Thursday, November 8, 2012
Muffet McGraw's #7 Fightin' Irish will take their game "outside and off-land" on Friday as they play in the 2012 Carrier Classic on the deck of the aircraft carrier the USS Yorktown -- docked in Mount Pleasant, SC.
This is the first time a women's college basketball game will have taken place on an aircraft carrier.
Notre Dame will be playing Ohio State -- Irish fans can watch the game on the NBC Sports Network beginning at 11 PM ET (tape delayed basis) Friday night. The game tips-off at 4 PM ET.
LINK: COACH McGRAW'S PRESS CONFERENCE
LINK: CONVERTING AN AIRCRAFT CARRIER TO A BASKETBALL STADIUM
LINK: CARRIER CLASSIC WEBSITE
LINK: UND.COM WEBSITE
Posted by Jim Small at 10:20 AM
Four University of Notre Dame graduates were elected to the United States House of Representatives and a fifth was elected to the United States Senate!
- Peter Visclosky -- a 1973 Notre Dame Law School grad won his fifteenth term in Congress (Indiana)
- Peter King -- a 1968 Notre Dame Law School grad was re-elected for an eleventh term in Congress (New York)
- Michael Kelly -- a 1970 Notre Dame graduate was re-elected for a second term in Congress (Pennsylvania)
- Keith Rothfus -- a 1990 Notre Dame Law School grad won his first term in Congress (Pennsylvania)
- Joe Donnelly -- a 1977 Notre Dame graduate and a 1981 Notre Dame Law School grad won his first team in the U.S. Senate after serving in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2006 (Indiana)
LINK: DOMERS WIN TUESDAY!
Posted by Jim Small at 8:30 AM