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Basketball Teams Open Season With Irish Madness

Coach Brey

Oct. 13, 2011

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Notre Dame men's and women's basketball teams are set to begin the madness with a showcase event on Friday, Oct. 21, at 8:00 p.m. (ET), with doors opening at 7:00 p.m. at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center. The free event is being dubbed "Irish Madness."

This primetime, star-studded event will feature ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale as the night's emcee and DJ Squeeze of the WNBA's Chicago Sky providing the tunes. Additionally, head coaches Mike Brey and Muffet McGraw will be on hand coaching their respective teams and former Notre Dame greats Luke Harangody, Matt Carroll, Ruth Riley and Niele Ivey along with a host of other past players will take part in the night's festivities.

In addition to team scrimmages, there will also be fan contests throughout the night: a men's and women's three-point competition, skills challenge, dunk contest and a dance-off between alumni and student-athletes.

The men's basketball team will tip-off its season with an exhibition against St. Xavier on Nov. 1 at 7:00 p.m. (ET) at Purcell Pavilion while the women's team begins its preseason slate one night later against Windsor at 7:00 p.m. at home.

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November 26
W, 91-60
Chicago State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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November 29
W, 92-78
Iowa
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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December 4
5:00 PM
North Carolina A&T
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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December 6
9:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNU
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December 10
12:00 PM
Villanova
Newark, N.J. (Prudential Center)

CBS
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December 17
2:00 PM
Purdue
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

ESPN 2
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December 19
7:00 PM
Colgate
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
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December 28
7:00 PM
Saint Peters
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
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December 31
2:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Petersen Events Center)

ACC Network
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January 4
9:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 7
3:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 12
7:00 PM
Miami
Miami, Fla. (BankUnited Center)

ESPN/ESPN 2
January 14
2:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)

ACC Network
January 18
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Tucker Center)

RSN
January 21
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN/ESPN 2
January 24
8:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 28
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavillion)

ESPNU
January 30
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN
February 4
TBA
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Smith Center)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 7
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNEWS
February 11
2:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 14
7:00 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Conte Forum)

ESPNU
February 18
12:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (PNC Arena)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 26
6:30 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNU
March 1
8:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
March 4
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)

CBS
March 7
TBA
ACC Tournament
Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)
March 16
TBA
NCAA Tournament
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