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Google+ Hangout: Getting To Know Mike Coffey

Sep 24, 2012, 4:06 PM EDT

To prepare you for Wednesday’s Google+ Hangout (7:00 pm ET), we asked each of our panelists five questions about Notre Dame.

Our first participant is Mike Coffey. Coffey is a 1991 Notre Dame graduate with a degree in Management – Information Systems, and has worked in the IT field for more than 20 years. He helped found the website NDHoops.com, which gradually expanded its focus and influence to its current incarnation, NDNation.com. He is the author of the book “Echoes on the Hardwood – 100 Seasons of Notre Dame Men’s Basketball” published in 2004. A life-long resident of the Chicago area, he lives in Oak Lawn with his wife and two children.

Best Notre Dame athletics memory?
Pat Terrell knocking down Steve Walsh’s two-point conversion pass (1988 vs. Miami)

Favorite Fighting Irish athlete of all-time?
Tommy Hawkins (basketball), class act as a player and human being.

Matchup you’re most looking forward to seeing in the ACC?
ND vs. UNC in men’s basketball

First Notre Dame football game you saw in the stadium?
September 20, 1980. Spoiled for life.

If you could choose one Notre Dame game to have seen in person, which would it be?
January 19, 1974. ND vs. UCLA.

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