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Men’s Basketball

Podcast: Special Guest — Fr. Pete McCormick, ND men’s basketball chaplain

| Tuesday, December 8, 2020

In a very special episode of the Basement Breakdown, Fr. Pete McCormick, C.S.C. — director of Campus Ministry, rector of Stanford Hall and chaplain of the Notre Dame men’s basketball team — sits down with sports editor Hayden Adams to talk all things basketball, but specifically Notre Dame basketball. Topics of discussion include:

  • Shooting a basketball on sloped/narrow driveways
  • The journey to a permanent basketball chaplaincy
  • Some Holy Cross Seminarian trash talking in the Bookstore Basketball Tournament
  • Favorite Notre Dame men’s basketball moments, games and players
  • What it’s like to minister to players
  • The contrast between ACC and Big East styles of play
  • An OUTSTANDING impression of Dick Vitale
  • What makes Mike Brey special among coaches
  • Talking what makes this year’s Notre Dame team unique
  • Notre Dame’s biggest rivals
  • Playing alongside student managers against those of other teams
  • And more…

Special thanks to Fr. Pete for joining the podcast. You can follow him on Instagram @petecsc and @ndministry.

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