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1953-54 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 22-3, .880 W-L% (8th of 160) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Jordan (22-3)

PS/G: 75.5 (24th of 160) ▪ PA/G: 62.9 (28th of 160)
SRS: 16.91 (5th of 160) ▪ SOS: 4.17 (27th of 160)

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (80-70) versus Loyola (LA)
Won East Regional Semifinal (65-64) versus Indiana
Lost East Regional Final (71-63) versus Penn State

AP Poll Summary

12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
- 16 19 - - - 6 6 7 6 6 6 5 6 6

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Tue, Dec 8, 1953 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 75 66 1 0 W 1 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
2 Thu, Dec 10, 1953 REG Detroit Mercy MVC W 72 45 2 0 W 2 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
3 Mon, Dec 14, 1953 REG @ Indiana (1) Big Ten L 55 66 2 1 L 1 Field House
4 Thu, Dec 17, 1953 REG Loyola (IL) Ind W 81 65 3 1 W 1 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
5 Wed, Dec 23, 1953 REG @ Bradley Ind L 72 74 3 2 L 1 Robertson Memorial Field House
6 Thu, Dec 31, 1953 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 52 50 4 2 W 1 Welsh-Ryan Arena
7 Wed, Jan 6, 1954 REG Louisville Ind W 72 53 5 2 W 2 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
8 Sat, Jan 9, 1954 REG New York University Metro NY W 99 64 6 2 W 3 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
9 Fri, Jan 15, 1954 REG @ Holy Cross (6) Ind W 83 61 7 2 W 4 Worcester Auditorium
10 Sat, Jan 16, 1954 REG @ Canisius WNY3 W 78 59 8 2 W 5 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
11 Tue, Jan 19, 1954 REG Purdue Big Ten W 95 74 9 2 W 6 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
12 Wed, Feb 3, 1954 REG Butler Ind W 95 58 10 2 W 7 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
13 Sat, Feb 6, 1954 REG N DePaul Ind W 59 53 11 2 W 8
14 Tue, Feb 9, 1954 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten W 74 71 12 2 W 9 Jenison Field House
15 Mon, Feb 15, 1954 REG DePaul Ind W 86 71 13 2 W 10 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
16 Wed, Feb 17, 1954 REG @ Butler Ind W 81 56 14 2 W 11 Hinkle Fieldhouse
17 Sat, Feb 20, 1954 REG @ Navy (20) Ind W 84 72 15 2 W 12 Dahlgren Hall
18 Mon, Feb 22, 1954 REG @ Pennsylvania Ivy W 62 47 16 2 W 13 The Palestra
19 Thu, Feb 25, 1954 REG Marquette Ind W 79 66 17 2 W 14 Notre Dame Fieldhouse
20 Sat, Feb 27, 1954 REG N Loyola (IL) Ind W 71 65 18 2 W 15
21 Sat, Mar 6, 1954 REG @ Marquette Ind W 79 68 19 2 W 16 Milwaukee Arena
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
22 Tue, Mar 9, 1954 NCAA N Loyola (LA) Ind W 80 70 20 2 W 17
23 Fri, Mar 12, 1954 NCAA N Indiana (2) Big Ten W 65 64 21 2 W 18
24 Sat, Mar 13, 1954 NCAA N Penn State Ind L 63 71 21 3 L 1