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Laszewski fills in to help Irish top Presbyterian 63-53

Nov. 18, 2019 10:42 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — With Notre Dame star forward John Mooney out due to a stomach virus, the team’s other two tallest players each stepped up huge as the Fighting Irish pulled away late for a 63-53 victory over pesky Presbyterian on Monday night. Sophomore forward Nate Laszewski delivered a pair...

Mooney’s 28 leads Notre Dame to74-64 win over Marshall

Nov. 15, 2019 10:31 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — With Notre Dame struggling to put pesky Marshall away, coach Mike Brey began having flashbacks to last season when the Fighting Irish were stunned at home by Radford. “Like, ‘will we be mentally enough to figure out how to get over the hump?’ I thought our...

Mooney's 18 points help Notre Dame power past Howard, 79-50

Nov. 12, 2019 10:35 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The seamless play of Notre Dame big men John Mooney and Juwan Durham together on the basketball court extended right into a postgame interview together. "He took a page out of my book," Mooney said in mock braggadocio of his teammate when asked about the 6-foot-11 Durham's smooth...

Goodwin leads Notre Dame past Robert Morris 92-57

Nov. 9, 2019 3:53 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mike Brey liked what he saw at both ends of the court, and particularly in light of how young this college basketball season is. "This is what, 20 home openers?" Brey said of his time as Notre Dame coach following Saturday's 92-57 blowout victory over Robert Morris. "I don't know if...

Freshman Anthony scores 34 points, No. 9 UNC beats Irish

Nov. 6, 2019 9:40 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Cole Anthony didn't need much time to make his mark on the North Carolina record book. Anthony set the school record for scoring by a freshman in his debut, finishing with 34 points and 11 rebounds while leading the ninth-ranked Tar Heels past Notre Dame 76-65 in their opener...

CSU Bakersfield beats D-II Notre Dame de Namur 103-51

Nov. 6, 2019 2:26 AM EST

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Shawn Stith and Taze Moore scored 18 points apiece and CSU Bakersfield beat Notre Dame de Namur 103-51 on Tuesday night in the Roadrunners' season opener. Moore was 7-of-9 shooting and had five steals. De'Monte Buckingham had 12 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and three...

G Brandon Robinson out for No. 9 UNC's opener vs Notre Dame

Nov. 5, 2019 3:02 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina guard Brandon Robinson will miss the opener against Notre Dame with a sprained right ankle. Coach Roy Williams said Tuesday that Robinson is wearing a boot to protect his ankle and won't play in Wednesday night's game against the Fighting Irish. Team spokesman Steve...

Mooney and healthy teammates have Brey, Irish encouraged

Oct. 23, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — As long as John Mooney keeps putting up double-doubles and his teammates stay healthy, coach Mike Brey feels pretty good about Notre Dame's chances this season. "Johnny carries a lot of clout in our league when you hear the other coaches," Brey said as he prepares for his 20th...