2010–11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball team

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2010–11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball
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NCAA Tournament, Third Round
Conference Big East Conference (1979–2013)
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #5
2010–11 record 27–7 (14–4 Big East)
Head coach Mike Brey
Assistant coach Anthony Solomon
Assistant coach Rod Balanis
Assistant coach Martin Ingelsby
Home arena Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center
Seasons
« 2009–10 2011–12 »
2010–11 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Pittsburgh 15 3   .833     28 6   .824
#5 Notre Dame 14 4   .778     27 7   .794
#12 Syracuse 12 6   .667     27 8   .771
#14 Louisville 12 6   .667     25 10   .714
#18 St. John's 12 6   .667     21 12   .636
Cincinnati 11 7   .611     26 9   .743
#22 West Virginia 11 7   .611     21 12   .636
Georgetown 10 8   .556     21 11   .656
#10 Connecticut 9 9   .500     32 9   .780
Villanova 9 9   .500     21 12   .636
Marquette 9 9   .500     22 15   .595
Seton Hall 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Rutgers 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
Providence 4 14   .222     15 17   .469
South Florida 3 15   .167     10 23   .303
DePaul 1 17   .056     7 24   .226
2011 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2011[1]; Rankings from AP Poll


The 2010–11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 2010–2011 NCAA Division I basketball season. The Fighting Irish were coached by Mike Brey and played their home games at the Edmund P. Joyce Center in Notre Dame, Indiana. The Fighting Irish are members of the Big East Conference. The team returned three starters from the 2009-10 NCAA Tournament squad, having seen the graduation of long-time starters Luke Harangody and Tory Jackson. They finished the season 27–7, 14–4 in Big East play and lost in the semifinals of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament to Louisville. They received an at large bid to the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament where they defeated Akron in the second round before being upset by Florida State in the third round.

Awards/Honors[edit]

Roster[edit]

Source[6]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
0 Eric Atkins 6' 2" 173 G Fr. Columbia, MD Mount Saint Joseph High School
1 Tyrone Nash 6' 8" 232 F Sr. Queens, NY Lawrence Woodmere Academy
5 Tom Kopko 6' 2" 183 G Sr. Chicago, IL St. Laurence HS
12 Alex Dragicevich 6' 8" 215 G Fr. Northbrook, IL Glenbrook North HS
14 Scott Martin 6' 8" 219 G Sr. Valparaiso, IN Valparaiso HS / Purdue
21 Tim Abromaitis 6' 8" 235 F Sr. Unionville, CT Farmington HS
22 Jerian Grant 6' 5" 185 G Fr. Bowie, MD DeMatha
23 Ben Hansbrough 6' 3" 206 G Sr. Poplar Bluff, MO Poplar Bluff HS / Mississippi State
25 Tom Knight 6' 9" 251 F So. Dixfield, ME Dirigo HS
32 Joey Brooks 6' 5" 215 G So. Houston, TX Strake Jesuit College Prep
33 Mike Broghammer 6' 9" 243 F So. Orono, MN Hopkins HS
34 Carleton Scott 6' 7" 217 F Sr. San Antonio, TX James Madison HS
45 Jack Cooley 6' 9" 244 F So. Glenview, IL Glenbrook South HS

2010-11 Schedule and results[edit]

