SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame freshman guard Blake Wesley announced he's entering the NBA draft.
The 6-foot-5 guard, who averaged a team-leading 14.4 points for his hometown Fighting Irish, tweeted his intention on Wednesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line, Texas Tech's swarming defense won out over Notre Dame's vaunted 3-point shooting.
It certainly wasn't artistic, and that's OK with the Red Raiders, the top defensive team in the country.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cormac Ryan and Notre Dame have just one thought going into their third game in five days, an NCAA Tournament second-round matchup against bigger, stronger, higher-seeded Texas Tech.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Duke began retiring Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski’s final NCAA Tournament with minimal stress, beating Cal State Fullerton 78-61 on Friday night.
Freshman Paolo Banchero scored 17 points to lead the Blue Devils (29-6), who jumped to a double-digit lead in the first 4 1/2 minutes and remained in control throughout.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Maybe playing tired suits Notre Dame.
Cormac Ryan scored a career-high 29 points, including seven 3-pointers, and 11th-seeded Notre Dame recovered from a grueling First Four win and late-night flight to beat sixth-seeded Alabama 78-64 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mike Brey knows more than anyone that sleep can be overrated during the NCAA Tournament.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — While Notre Dame was playing deep into the night to move into the main NCAA Tournament bracket, Alabama was already enjoying itself in sunny San Diego.
Besides being well-rested for its West region first-round game against the Fighting Irish on Friday, sixth-seeded Alabama (19-13) hopes playing the nation's toughest schedule will pay off with a deep run.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Paul Atkinson Jr. was in the right place at the right time for Notre Dame as the clock wound down in the second overtime period against relentless Rutgers.
Atkinson rebounded a missed shot by Blake Wesley and put back a layup with 1.4 seconds left to give the Irish an 89-87 win in a wild First Four game and put them into a first-round West Region contest on Friday in San Diego.