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Final Four Team Celebrates 30-Year Reunion

March 17, 2008

Fourteen members of the 1977-78 Notre Dame men's basketball team returned to campus February 24 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its historic run to the NCAA Final Four.

That group still rates as the only team in the history of the Irish men's basketball program to achieve that distinction. Notre Dame compiled a 23-8 record under the direction of Digger Phelps and moved to the finals in St. Louis that year by beating Houston, Utah and DePaul in the NCAA Tournament.

Members of the 1977-78 squad who attended the reunion included players Bruce Flowers, Bill Hanzlik, Tim Healy, Tracy Jackson, Gilbert Salinas, Stan Wilcox and Orlando Woolridge; coaches Digger Phelps, Dick Kuchen, Danny Nee and Scott Thompson (all who later served as head coaches of Division I programs), trainer Arno Zoske; and team managers Rick Gabbianelli and Joe Toddy.

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September 15
5:00 PM
Monogram Club Reception In Boston
The Greatest Bar (Boston, Mass.)
September 29
6:30 PM
Schivarelli Football Players Lounge Reception
Schivarelli Players' Lounge (Notre Dame Stadium)
September 30
1:30 PM
Pre-Game Reception Miami OH
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
September 30
8:30 PM
Post-Game Mass
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
October 20
6:30 PM
Schivarelli Football Players Lounge Reception
Schivarelli Players' Lounge (Notre Dame Stadium)
October 21
4:00 PM
Pre-Game Reception USC
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
October 21
11:30 PM
Post-Game Mass
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
October 27
6:30 PM
Monogram Club Annual Reception
Schivarelli Players' Lounge/North Tunnel (Notre Dame Stadium)
October 28
12:00 PM
Pre-Game Reception NC State
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
October 28
3:30 PM
All-Monogram Pre-Game Tunnel
Notre Dame Stadium
October 28
7:00 PM
Monogram Club Annual Mass & Meeting
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
November 3
6:30 PM
Schivarelli Football Players Lounge Reception
Schivarelli Players' Lounge (Notre Dame Stadium)
November 4
12:00 PM
Pre-Game Reception Wake Forest
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
November 4
7:00 PM
Post-Game Mass
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
November 8
6:30 PM
Fall Monogram Jacket Ceremony
Club Naimoli (Joyce Center)
November 17
6:30 PM
Schivarelli Football Players Lounge Reception
Schivarelli Players' Lounge (Notre Dame Stadium)
November 18
12:00 PM
Pre-Game Reception Navy
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)
November 18
7:00 PM
Post-Game Mass
Monogram Room (Joyce Center)

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KEVIN O'CONNOR
President // Monogram Earned: Lacrosse
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Former lacrosse standout Kevin J. O'Connor began a two-year term as president of the Monogram Club in September 2015. O'Connor, former Associate Attorney General of the United States - the third-ranking official at the U.S. Department of Justice - and United States Attorney for Connecticut, currently serves as General Counsel for Point72 Asset Management in Stamford, Connecticut.

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