View Events by Keyword: basketball


January181908
MBB largest margin of victory
Back as a varsity sport, the basketball team records its largest victory against any opponent.
Keywords: basketball, kalamazoo, record, justin moloney, wabash, south bend athletic club
January11925
ND's First Bowl Game - The Rose Bowl
Following a multiweek trip out west, Rockne's undefeated team would play in their first (and only) Rose Bowl Game.
Keywords: football, stanford, rose bowl, bowl game, elmer layden, four horsemen, jim dent, monster of the midway, mvp, adam walsh, harry stuhldreher, national champions, charlie bach, mens basketball, basketball annex, knute rockne, glenn pop warner
December291934
First college basketball game in MSG
Notre Dame had the opportunity to be part of the first college basketball game in Madison Square Garden against the local NYU team.
Keywords: basketball, nyu, madison square garden, msg, new york university, westminster, st johns
December311935
A tie in basketball
Even though overtime was common, it was not played between Notre Dame and Northwestern. The game would remain tied forever.
Keywords: basketball, northwestern, george keogan, tie
January141939
Kentucky goes down again
Notre Dame would record its fourth victory in a row over Kentucky in front of a record crowd due to many free throws.
Keywords: basketball, kentucky, ed riska, george keogan, joe ziegerhorn, eddie sadowski, earl brown, mark anthony ertel, paul ducharme, rex ellis
January131940
The Kentucky series continues
George Keogan would assemble some of the best teams in the country and knew how to take care of Kentucky.
Keywords: basketball, kentucky, george keogan, eddie riska, helms national trophy
February201943
The game plays on
Without their head coach, the basketball team would play their next game after being through it all.
Keywords: basketball, george keogan, edward moose krause, kentucky, depaul, great lakes naval station, chicago stadium
January81944
Lujack plays basketball too
Johnny Lujack played more than just football and today the basketball team would take on Kentucky.
Keywords: basketball, johnny lujack, kentucky, football, heisman, edward moose krause, marko todorovich, carl lloyd, leo kiler
September31944
Notre Dame Monogram Winners at Pearl Harbor
Six Notre Dame men serving in the Navy would pose for a picture at Pearl Harbor during World War II.
Keywords: world war ii, pearl harbor, jack wiethoff, john hickey, ralph vinciguerra, frank leahy, bob faught, ray brancheau, track, baseball, basketball, football, navy
March101953
The First NCAA Tournament Game
The Notre Dame men would emerge victorious in their first ever NCAA Tournament game.
Keywords: basketball, ncaa tournament, ucla, holy cross, louisville, depaul, eastern kentucky, jack stephens, william sullivan, richard rosenthal, gerald mcclosky, joe bertrand, norbert lewinski, jim gibbons, john jordan
March111958
Most Rebounds in a Game
Notre Dame controlled the boards throughout the game and came away victorious with two NCAA tournament records.
Keywords: basketball, tennessee tech, ncaa tournament, john mccarthy, tom hawkins, michael graney, thomas reinhart, robert devine, james williams, eugene duffey, michael ireland, robert bradtke, edward gleason
December11968
ACC opens
Replacing the old Fieldhouse, the new Athletic Convocation Center is opened with a week of festivities.
Keywords: acc, jacc, athletic convocation center, basketball, volleyball, womens basketball, hockey, rolfs aquatic center, father ned joyce, the pit, elvis presley, frank sinatra, elton john, u2, boxing, streak, bill cosby, andy williams, president ford, president carter, president reagan, president bush, president obama
December71968
ACC opened & dedicated against UCLA
UCLA comes to South Bend for the first time to help open and dedicate the brand new Athletic Convocation Center.
Keywords: basketball, acc, jacc, ucla, athletic convocation center, austin carr, bob whitmore, john wooden, lew alcinder, kareem abdul-jabbar, pittsburgh, georgia tech
December111968
The first win inside the ACC
Despite losing to UCLA earlier, ND would get their first win in the new arena.
