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Pregame: Notre Dame (11-9, 1-6 ACC) vs. Duke (17-2, 6-1)

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame had its first chance against one of the ACC's top two teams on Saturday and face-planted in spectacular fashion. The Irish were outplayed from the ope ...

January 28, 2019 6:30 pm


Halftime: No. 2 Duke 46, Notre Dame 28

SOUTH BEND – Just about everything college basketball experts have said about Duke this year has been correct, it turns out. Much like Virginia, the Blue Devils took control ...

January 28, 2019 8:00 pm


Notre Dame falls to No. 2 Duke, 83-61, fifth straight loss

SOUTH BEND – How it Happened Duke made 3-pointers on each of its first two possessions to take a 6-0 lead and that was as close as Notre Dame got for most of the game. Th ...

January 28, 2019 9:00 pm


Notre Dame loses to Duke, but shows better fight

SOUTH BEND – Late in Notre Dame's 83-61 loss to No. 2 Duke on Monday, John Mooney got the ball on a fast break and went up for a dunk. He was fouled hard by Zion Williamson a ...

January 28, 2019 10:50 pm


Notre Dame loses to Virginia, plays "discouraged"

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame wants to eventually get to where Virginia is right now.  What Saturday's matchup demonstrated was just how far the Irish are from achieving tha ...

January 26, 2019 4:40 pm


Halftime: No. 3 Virginia 42, Notre Dame 25

SOUTH BEND – Virginia's defense is soul-crushing. Notre Dame learned about that from the opening tip, missing their first nine shots and falling behind 12-0.

January 26, 2019 2:00 pm


Pregame: Notre Dame (11-8, 1-5 ACC) vs. No. 3 Virginia (17-1, 5-1)

Notre Dame opens today one of the toughest three-day stretches any team in the country will face all season. The Irish must take on the two titans of the ACC, No. 3 Virginia and No. 2 Duke.

January 26, 2019 12:40 pm


Notre Dame falls to No. 3 Virginia, 82-55, fourth straight loss

SOUTH BEND – How it Happened Notre Dame learned first-hand in the opening minutes how devastating Virginia's defense can be. The Cavaliers kept the Irish completely out o ...

January 26, 2019 3:00 pm


No. 17 NC State holds off Notre Dame

  SOUTH BEND — C.J. Bryce scored 23 points and No. 17 North Carolina State withstood several second-half challenges from Notre Dame for a 77-73 victory Saturday. Dev ...

January 19, 2019 4:40 pm


Sinn's AP Poll: Explaining a controversial decision

When I filled out my final AP ballot of the season during the fourth quarter of the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday, I was still in shock about the game th ...

January 12, 2019 1:10 am


Pregame: No. 1 Notre Dame (14-1, 2-0 ACC) vs. No. 2 Louisville (14-0, 2-0)

SOUTH BEND – For the second time in barely five weeks, Purcell Pavilion will be the center of the women's college basketball universe tonight.  On Dec. 2, No. 2 Connec ...

January 10, 2019 7:00 pm


Halftime: No. 2 Louisville 35, No. 1 Notre Dame 33

SOUTH BEND – In a sea of lime green-clad fans, No. 1 Notre Dame came to play tonight. So did No. 2 Louisville. If there was any doubt that these are two of the best teams in ...

January 10, 2019 8:10 pm


Notre Dame women hold on to No. 1 with hard-fought win over No. 2 Louisville

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame has plenty of experience playing in games featuring the top two teams in the country. Before tonight, it just didn't have a lot of experience winning ...

January 10, 2019 11:30 pm


No. 1 Notre Dame beats No. 2 Louisville, 82-68, avenges last season's losses

SOUTH BEND –  How it Happened The first quarter was a seesaw affair that saw both teams flex their muscles but neither take control of the game. The Cardinals were a ...

January 10, 2019 9:20 pm


Syracuse rolls past Notre Dame

  SOUTH BEND — Redshirt junior guard Elijah Hughes erupted for career highs of 22 points and 10 rebounds as Syracuse dominated down the stretch during a 72-62 victory ...

January 5, 2019 4:10 pm