The Notre Dame men's basketball team arrived in New York City last night in preparation for Thursday's quarterfinal BIG EAST tournament matchup with a to-be-determined opponent. At 9 pm tonight, Rutgers battles Villanova for the right to play South Florida on Wednesday. The Irish will take on the winner of Wednesday's game on Thursday at 9 pm on ESPN.
This morning, the Irish held their first practice at John Jay College, a criminal justice school located in midtown Manhattan. Earlier this evening, Tim Abromaitis won his third consecutive American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of The Year.
UND.com will have complete coverage of tonight's awards press conference, including interviews with both Abromaitis and head coach Mike Brey. Check back soon, and stay tuned to Irish UNDerground for more coverage of the Irish in the Big Apple throughout the week.
- Josh Flynt ('11)