron

College basketball’s premiere event returns to Chicago for the first time since 2005 when Notre Dame takes on Akron tomorrow at the United Center. Tip is at 12:40, and if the practice session attendance is any indication, expect the Chicago crowd to be overwhelmingly in favor of the Fighting Irish tomorrow. Notre Dame enters as... Read more »