Keywords: basketball, acc, athletic convocation center, jacc, wisconsin, austin carr, collis jones, bob arnzen, tom sinnott, ucla, northeastern illinois state, doug gemmell
February41970
Most points scored in a game
Notre Dame would score more points than they ever had (and haven't since) by defeating St. Peter's and winning by 47 points.
Keywords: basketball, st peters, record, john dee, austin carr, digger phelps
February231970
The night that Sid Catlett missed the bus
Despite there being 11 members of the basketball team, only 7 would be on the bus heading down to Butler.
Keywords: basketball, butler, john pleick, mike oconnell, doug gemmell, sid catlett, jay ziznewski, jim hinga, tom sinnott, collis jones, austin carr, jackie meehan, john gallagher
March71970
Austin Carr owns Ohio
Austin Carr set the NCAA record for points in a NCAA Tournament game.
Keywords: basketball, austin carr, ohio, ncaa tournament, record
March141970
Many Records Set in the Loss
Notre Dame finished with a 21-8 record, but set 7 NCAA records in the loss.
Keywords: basketball, iowa, austin carr, mideast regional third place game, ncaa tournament
January231971
#1 UCLA's last loss prior to 88 game win streak
Seven of nine top ranked teams have lost at Notre Dame. This game established the ACC as a place where the giants fall.
Keywords: basketball, ucla, austin carr, digger phelps, mike brey, syracuse, john dee, acc, jacc, john pleick, athletic convocation center
May41971
Digger Phelps hired
Coach Digger Phelps is hired as Notre Dame's 14th head basketball coach.
Keywords: digger phelps, basketball, fordham, rider, penn, john dee
December111973
Digger gets revenge against Bob Knight
After getting embarrassed two years earlier, Digger's team would win on the road at #3 Indiana.
Keywords: basketball, indiana, bob knight, gary brokaw, ray martin, billy paterno, john shumate, adrian dantley, fordham, army
January191974
ND ends #1 UCLA's 88 Game Win Streak
UCLA & John Wooden were winners of 88 straight. John Walton and his teammates would leave defeated.
Keywords: basketball, ucla, richard digger phelps, ara parsehian, john shumate, adrian dantley, gary brokaw, acc, athletic convocation center
December111976
The first nonconference loss at Pauley Pavilion for UCLA
UCLA would lose a nonconference game for the first time at Pauley Pavilion, making their record 115-1.
Keywords: basketball, ucla, pauley pavilion, donald williams, rich branning
March51977
ND defeats #1 and 29-0 San Francisco
29. And. One. San Francisco came to the ACC with a perfect record but did not leave with it intact.
Keywords: basketball, san francisco, digger phelps, dave batton, toby knight, bill paterno, rich branning, students, mvp, nbc, acc, athletic convocation center
December31977
First Women's Basketball game
The women's basketball team would be granted varsity status and play its first game against Valparaiso in front of a home crowd.
Keywords: womens basketball, valporaiso, sharon petro, st marys, coeducation
December111979
ND takes down UCLA
Without senior Bill Hanzlik, Notre Dame would seal the game late to win.
Keywords: basketball, ucla, bill hanzlik, john paxson
December271980
Notre Dame defeats #2 Kentucky
For the second time in ten years, Digger Phelps was able to claim a victory over Kentucky.
Keywords: basketball, digger phelps, kelly tripucka, kentucky, johnny dee, freedom hall, shively memorial plaque
February221981
Woolridge takes down the Cavaliers
Notre Dame. Digger Phelps. #1 Ranked Opponent. You know how it ends.
Keywords: basketball, orlando woolridge, virginia, marquette, depaul, ucla, san francisco, number one
April61988
Only Bookstore Basketball game decided by coin toss
For thirty years, every Bookstore Basketball game has ended when one team reached 21 baskets. Every game, except one which was stuck seven points shy.
Keywords: bookstore basketball, coin toss
January271990
Basketball gets revenge on Miami
While the Miami football team would win two months earlier, the Notre Dame basketball team would put Miami in its place on the hardwood.
