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WATCH: Notre Dame's Zach Auguste Finishes Off Awesome Alley-Oop Against Wichita State

Notre Dame has not been to the Elite Eight since 1979. Since then they have made it to the Sweet Sixteen three times, but were not able to make it to the next round until this year. Wichita State gave the Fighting Irish a good game, but the Shockers defense could not find an answer for the Notre Dame offense Thursday night falling to the Fighting Irish 81-70.Four of five starters...
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Notre Dame survives scare vs. 14-seeded Northeastern

Zach Auguste scored 25 points, Jerian Grant added 17, and Notre Dame dodged a scare with a 69-65 victory Thursday over 14th-seeded Northeastern.

Notre Dame gets scare, edges 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.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame dodges early exit in 69-65 win over 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.

Notre Dame survives scare against Northeastern

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The three seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish came into today’s second-round matchup against the fourteen seed Northeastern Huskies as major favorites, but barely came away with a win. Northeastern had the basketball with a chance to tie or win the game, but a turnover with just 1.9 seconds remaining in the game sent Zach Auguste to the free-throw line...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Re-ranking the Top 25: exposing the biggest flaws

Let’s face it: college basketball polls are pretty meaningless. They’re essentially hype machines, having no bearing on the season. So to poke fun at college basketball’s incessant need to rank things, we’ll re-rank the AP top 25 according to other criteria. When preparing for a particular opponent, any strategies you develop basically fall into one of two categories:...
Via The Sports Post
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame F Zach Auguste Will Play Today After Missing Game Due To Academic Issue

Notre Dame junior forward Zach Auguste will be back on the court for the Fighting Irish this afternoon.  Auguste, a 6-foot-10 power forward, missed Wednesday night’s game against Georgia Tech due to an academic issue. Notre Dame coach Mike Brey told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that Auguste “had to make up some academic work” and he’s done that.  The talented big man is averaging 14...
Via College Spun
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Irish coach Mike Brey uncertain about Zach Auguste's return

  Notre Dame coach Mike Brey says forward Zach Auguste is working on an academic matter and doesn't know whether he will play for the 12th-ranked Fighting Irish against Miami on Saturday or even again this season. Brey said before practice Thursday that the Irish are preparing as if Auguste won't play Saturday, but the coach said Auguste is enrolled and practicing. The 6-foot-10...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Reinventing The Irish On The Fly… Again

The news that broke earlier this week regarding Zach Auguste, academics, and his subsequent absence seemed like an unfortunate blow that could potentially derail a promising season for Notre Dame basketball. Knee-jerk reactions ranged from groans of “not again” (that was me) to, my favorite, a tweet of acceptance that simply read, “Notre Dame expects you to play school”....
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame’s Zach Auguste To Sit Out While Dealing With Academic Issue

Reports out of South Bend are that Notre Dame center Zach Auguste, who averages 14.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per game for the No. 12 Fighting Irish, will be out indefinitely. The question is whether or not this is a suspension. This morning, FOX 28′s Adam Shear reported that Auguste was suspended, which has been refuted by head coach Mike Brey. #Breaking: Sources tell @FOX28News...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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