Even the league's last-place team can get right against Notre DameThat’s it. Yep, been that type of season for Notre Dame, who fall to 10-14, 2-11 in the ACC. Rebounds: Notre Dame 31 (Lubin, Goodwin 7), Georgia Tech 35 (Franklin, Smith 9). Assists: Notre Dame 11 (Goodwin 4), Georgia Tech 15 (Smith 7). Total Fouls: Notre Dame 14, Georgia Tech 14.
Ryan Bischel finally has spotlight as goaltender for No. 12 Irish hockey teamSOUTH BEND — Notre Dame senior goaltender Ryan Bischel cannot believe how quickly his hockey career has unfolded. “That was honestly part of my decision-making process — how coach Jackson has been able to develop such good goalies,” Bischel said. After last season, Jackson and his staff wanted to see Bischel get stronger in the weight room with strength and conditioning coach Tony Rolinski. “What we saw this past weekend was probably more of what I had anticipated coming into this season,” Jackson said.5 months ago NDInsider
Former Notre Dame women's coach Muffet McGraw honored with 'Pat Summitt Award'SOUTH BEND — Former Notre Dame women's basketball coach Muffet McGraw has earned another lifetime achievement honor as the NCAA announced she is the recipient of the 2023 Pat Summitt Award, which spotlights an individual who has greatly contributed to the development of collegiate athletes, making a positive impact on their lives. "Congratulations to Muffet McGraw for this incredible honor and special recognition,”said current head women's basketball coach Niele Ivey, McGraw's successor. McGraw, who retired from Notre Dame in 2020, posted an 848-252 record over 33 seasons in South Bend. McGraw’s teams made 26 appearances in the NCAA Tournament, including 24 consecutive trips, which was the fifth longest streak in NCAA women’s basketball tournament history. Notre Dame guard Olivia Miles is ACC player of the weekFor the second time in her career, Notre Dame point guard Olivia Miles has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week.3 months ago NDInsider
For Notre Dame's JD Bertrand and modern defenders, 'Targeting happens'SOUTH BEND — Pardon JD Bertrand if he’s starting to feel a bit ... well, targeted. I mean, that’s just football.”All three of the targeting flags against Bertrand have come downfield in pass coverage. That happens, too.”'My biggest fear'Watching Bertrand get ejected for targeting in back-to-back weeks made an impression on sophomore linebacker Prince Kollie. He’s just different.”Asked if there was any targeting-related adjustment that can be made without sacrificing the violence necessary to play football, Kollie shook his head. “You just have to play football.5 months ago NDInsider