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Notre Dame dominates offensive boards in crucial moments

When looking at the box score of Notre Dame’s win over Marquette on Thursday night, one should assume the Fighting Irish didn’t win the game through rebounding. Marquette grabbed 16 offensive rebounds off 29 of their misses from the field, and Notre Dame had just 12 on 36 misses. But when Notre Dame needed to […]

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Notre Dame gets revenge on Marquette, advances to Big East semis

Pat Connaughton scored 18 points on six three-pointers and Jerian Grant added 17 points to lead No. 24 Notre Dame to a 73-65 win over No. 12 Marquette on Thursday night in the quarterfinals Big East Championships. Jamil Wilson scored 16 for the Golden Eagles in a losing effort, while Junior Cadougan added 14, and […]

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Marquette begins postseason run against Irish

For Marquette to advance to the semifinals of the Big East Tournament for the first time since 2010 it will have to overcome two obstacles: the nightmare that was last year’s loss to Louisville at Madison Square Garden, and Jack Cooley, who played just 15 minutes against the Golden Eagles two weeks ago because of […]

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Paint Touches All-Big East award predictions

With the Big East regular season in the books, awards will be handed out this week for conference honors. It’s important to remember that these awards are voted on, so there is sure to be debate on some of the winners. Anyway, we decided to take our best stab at it, and this is what […]

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Otule shines as Marquette knocks off Fighting Irish

Marquette shot a scorching 59.6 percent from the field to knock off Notre Dame 72-64 Saturday afternoon to clinch a double bye in the Big East Tournament for the second straight year. Senior Chris Otule led the way with 17 points on 8-of-8 shooting, including a huge basket and a foul with 3:17 left to […]

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Fighting Irish “better than people think” in transition

The way coach Buzz Williams sees it, tomorrow afternoon’s game against Notre Dame will likely be a slug fest and joked the Fighting Irish have been playing “pretty fast” the last two games. According to Synergy, the Fighting Irish have limited opponents to 123 possessions in those two games and won both contests by scoring […]

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