June 20, 2018
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Notre Dame women's basketball team walked the red carpet in Columbus, now the Irish will be taking over the red carpet at the 2018 ESPYS. The program was nominated in three categories - Best Team, Best Moment and Best Play - and fans have the chance to select the winners by voting online, and daily, at http://www.espn.com/espys.
Karen & Kevin Keyes Head Coach Muffet McGraw and the 2018 national champs will help kick-off the red carpet show starting at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN2. The red carpet special then moves to ESPN from 6-8 pm. Then the Irish will head into the Microsoft Theater for the show beginning at 8 p.m. ET, hosted by Danica Patrick, live on ABC.
Notre Dame is one-of-seven nominees up for Best Team, joining the Houston Astros, Philadelphia Eagles, USA Women's Hockey, Villanova Men's Basketball, Golden State Warriors and the Washington Capitals.
Defeating Mississippi State for the NCAA Title is one-of-four nominees up for Best Moment. The others include the Vikings defeating the Saints in the NFC Divisional Round, the Golden Knights advancing to the Stanley Cup Finals and No. 16 UMBC upsetting No. 1 Virginia.
Arike Ogunbowale's NCAA Title clinching shot is not only up for Best Play, but also the No. 1 seed in the 16-seeded play bracket, which is also up to a fan vote.
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