It's understandable if people, looking at Notre Dame's history, want to compare how good the 2009-10 team -- ranked No. 3 and unbeaten thus far -- is with the national championship squad of 2000-01.
That is, of course, the benchmark all Irish teams have to measure themselves against. But in terms of personnel, it's not really much of a comparison.
No championship team has had a starting five who fit the exact "definition" of their spot on the floor more precisely than ...Read full story