Keywords: basketball, miami, digger phelps, football, lou holtz, monty williams, laphonso ellis, tim crawford, big east
February291992
Perfect Free Throw Shooting
LaPhonso Ellis would have a record setting game from the charity stripe against St. John's.
Keywords: basketball, st johns, laphonso ellis, donald royal, depaul, john macleod, joyce center, jacc
January121999
Last game ND did not make any 3 point shots
If there ever was a metaphorical lid on the basket, the game at Connecticut may have had a physical deterrent on any three point shot.
Keywords: basketball, connecticut, john macleod, mike brey, yale, central michigan, miami, duke, indiana, syracuse, villanova, troy murphy, harold swanagan, california, old spice classic, ben hansbrough
January302007
MBB posts 100+ in Carrier Dome
The Irish basketball team would have no trouble scoring early and often becoming the first team to score 100 points at Syracuse in ten years.
Keywords: basketball, syracuse, carrier dome, luke harangody, russel carter, colin falls, zach hillesland
January102009
Men's basketball wins 45 in a row
The men's basketball team would put together a string of 45 games in a row won at home, including 20 Big East games in a row.
Keywords: basketball, big east, home record, seton hall, pittsburgh, marquette, joyce center, jacc, depaul, alabama, maryland, west virginia, providence, rutgers, connecticut, syracuse
February282011
Basketball Shooting Clinic
"Live by the three, die by the three." Tonight, Notre Dame definitely lived by the three and Villanova had to be on the other end of the onslaught.
Keywords: basketball, villanova, tim abromaitas, ben hansbrough, carleton scott, scott martin, eric atkins, record, kyle mcalarney, colin falls
January72012
The first (and only) win at Louisville
ND would improve their record to 1-11 on the road against Louisville.
Keywords: basketball, louisville, jacc, jack cooley, scott martin, eric atkins
March22012
Adrian Dantley inducted into Ring of Honor
One of the greatest players at Notre Dame, Adrian Dantley will be enshrined into the team Ring of Honor.
Keywords: basketball, ring of honor, adrian dantley, luke harangody, ruth riley, austin carr, jacc, joyce center, digger phelps, providence, all american
July272012
Notre Dame and the Summer Olympics
As the 30th Summer Olympics kick off tonight in London, Notre Dame sends nine athletes to compete for their countries. Since 1912, Notre Dame has sent thirty-seven athletes to win nineteen medals.
Keywords: summer olympics, olympics, george philbrook, forest fletcher, august gus desch, johnny murphy, tom lieb, alex wilson, vince boryla, shaun fitzmaurice, rick wohlhuter, adrian dantley, debbie brown, bill hanzlik, tim glass, bjorn vaggo, molly sullivan, mike gostigan, leszek nowosielski, jilen siroky, christel bouvron, kathryn michele sobrero markgraf, nick radkewich, andrew mackay, monica gonzalez, ruth riley, shannon boxx, mariel zagunis, jan viviani, jeff smoke, melissa tancredi, candance chapman, thomas chamney, selim nurudeen, kelley hurley, gerek meinhardt, natalie achonwa, molly huddle, courtney hurley, lee kiefer, knute rocke, world record, gold medal, silver medal, bronze medal, alex wilson invitational, track and field, womens basketball, mens basketball, fencing, swimming, baseball, womens soccer, new york knicks, new york mets, jessie owens, kelley hurley
August172012
Results of the London Summer Olympics
Notre Dame athletes fared well at the London Olympics where a record number of athletes won a record number medals.
Keywords: olympics, summer olympics, london, natalie anchonwa, shannon boxx, candace chapman, molly huddle, courtney hurley, kelley hurley, lee kiefer, gerek meinhardt, selim nurudeen, melissa tancredi, mariel zagunis, fencing, womens basketball, womens soccer, track and field, beijing, athens
March122013
The First (and Last) Big East Tournament Championship
Notre Dame would appear victorious in a Big East Tournament championship game for the only time.
