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  1. NDs UCLA upset stands test of time

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Jan. 21, 2004, Notre Dame celebrated the 30th anniversary of its 1974 upset against UCLA with a halftime celebration. I know because I was there. Or was I? Here's the story I remember: My high school friend John, a Notre Dame freshman, had extr...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  2. Nonconference schedule analysis: ACC

    Eamonn Brennan

    This week, is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Let's carry on with the ACC. BOSTON COLLEGE Toughest: 2K Sports Classic (Nov. 21-22), at Purdue (Dec. 4), vs. VCU (Dec. 28 in Br...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  3. Crossroads Classic scheduled through 2016

    Eamonn Brennan

    In May of 2012, fresh off his first national title and facing no small amount of anger over the dissolution of the Indiana-Kentucky series, John Calipari took to his personal website to announce not only his scheduling plans but the realpolitik under...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  4. Expect the expected from ACC newcomers

    Eamonn Brennan

    How do new leagues affect the teams that join them? Are we even sure they do? Take Butler. Last summer, when the Bulldogs left the Horizon League to join the limited-offer-one-time-only 16-team Atlantic-10, the immediate reaction -- that it would ...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Notre Dame 104, L'ville 101

    Eamonn Brennan

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A quick reaction to Notre Dame's five-overtime, 104-101 victory over Louisville on Saturday night, the longest regular-season game in Big East history: Overview: Five overtimes? Of course. In a season filled with constant up...

    Blog | February 10, 2013
  6. Video: Louisville-Notre Dame preview

    Eamonn Brennan

    Eamonn Brennan previews Saturday's matchup between No. 11 Louisville and No. 25 Notre Dame....

    Blog | February 09, 2013
  7. Notre Dame Fighting beat Louisville Cardinals in magical marathon...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Notre Dame's five-overtime victory over Louisville included many of the elements that are wrong about college basketball. But in the end, the game also was a reminder of basketball's magical possibilities.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2013
  8. Notre Dame not leaving Big East yet

    Eamonn Brennan

    Before Thursday afternoon, it was arguably likely that these last few weeks of conference play would be Notre Dame's last as a member of the Big East. The Irish don't have the same sort of deep historical roots in the league as, say, Syracuse, but th...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  9. Saddle Up: Is Villanova real?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It's real, it's real, it's really, really real ... Villanova at Notre Dame, 6 p.m. ET On a night that features a lot of pretty good games, but no truly great ones, this ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  10. All of a sudden, Notre Dame struggling

    Eamonn Brennan

    But for a neutral-court November loss to St. Joe's, the first two months of Notre Dame's season proceeded in typically impressive fashion. The Irish's nonconference schedule was hardly stacked, but they managed to rack up a few solid wins along the w...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  11. Saddle Up: Bigger Monday

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's (or, in this case, day's) best basketball action. "Tell them about the dream, Martin." Cincinnati at No. 6 Syracuse, 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN: That's right, fewer than 48 hours after Syracuse went to Lo...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  12. Saddle Up: The other Notre Dame game

    Eamonn Brennan

    Despite the Discover BCS National Championship, there is actually college basketball on television tonight. And, believe it or not, that college basketball features Notre Dame, who'll tip off at Cincinnati at 6:30 ET -- just in time to squeeze in som...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  13. No surprise in Kentucky loss to Irish

    Eamonn Brennan

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- This is what's supposed to happen. When a team this young goes on the road for the first time, it is supposed to lose. When it's late November, and your group of freshmen and sophomores has't played in a hostile environment,...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  14. Notre Dame Fighting Irish win over Kentucky Wildcats follows expe...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Notre Dame's 64-50 upset of Kentucky was less a statement about Mike Brey's efficient Irish team than a credit to John Calipari's remarkable tenure at Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  15. Rapid Reax: Notre Dame 64, Kentucky 50

    Eamonn Brennan

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Quick thoughts from Notre Dame's 64-50 victory over No. 8 Kentucky, the program's fourth straight win over a top-10 team: Overview: For the first five minutes, as UK's highly touted young players carved up Notre Dame's less tout...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  16. ND-Kentucky comes amidst Irish moment

    Eamonn Brennan

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- I admit I am no expert on the matter, but it seems to me there are two Notre Dames. There is the Notre Dame of nationally televised football games and Rudy and overhead shots of the Dome and debates on PTI about Charlie Weis and "...

    Blog | November 29, 2012