With just over two weeks left until the official start of the 2012-13 college basketball season, it’s time for fans to finalize expectations for their teams. While those expectations may range from defending a national title to simply rebuilding, everyone has things they hope to see between now and March.
One team with high expectations is Notre Dame, as the Irish return all five of last year’s starters to the court. The Irish suffered a disappointing loss in their first game of the NCAA tournament last season, and will hope to improve upon that result in this year’s campaign.
Here are 10 expectations for the 2012-13 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the fulfillment of which will lead to a satisfying season for fans in South Bend.