Review: Showtime’s “Hoops U”

Hoops U

“This group should be remembered. When it’s all said and done – we’re going to play for a long time. Our season’s going to go for a while. We should be remembered for things that happened in Notre Dame basketball that’s never happened before.” – Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Mike Brey It’s seven weeks before Selection Sunday, and Showtime has brought its cameras to two college basketball programs that are both on surprising upswings. After disappointing 2013-14 campaigns, the Notre … [Read more...]

Morning Roundup: March 18, 2015

Good morning! Here are your headlines: FROM OUR SITE Step one: Northeastern VIDEO WatchND: Brian Kelly press conference - March 17, 2015 (42:18) Blue & Gold Illustrated: Video: Kelly previews spring ball (3:03) Irish247: Video: Kelly previews spring practice (3:08) Irish Illustrated: Video: Kelly welcomes QB battle (3:03) Irish Sports Daily: ISD video: Brian Kelly press conference (3:16) PODCAST Blue & Gold Illustrated: The Irish Huddle (28:15) RECRUITING … [Read more...]

Step One: Northeastern

Photo courtesy of Northeastern Athletics

Our first step on the road to Indianapolis ... Northeastern. So who is Northeastern? Northeastern University is in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Northeastern Huskies play in the Colonial Athletic Association. They won the CAA title by defeating top-seeded William & Mary by a score of 72-61. The 23-11 Huskies are making their first appearance in the NCAA Tournament in 24 years. Their in-conference record was 12-6. Let's take a look at how the Huskies stack up to the Irish. The Huskies … [Read more...]

Morning Roundup: March 17, 2015


Good morning! Happy St. Patrick's Day to all of our readers. Here are your headlines: FROM OUR SITE Guide to reasonably discuss paying players PODCAST Irish Sports Daily: 3-16-2015 Power Hour (57:38) Irish Sports Talk: Notre Dame spring predictions on defense & Tony meets N Martin Mar 16 IST 156 (29:56) RECRUITING (2016 offers / 2017 offers) Bleacher Report (Monaco): Notre Dame football recruiting offers of the week (Hunter Johnson, Lokeni Toailoa, Liam Eichenberg, … [Read more...]