A BCS-bowl school with a team in the NCAA tournament? Pretty rare, colleague Ivan Maisel notes.
Notre Dame and the non-AQs get looked at in SI.com's spring primer.
BlueandGold.com's Dan Murphy previews Notre Dame's 2012 opponents. Here's Purdue.
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi looks at the Irish's spring by the numbers.
Temple's president took a shot at the Irish upon the Owls' entrance into the Big East, Brian Hamilton writes in the Chicago Tribune.