This year Notre Dame's men's basketball team earned the No. 2 seed in the Big East Tournament.
Ever since joining the Big East back in 1996, the Irish have yet to make a finals appearance, let alone win the conference.
Under head coach Mike Brey, Notre Dame has tied their best 14-4 conference record and 25 win mark for the regular season.
Also, the current No. 4 national ranking is the best the university has seen since the days of Digger Phelps.
With all this being said, here are 10 reasons the Irish can bring home their first Big East conference tournament championship.