The Niagara Purple Eagles will travel to South Bend, Indiana on Monday, November 6th, to face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in their season opener. The game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00pm ET and will be televised live on ACCNx.
The game between the Niagara Purple Eagles and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be televised live on ACCNx. ACCNx is a streaming service that is available on the ESPN app and on ESPN.com.
Matchup: Niagara vs Notre Dame
Time: Monday, November 6, 2023, 7:00pm ET (Local time)
Locations: Purcell Pavilion, South Bend, IN
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If you can’t watch the game on ACCNx, you can follow it live on the Niagara Athletics website or on the Niagara Athletics app. The Niagara Athletics website will have live stats and play-by-play coverage of the game. The Niagara Athletics app will also have live stats and play-by-play coverage of the game, as well as live audio streaming of the game (for a subscription fee).
The Purple Eagles are coming off a 15-16 season in 2022-23, while the Fighting Irish finished with a record of 23-10. Notre Dame is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), while Niagara plays in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC).
The Purple Eagles will be led by senior guard Marcus Hammond, who averaged 14.8 points and 4.2 assists per game last season. Hammond is a Preseason All-MAAC selection and is one of the top players in the conference.
The Fighting Irish will be led by senior guard Cormac Ryan, who averaged 10.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game last season. Ryan is a Preseason All-ACC selection and is one of the most experienced guards in the conference.
The game between the Purple Eagles and the Fighting Irish is expected to be a challenging one for Niagara. Notre Dame is a more experienced and talented team. However, the Purple Eagles have played well against the Fighting Irish in recent years, winning two of the last five meetings between the two teams.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the favorites to win the game. However, the Niagara Purple Eagles have played well against the Fighting Irish in recent years. I predict that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will win the game by a score of 78-65.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the more talented team in this matchup. They have a number of experienced players returning from last year’s team, led by Cormac Ryan. The Fighting Irish also have a good mix of size and speed, which will make them difficult to match up with.
The Niagara Purple Eagles are a young team, but they have a few key players who could cause the Fighting Irish some problems. Marcus Hammond is a talented scorer who can get hot from behind the three-point line. The Purple Eagles also have some good size in the post, which could help them rebound against the Fighting Irish.
Overall, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the favorites to win this game. However, the Niagara Purple Eagles are a capable team that could pull off the upset if they play their best game.