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FRIDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Talkin’ @NDmbb Senior Night, @NDwbb Domination, @NDFootball Spring Practice, #NDinNHL & More!

Feb 28, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT

Natalie Achonwa (PHOTO/Matt Cashore)

A huge weekend has already begun for Irish athletics after a big win for the women’s basketball team last night over another top-15 team in North Carolina.

As the weekend continues, almost every Irish squad is in action. A culmination of the last four years for the men’s basketball team will be displayed on Saturday as they honor their student-athletes who have no eligibility remaining. Be sure to either get your tickets at or tune in at 2 p.m. (ET) as the Irish welcome former BIG EAST foe, Pitt, to Purcell Pavilion. There is a variety of Irish events this weekend, to see the full schedule, head over to

Now, what did we miss …


  1. 1.     Women’s Basketball – The Battle Continues (South Bend Tribune)
    After a stellar prep career that saw Taya Reimer battle with Stephanie Mavunga in the state of Indiana, they went their separate ways, going to Notre Dame and North Carolina, respectively. Last night they had the opportunity to once again play against one another in the state they grew up. Click the link above to read more about this relationship and the Irish victory.


  1. 2.     Football – 10 Players To Watch (South Bend Tribune)
    Eric Hansen of the South Bend Tribune takes a look at 10 players to watch this year as the Irish football squad begins spring practice in preparation for the 2014 season. Click the link above to read more.


  1. 3.     Hockey – One Last Shot (
    A fantastic feature on Irish alternate hockey captain T.J. Tynan that is posted on the Notre Dame Athletics website. Click the link above to read more.





Coach may not tweet a bunch, but when he does, it’s always a doozy!









There were two former Irish hockey student-athletes who scored in the NHL last night, combining for three goals. Anders Lee notched two goals for the New York Islanders and Riley Sheahan tallied his fourth of the year for the Detroit Red Wings.






Continuing our Jeopardy trend, you don’t really need an answer; we need the question for today’s trivia …

The answer to today’s trivia question will be found in Monday’s edition of Things I Found Interesting.


Yesterday’s Answer:





Question: What is Saber.

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