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Eric Montross on Bonzie Colson returning and NBA

Eric Montross on Bonzie Colson returning and NBA

Notre Dame forward Bonzie Colson developed into a double-double machine last season. As an undersized player he drew comparisons to Charles Barkley on his way to first-team All-ACC and third-team All-America honors.The 6-foot-5, 225-pound Colson was so consistently strong that he...

Bonzie Colson lifts Notre Dame with return

Bonzie Colson lifts Notre Dame with return

If Bonzie Colson had succumbed to the seductive sirens urging him to declare for the NBA Draft, Notre Dame would have been projected to be a typical Mike Brey basketball team next season.The Irish annually win more games than expected with a veteran roster under their coach, who...

Thumbs up and thumbs down on the ACC

Thumbs up and thumbs down on the ACC

The ACC enters the postseason with the potential to have 10 teams earn NCAA bids. The conference has a good chance to end up with two Final Four teams for the second straight year. Here’s what was to like and not like about the 2017 ACC basketball season. ... Click here for...

Matt Farrell is the point for strong Irish start

Matt Farrell is the point for strong Irish start

Many college basketball fans tuning into a Notre Dame game or reading box scores are wondering, “Where did Matt Farrell come from?”The answer is from the end of the bench. Notre Dame fans know this from his only four starts last season – all in the NCAA Tournament run to the...

Notre Dame making run as ACC contender

Notre Dame making run as ACC contender

There’s no reason for Notre Dame to get overly excited about a 54-point win, the largest in the 48-year history of the Purcell Pavilion. It’s still early December and the opponent was North Carolina A&T (1-7).But there is plenty reason for genuine optimism to spawn thinking...

Bonzie Colson playing like Antonio Gates

Bonzie Colson playing like Antonio Gates

One hole to fill on Notre Dame’s roster this season was left by Zach Auguste, who averaged a double-double. He was talent earned a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers and a future playing professionally in Turkey.Who would think the Irish could sufficiently fill that...