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

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2010–11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball
Notre Dame Fighting Irish logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Third Round
Conference Big East Conference (1979–2013)
Ranking
Coaches No. 6
AP No. 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
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]
*Syracuse:: 7 wins vacated due to sanctions against the program; Disputed record: Syracuse–(27–8)(10–6); 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, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/1/2010*
7:30pm
Marian W 85–52 
Edmund P. Joyce Center (6,542)
Notre Dame, IN
11/6/2010*
7:00pm
Catholic W 72–47 
Edmund P. Joyce Center (6,525)
Notre Dame, IN
Regular Season
11/12/2010*
8:30pm
Georgia Southern W 98–61  1–0
Edmund P. Joyce Center (8,165)
Notre Dame, IN
11/14/2010*
2:00pm
Liberty W 72–51  2–0
Edmund P. Joyce Center (6,478)
Notre Dame, IN
11/17/2010*
7:30pm
Chicago State W 102–62  3–0
Edmund P. Joyce Center (6,252)
Notre Dame, IN
11/22/2010*
7:30pm
Maine W 97–72  4–0
Edmund P. Joyce Center (6,303)
Notre Dame, IN
11/25/2010*
7:00pm, ESPN2
vs. Georgia W 89–83 2OT 5–0
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (2,973)
Orlando, FL
11/26/2010*
5:00pm, ESPN2
vs. California W 57–44  6–0
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (2,932)
Orlando, FL
11/28/2010*
7:00pm, ESPN2
vs. Wisconsin W 58–51  7–0
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (3,428)
Orlando, FL
11/30/2010*
7:30 pm
No. 25 Indiana State W 81–72  8–0
Edmund P. Joyce Center (7,080)
Notre Dame, IN
12/8/2010*
9:30 pm, ESPN
No. 23 vs. No. 17 Kentucky
SEC-Big East Invitational
L 58–72  8–1
Freedom Hall (17,404)
Louisville, KY
12/11/2010*
8:30 pm, ESPN2
No. 23 Gonzaga W 83–79  9–1
Edmund P. Joyce Center (8,570)
Notre Dame, IN
12/19/2010*
4:30 pm, ESPNU
No. 24 Stony Brook W 88–62  10–1
Edmund P. Joyce Center (6,211)
Notre Dame, IN
12/22/2010*
7:30 pm
No. 22 Maryland-Baltimore County W 93–53  11–1
Edmund P. Joyce Center (6,265)
Notre Dame, IN
12/29/2010
7:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 15 No. 9 Georgetown W 69–55  12–1 (1–0)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (9,149)
Notre Dame, IN
1/1/2011
3:20 pm, ESPNU
No. 15 at No. 5 Syracuse L 58–70  12–2 (1–1)
Carrier Dome (23,058)
Syracuse, NY
1/4/2011
7:00 pm, Big East Network
No. 14 No. 8 Connecticut W 73–70  13–2 (2–1)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (7,291)
Notre Dame, IN
1/8/2011
8:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 14 St. John's W 76–61  14–2 (3–1)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (8,032)
Notre Dame, IN
1/10/2011
7:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 9 at Marquette L 57–79  14–3 (3–2)
Bradley Center (16,951)
Milwaukee, WI
1/16/2011
12:00 pm
No. 11 at St. John's L 54–72  14–4 (3–3)
Madison Square Garden (8,550)
New York, NY
1/19/2011
7:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 16 Cincinnati W 66–58  15–4 (4–3)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (8,309)
Notre Dame, IN
1/22/2011
7:00 pm
No. 16 Marquette W 80–75  16–4 (5–3)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (9,149)
Notre Dame, IN
1/24/2011
7:00 pm, ESPN
No. 14 at No. 2 Pittsburgh W 56–51  17–4 (6–3)
Petersen Events Center (12,591)
Pittsburgh, PA
2/3/2011
9:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 9 at DePaul W 83–58  18–4 (7–3)
Allstate Arena (10,982)
Chicago, IL
2/6/2011
12:00 pm, Big East Network
No. 9 Rutgers W 76–69  19–4 (8–3)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (8,139)
Notre Dame, IN
2/9/2011
12:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 8 No. 16 Louisville W 89–79 OT 20–4 (9–3)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (8,659)
Notre Dame, IN
2/12/2011
12:00 pm, Big East Network
No. 8 at South Florida W 78–55  21–4 (10–3)
Sun Dome (6,104)
Tampa, FL
2/19/2011
1:00 pm, CBS
No. 8 at West Virginia L 58–72  21–5 (10–4)
WVU Coliseum (12,298)
Morgantown, WV
2/23/2011
7:00 pm, Big East Network
No. 9 at Providence W 94–93  22–5 (11–4)
Dunkin' Donuts Center (11,185)
Providence, RI
2/26/2011
7:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 9 Seton Hall W 60–48  23–5 (12–4)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (9,149)
Notre Dame, IN
2/28/2011
7:00 pm, ESPN
No. 8 No. 19 Villanova W 93–72  24–5 (13–4)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (9,149)
Notre Dame, IN
3/5/2011
2:00 pm, ESPN
No. 8 at No. 16 Connecticut W 70–67  25–5 (14–4)
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
Big East Tournament
3/10/2011
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 4 vs. No. 25 Cincinnati
Quarterfinals
W 89–51  26–5
Madison Square Garden (19,375)
New York, NY
3/11/2011
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 4 vs. No. 14 Louisville
Semifinals
L 77–83 OT 26–6
Madison Square Garden (19,375)
New York, NY
NCAA Tournament
3/18/2011*
1:40 PM, TBS
No. 5 vs. Akron
Second Round
W 69–56  27–6
United Center (17,352)
Chicago, IL
3/20/2011*
9:40 PM, TBS
No. 5 vs. Florida State
Third Round
L 57–71  27–7
United Center (18,146)
Chicago, IL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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