Nov. 11, 2008
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Notre Dame basketball standouts Kyle McAlarney (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Ashley Barlow (Indianapolis, Ind.) will be featured on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated's College Basketball Preview issue that hits the newsstands on Wednesday (Nov. 12).
McAlarney and Barlow are one of six tandems showcased on the preview issue billed as "DOUBLE TEAM." The issue contains 42 pages of hoops coverage and features men's and women's players on regional covers. In addition to Notre Dame's duo of McAlarney and Barlow, also showcased are Briann January and James Harden of Arizona State, Rashanda McCants and Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina, Courtney Paris and Blake Griffin of Oklahoma, Shavonte Zellous and DeJuan Blair of Pittsburgh and Maya Moore and Hasheem Thabeet of Connecticut.
The Irish men are ranked sixth in SI's preseason poll, while the women are 13th.
Sports Illustrated Men's Top 20
Sports Illustrated Women's Top 20