Dec. 18, 2012

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Looking for a great Christmas present or the perfect stocking stuffer for the kids? A morning with the Notre Dame men’s basketball team at its annual Christmas Clinic could just be the ideal gift.

This year’s clinic will take place on Friday, Dec. 28 from 9:00 am-noon in the Joyce Center Fieldhouse for boys in grades 1-6 and girls in grades 1-8. Registration on that day begins at 8:00 am and those attending the clinic are asked to enter through gates one and two of the Joyce Center.

The cost for the clinic is $40. Checks should be made payable to the University of Notre Dame. Parents should also required to bring proof of insurance with them when registering their child.

Following the clinic, the 2012-13 Fighting Irish basketball team will be available to sign autographs. Members of the squad will be on hand throughout the morning leading aspiring hoopsters through various sets of drills and contests, designed with special focus on team play, defense, offense, ball handling, passing and shooting.

For more information contact Harold Swanagan, coordinator of basketball operations, at 574-631-6225, or by email at