Keywords: womens basketball, big east, connecticut, acc, kayla mcbride. skylar diggins, jewell loyd
July12013
Goodbye Big East. Hello ACC
With football controlling the ever changing conference landscape, Notre Dame makes a shift from the BigEast to the ACC. Effective today.
Keywords: sports, big east, acc, atlantic coast conference, baseball, womens basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, diving, tennis, track, volleyball, hockey, hockey east, boston college, virginia tech, miami, syracuse, pittsburgh, louisville, north carolina, duke
February132014
New Best Start to the Season
The women's basketball team would win another game, without losing.
Keywords: womens basketball, boston college
February262014
Mike Brey wins #300 at ND
In his 14th season as Notre Dame head coach, Mike Brey would record his 300th program win.
Keywords: basketball, mike brey, digger phelps, george keogan, moose krause, jesse harper, georgia tech, garrick sherman
February272014
Muffet's 1,000th career game
Muffet McGraw would log game number one thousand as the team took the court against North Carolina.
Keywords: womens basketball, muffet mcgraw, north carolina
March22014
The Perfect Regular Season
For the first time in program history, the women's basketball team would finish the regular season without a loss.
Keywords: womens basketball, north carolina state, big east, acc, miami, florida state, acc tournament
March82014
New Longest WBB Win Streak
The women surpass their win streak set just a year earlier.
Keywords: womens basketball, north carolina state, acc tournament, softball, mens tennis, womens soccer, mens soccer, baseball, football, mens basketball
March242014
New Longest Win Streak
The women's basketball team has won more games in a row than any team at ND.
Keywords: womens basketball, arizona state, ncaa tournament, fencing, softball, mens tennis, womens soccer, mens soccer, baseball, football, mens basketball
June62014
The Basketball Tournament: Notre Dame Fighting Alumni
The Basketball Tournament: 32 teams in a single elimination bracket with the winning team getting $500,000.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, chris thomas, torin francis, russell carter, colin falls, kieran piller, rob kurz, ryan ayers, zach hillesland, tory jackson, tyrone nash, mike brey, notre dame fighting alumni
June72014
TBT Sweet 16 and Elite 8
After an opening round victory, the Notre Dame Fighting Alumni played in the Sweet 16 and Elite 8.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, notre dame fighting alumni, chris thomas, ryan ayers, rob kurz
June82014
TBT Final Four
With victory secured on the opening weekend, the Fighting Alumni would advance to the championship game. One win away from half a million dollars.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, notre dame fighting alumni, russell carter
June282014
The Basketball Tournament Championship
After winning the first four games by an average of 15 points, the Notre Dame Fighting Alumni head to Boston looking to win it all.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, mike brey, ryan ayers, russell carter, luke harangody, tim abromaitis
January52015
A Milestone Win
ND improves to 15-1, 3-0 in conference by defeating North Carolina on the road.
Keywords: basketball, north carolina, mike brey, jerian grant, zach auguste, steve vasturia
March122015
The First ACC Tournament Win
The Irish would have to wait until their second season in the ACC to log a tournament game win.
Keywords: basketball, miami, acc tournament, jerian grant, duke, north carolina, north carolina state, wake forest, louisville
March132015
Moving to the Conference Finals
In the third game against Duke this season, Notre Dame would win for the second time and advance to the conference tournament finals for the first time ever.
Keywords: basketball, duke, big east tournament, acc tournament, miami, father jenkins, mike brey, jack swarbrick, bonzie colson, north carolina, womens basketball
July232015
The Basketball Tournament 2015: The Super 17
Looking to defend their 2014 Title, Notre Dame Fighting Alumni skipped straight to the Super 17 of this year's tournament.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, mike brey, jack nolan, jordan cornette, torin francis, russell carter, colin falls, kieran piller, rob kurz, zach hillesland, tory jackson, carleton scott, ben hansgrouh, tyrone nash, eric atkins
July242015
The Basketball Tournament 2015: The Sweet 16
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament