Irish Fight off Rutgers

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Irish Fight off Rutgers
Alex Trautwig/Getty Images

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – After losing its last two games in lackluster fashion, the Notre Dame basketball team could have easily folded its tent when it nearly blew a 13-point lead late in Saturday’s game against Rutgers. Instead, the Irish found a will to win, despite seeing Rutgers trail by just a point in the waning seconds, and held on for a 69-66 win at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center. “It was a huge win for us. I’m thrilled,” Irish head coach Mike Brey exclaimed afterward. “When you’re in this league and you lose a couple you figure out a way to get one. A one-game win streak is huge in this league...”

Follow Notre Dame Basketball from B/R on Facebook

Follow Notre Dame Basketball from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Notre Dame Basketball

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.