Bookstore Basketball

History & Archives

Since 1972, Bookstore Basketball has been an integral part of the Notre Dame experience. We've compiled a database of past winners, individual records, and notable participants over the last 41 years.

Open Tournament Past Champions

1972 The Family

1973 31 Club

1974 The Ducks

1975 31 Club III

1976 TILCS III

1977 TILCS IV

1978 Leo's Last

1979 Chumps

1980 Defending Chumps

1981 Re-Classified Nads

1982 Full House

1983 Macri's Preferred Stock

1984 Macri's Deli

1985 Revenge Of The Fun Bunch

1986 Lee's BBQ Roundhouse

1987 Da' Brothers Of Manhood

1988 Adworks All-Stars

1989 Malicious Prostitution

1990 Malicious Prostitution

1991 Adworks

1992 Gauchos

1993 Tequila White Lightning

1994 NBT

1995 Models, Inc.

1996 Dos Kloskas

1997 Dos Geses

1998 PRIMETIME

1999 Malicious Prosecution

2000 Keyplay.com

2001 Nylon Strokers

2002 AdWorks All-Stars

2003 RBC

2004 UBS/SMG, Inc.

2005 We Get Wet

2006 U Got a Bad Draw

2007 Castle Point

2008 The Main St. Pub Saltines

2009 Hallelujah Holla Back

2010 Alexander's Grill

2011 Saturdays In America

2012 Hoops We Did It Again

Women's Tournament Past Champions

2008 Anthony Travel

2009 Four Girls and a Guy

2010 Anthony Travel

2011 Team Number Onesies

2012 #ballsohard

Most Valuable Players (MVPs)

1972 John Shumate

1973 Mike Bonifer

1974 Joe Cooney

1975 Tom Clements

1976 Dave Batton

1977 Dave Batton

1978 Tom Sudkamp

1979 Bill Laimbeer

1980 Rusty Lisch

1981 Ken Stack

1982 Tony Hunter and Gregg Williamson

1983 Joe Sweeney

1984 Larry Cuculic

1985 Steve Treacy

1986 Jim Dolan

1987 Wes Shorter

1988 Gary Voce

1989 Joe Scott

1990 Joe Scott

1991 Derrick Johnson

1992 Dave Bose

1993 Andy Curoe

1994 Eric Jones

1995 Jason Williams

1996 Dan Fannon

1997 Mike Denvir

1998 Raam Jani

1999 Jeremy Cole

2000 Tom Dietrich

2001 Al Vitter

2002 Justin Tuck

2003 Joe Dursi

2004 Tommy Walz

2005 Justin Funk

2006 Chinedum Ndukwe

2007 Robbie Parris

2008 Carl Andersen

2009 Joe Fauria

2010 Chuck Flynn

2011 Alex Klupchak and Connaught Blood

2012 Ryan Dunbar

Mr. and Mrs. Bookstore

1972 George Nelson

1973 Pete Clemens and Paul Clemens

1974 Ron Hein

1975 Norb Shickel

1976 Mike Meyer

1977 Tom Sudkamp

1978 Dana Snoap

1979 Jim Kelly

1980 Bob Keenahan

1981 Tim Collins

1982 Tony Anderson

1983 Paul DeAngelis

1984 Lou Nanni

1985 Keith Sawayda

1986 Al Martin

1987 John Buscher

1988 Sean Cullinan

1989 Jim Flynn

1990 Derrick Johnson

1991 John Bergman

1992 Mike Toner

1993 Shannon Cullinan and Sara Liebscher

1994 Ben O'Rourke

1995 Joe Haigh

1996 Pete Coleman

1997 Jason Newcomer

1998 Too Keller

1999 Raam Jani

2000 Steve Craig

2001 B.J. Kloska

2002 Al Vitter

2003 Brian Ostick

2004 D.J. Lipke

2005 Jimmy Kilroy

2006 Carl Andersen

2007 Mike Ortiz

2008 Alex Klupchak

2009 Joe DeMott and Megan Hooper

2010 Tim Andree and Sierra Smith

2011 Brendan Bush

2012 Beau Bauer and Kate Tucker

The Mark Tulchinsky Spirit Award

2008 Pat Nolan

2009 John Hampton

Most Points by an Individual - One Game

1976 Mike Borders (17)

1982 Rob Simari (18)

1985 Tom Healy (19), Gus Herbert (21)

1997 David Mullen (19)

Only game decided by a coin toss

The Wedge, A Hoosier, and 3 Other Lame Guys beat 4 Guys From Air Loomer in a coin toss on April 6, 1988. The score was stuck at 14-10 in a driving rainstorm, and both teams decided it was time to end the game the same way they started it.

Bookstore players who have been on the cover of Sports Illustrated

1986 Mark Bavaro

1990 Derek Brown

1987 Tim Brown

1977 Ross Browner

1974 Tom Clements

1978 Terry Eurick

1984 Gerry Faust

1979 Vagas Ferguson

1989 Lou Holtz

1980 Rocket Ismail

1988, 1990 Bill Laimbeer

1990 Rick Mirer

1982 (2), 1985, 1989 (2), 1990 (2), 1992 Joe Montana

1988 (2), 1989 (2) Tony Rice

[Date unknown] Bobby Taylor

Bookstore players who have won the Heisman Trophy

1987 Tim Brown

Bookstore players who have been chosen for Olympic basketball teams

1976 Adrian Dantley

1980 Bill Hanzik

2004 Thomas Baldwin

How many teams in the past bookstore years

Bookstore I 53 teams

Bookstore II 105 teams

Bookstore III 136 teams

Bookstore IV 197 teams

Bookstore V 256 teams

Bookstore VI 256 teams

Bookstore VII 256 teams

Bookstore VIII 320 teams

Bookstore IX 384 teams

Bookstore X 384 teams

Bookstore XI 454 teams

Bookstore XII 511 teams

Bookstore XIII 511 teams

Bookstore XIV 560 teams

Bookstore XV 579 teams

Bookstore XVI 660 teams

Bookstore XVII 660 teams

Bookstore XVIII 672 teams

Bookstore XIX 703 teams

Bookstore XX 670 teams

Bookstore XXI 705 teams

Bookstore XXVI 530 teams

Bookstore XXVII 631 teams

Bookstore XXIX 538 teams

Bookstore XXX 580 teams

Bookstore XXXI 598 teams

Bookstore XXXII 652 teams

Bookstore XXXIII 658 teams

Bookstore XXXIV 590 teams

Bookstore XXXV 610 teams

Bookstore XXX 685 teams

Bookstore XXXVII 694 teams

Bookstore XXXIX 680 teams

Bookstore XL 739 teams