Oct. 11, 2010
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Notre Dame men's and women's basketball teams held their annual Media Day activities on Monday afternoon inside Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center. In addition to press conferences with head coaches Mike Brey and Muffet McGraw, the players and staff for both teams were available for interviews with members of the media. What's more, both teams took their 2010-11 team photos, as well as a handful of group photos, with Mike Bennett and his talented crew from Lighthouse Imaging in Mishawaka, Ind.
Check back to this page during the course of the evening for video coverage and transcripts of both coaches' press conferences, as well as selected quotes from the men's and women's players, and a photo gallery from the day's events. (NOTE: links below will go added when content has been uploaded to this page.)
The Notre Dame women's basketball teams held its first offical practice on Oct. 7, in accordance with a new NCAA rule that allows women's teams to begin practicing 40 days prior to their first game. The Fighting Irish men's basketball team will tip off its fall practice slate on Friday, in preparation for its 2010-11 exhibition opener at 7:30 p.m. (ET) Nov. 1 against Marian at Purcell Pavilion. The Notre Dame women's basketball team will take the court for the first time at 7 p.m. (ET) on Nov. 3 when it plays host to Michigan Tech in an exhibition game.
Tickets for all Notre Dame athletics events may be purchased by contacting the Murnane Family Athletics Ticket Office at (574) 631-7356, visiting the ticket office windows on the second floor of Purcell Pavilion (Gate 1 entrance) from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) weekdays, or by going on-line to the official Notre Dame athletics ticketing web page at www.und.com/tickets.