Source[7]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/1/2010* 7:30pm Marian Edmund P. Joyce CenterNotre Dame, IN W 85–52  6,542
11/6/2010* 7:00pm Catholic Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN W 72–47  6,525
Regular Season
11/12/2010* 8:30pm Georgia Southern Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN W 98–61  8,165 1–0
11/14/2010* 2:00pm Liberty Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN W 72–51  6,478 2–0
11/17/2010* 7:30pm Chicago State Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN W 102–62  6,252 3–0
11/22/2010* 7:30pm Maine Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN W 97–72  6,303 4–0
Old Spice Classic
11/25/2010* 7:00pm vs. Georgia ESPN Wide World of Sports ComplexOrlando, FL ESPN2 W 89–83 2OT 2,973 5–0
11/26/2010* 5:00pm vs. California ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex • Orlando, FL ESPN2 W 57–44  2,932 6–0
11/28/2010* 7:00pm vs. Wisconsin ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex • Orlando, FL ESPN2 W 58–51  3,428 7–0
Regular Season
11/30/2010* 7:30 pm Indiana State #25 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN W 81–72  7,080 8–0
12/8/2010* 9:30 pm vs. #17 Kentucky #23 Freedom HallLouisville, KY
(SEC-Big East Invitational)
ESPN L 58–72  17,404 8–1
12/11/2010* 8:30 pm Gonzaga #23 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN ESPN2 W 83–79  8,570 9–1
12/19/2010* 4:30 pm Stony Brook #24 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN ESPNU W 88–62  6,211 10–1
12/22/2010* 7:30 pm Maryland-Baltimore County #22 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN W 93–53  6,265 11–1
12/29/2010 7:00 pm #9 Georgetown #15 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN ESPN2 W 69–55  9,149 12–1 (1–0)
1/1/2011 3:20 pm at #5 Syracuse #15 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPNU L 58–70  23,058 12–2 (1–1)
1/4/2011 7:00 pm #8 Connecticut #14 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN Big East Network W 73–70  7,291 13–2 (2–1)
1/8/2011 8:00 pm St. John's #14 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN ESPNU W 76–61  8,032 14–2 (3–1)
1/10/2011 7:00 pm at Marquette #9 Bradley CenterMilwaukee, WI ESPN2 L 57–79  16,951 14–3 (3–2)
1/16/2011 12:00 pm at St. John's #11 Madison Square GardenNew York, NY L 54–72  8,550 14–4 (3–3)
1/19/2011 7:00 pm Cincinnati #16 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN ESPN2 W 66–58  8,309 15–4 (4–3)
1/22/2011 7:00 pm Marquette #16 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN W 80–75  9,149 16–4 (5–3)
1/24/2011 7:00 pm at #2 Pittsburgh #14 Petersen Events CenterPittsburgh, PA ESPN W 56–51  12,591 17–4 (6–3)
2/3/2011 9:00 pm at DePaul #9 Allstate ArenaChicago, IL ESPN2 W 83–58  10,982 18–4 (7–3)
2/6/2011 12:00 pm Rutgers #9 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN Big East Network W 76–69  8,139 19–4 (8–3)
2/9/2011 12:00 pm #16 Louisville #8 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN ESPNU W 89–79 OT 8,659 20–4 (9–3)
2/12/2011 12:00 pm at South Florida #8 Sun DomeTampa, FL Big East Network W 78–55  6,104 21–4 (10–3)
2/19/2011 1:00 pm at West Virginia #8 WVU ColiseumMorgantown, WV CBS L 58–72  12,298 21–5 (10–4)
2/23/2011 7:00 pm at Providence #9 Dunkin' Donuts CenterProvidence, RI Big East Network W 94–93  11,185 22–5 (11–4)
2/26/2011 7:00 pm Seton Hall #9 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN ESPNU W 60–48  9,149 23–5 (12–4)
2/28/2011 7:00 pm #19 Villanova #8 Edmund P. Joyce Center • Notre Dame, IN ESPN W 93–72  9,149 24–5 (13–4)
3/5/2011 2:00 pm at #16 Connecticut #8 Gampel PavilionStorrs, CT ESPN W 70–67  10,167 25–5 (14–4)
Big East Tournament
3/10/2011 7:00 PM vs. #25 Cincinnati #4 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN W 89–51  19,375 26–5
3/11/2011 9:00 PM vs. #14 Louisville #4 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Semifinals)
ESPN L 77–83 OT 19,375 26–6
NCAA Tournament
3/18/2011* 1:40 PM vs. Akron #5 United Center • Chicago, IL
(Second Round)
TBS W 69–56  17,352 27–6
3/20/2011* 9:40 PM vs. Florida State #5 United Center • Chicago, IL
(Third Round)
TBS L 57–71  18,146 27–7
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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