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Irish basketball season at a crossroads

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08:12 AM ET 01.22 | Monday's 63-47 home loss to Georgetown doesn't look very good on Notre Dame's NCAA Tournament resume. The Irish scored just 21 points in the first 20 minutes, while shooting 30 percent and collecting three assists. It would be a concern if this was a young team trying to find its way through the meat grinder of the league schedule. It's a crisis for a veteran team old enough to know better. Attitude is at the core of the problem: A direct correlation between defense (the Hoyas shot 53 percent), rebounding (Georgetown dominated the glass 35-24), and "want to." ... Georgetown's 18-0 second-half run was the exclamation point on a disaster that leaves the Irish looking in the mirror and wondering where they go from here.

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January 22, 2013  09:33 AM ET
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Great. Now a fake basketball team.

Fake, Fake, Fake, Fake, Fake.........reminds me of a Sienfeld episode....Elaine....

January 22, 2013  10:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Great. Now a fake basketball team.

Their NC potential is the same as their football teams......

<<fish biting today?>>

January 22, 2013  11:07 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Their NC potential is the same as their football teams......<<fish biting today?>>

Sha----zing.........

January 22, 2013  11:11 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Great. Now a fake basketball team.

They do fake alot of stuff up there at ND it looks like......BasketBall, Football , Girlfriends , and ?

January 22, 2013  11:24 AM ET
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They do fake alot of stuff up there at ND it looks like......BasketBall, Football , Girlfriends , and ?

Recruiting visits!

January 22, 2013  12:53 PM ET

I'm going to the crossroads,
Got my rider by my side...

January 22, 2013  01:02 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

They do fake alot of stuff up there at ND it looks like......BasketBall, Football , Girlfriends , and ?

Religion?

I'm trolling hard today boys...

January 22, 2013  01:09 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Religion?


I'm trolling hard today boys...

Uhh, careful there. I'd consider cutting the line on that lure.

 
January 22, 2013  10:31 PM ET

Boycott!

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