Notre Dame Men's Basketball | Oct. 9, 2013 | Notre Dame Athletics
There is always an air of excitement in the Joyce Center on men's basketball media day, and today was no exception. Reporters gather in the media room, waiting for the arrival of head coach Mike Brey and discussing the season's prospects.
When he does arrive, Brey is like a kid on Christmas Eve, only his Christmas is basketball season, and it is upon us. His excitement--which manifests itself in joking with the reporters, whom he knows all by name--centers around two facts that he wants to explain before he gets around to answering questions.
"I'm always excited this time of year, but even more fired up for two reasons," he confesses. "One, the group that we have returning. And the excitement of the challenge of trying to figure out who we are in the Atlantic Coast Conference."