Jerian Grant

Notre Dame’s Pat Connaughton, center, shoots against Northeastern during the second half of their NCAA Tournament second round game at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on March 19, 2015. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

No. 3 Notre Dame Avoids Major Upset, Holds Off Pesky Northeastern

Zach Auguste scored 25 points, Jerian Grant added 17 and Notre Dame dodged a scare trying to erase its futile NCAA Tournament history with a 69-65 win over Northeastern on Thursday.

03/19/2015

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Rothstein Files: High Expectations Surround Brey, Notre Dame

Notre Dame has become the perennial overachiever in college basketball. Year after year, the Irish are picked low in preseason polls and somehow manage to regularly exceed expectations.

10/04/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Arizona will be the deepest team Sean Miller has had in his nine seasons as a head coach. The Wildcats have 10 legitimate candidates to start and won’t see much of a drop off when a reserve takes the floor.

09/27/2012