Up and down play led many to believe the Notre Dame Fighting Irish would take a step back this year, but as the season has progressed, they've stepped up in key moments. The Irish have shown that they have a lot of good basketball left in them.
Notre Dame’s victory over North Carolina showed some bright spots and some red flags for the two ACC teams.
North Carolina should do some bouncing back on this fine Saturday.
Because the marquee matchups in the ACC just don't stop.
After another loss to Notre Dame, Duke will have familiar nightmares about the Fighting Irish.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Indiana Hoosiers are both struggling to meet expectations this season. Something has to give when these two face off on Saturday afternoon.
Notre Dame and Illinois have similar records in terms of struggling to start the season, but one will have the chance to put all of that behind them in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on Wednesday night.
This non-conference matchup has some serious star power going for it.
Avery Johnson's Alabama squad will get another tough test later on today.
On Thanksgiving, Monmouth upset No. 17 Notre Dame to the discontent of many Fighting Irish fans. Although it was a nice victory for the Hawks, the best part may have been the bench’s reaction. They took pulling off an upset in college basketball to a whole new level, and it was absolutely magical.
Some of them pulled a Katniss Everdeen and began flinging arrows with fury:
While one player dropped down and played dead:
Put simply, it was a celebration of epic proportions.
The Monmouth Hawks got the win, and instantly became celebration legends of the college basketball world.