According to The South Bend Tribune’s Tom Noie, Notre Dame head basketball coach Mike Brey will retire at the end of this season.
Brey is in the midst of his 23rd year coaching the Fighting Irish, and has made 13 NCAA Tournaments throughout his time in South Bend. Brey’s squad is struggling this season, currently sitting at 9-10 overall and just 1-7 in ACC play.
BREAKING: Source tells South Bend Tribune that #NotreDame coach Mike Brey will retire at end of season.
Brey plans to tell team after practice today.
The winningest coach in program history will have spent last 23 seasons at Notre Dame.
Story coming soon.
— Tom Noie (@tnoieNDI) January 19, 2023
Brey’s teams made the NCAA Tournament nine times while Notre Dame was a member of the Big East, and since joining the ACC in 2013, he has made it to the Big Dance four times, most recently in 2021-22.
After taking Delaware to two NCAA Tournaments in the ’90s, Brey took over the Notre Dame head coaching position in 2000, winning the Big East Regular Season Championship and making the NCAA Tournament in his first year leading the Irish. In his career, Brey has won 580 games as a head coach and lost just 321.