Steve Vasturia hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 6:13 left, and No. 11 Notre Dame overcame a blown 20-point lead to hold off Miami.
The Illini (6-0) visit the 15th-ranked Miami Hurricanes (7-0) on Tuesday.
When the NCAA’s long-awaited decision arrived Tuesday morning, Miami athletic director Blake James realized it was what he expected all along.
The NCAA has found what it calls “improper conduct” committed by former members of its own enforcement program during the Miami investigation, and will not deliver the long-awaited notice of allegations against the Hurricanes until an external review is completed.
The Catholics vs. Convicts T-shirts, they’re likely faded now. No one expects a reprise of the so-called “tussle in the tunnel” this time around. And any sense of venomous back-and-forth dialogue simply has been nonexistent this week.
Selection Sunday is just a little over two weeks away. Here’s the latest look at which teams are in good shape, which teams have work to do and which teams are in serious trouble:
Miami President Donna Shalala said it’s been “quite painful” dealing with the scandal that could blacken the name of the university’s athletic department for years to come.
It is times like this that—if you are a coach—it would be best for you to just keep your thoughts and opinions about another programs’ troubles to yourself. Apparently, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, didn’t get the memo.
NCAA President Mark Emmert believes the “death penalty” should be an option for college sports’ most egregious rule-breakers.
Regardless of whether or not you believe Hester was or was not involved with Nevin Shapiro is neither here nor there.
Notre Dame faces Miami in the Sun Bowl this Friday and precautions are being taken. Players of both teams will not be allowed to cross the border into Mexico for a little fun before the game.