Brey is also part of Mike Krzyzewski’s coaching tree, spending eight seasons as a Blue Devils’ assistant coach. He’s only coached at three colleges, making the move to Duke after starting his coaching career at Washington D.C.-area prep powerhouse DeMatha Catholic. Being the right-hand man of Basketball Hall of Fame coach Morgan Wootten launched Brey’s coaching career.

Notre Dame is currently 9-10 overall and 1-7 in ACC play with their lone conference win coming in overtime against Georgia Tech on Jan. 10. Brey has led the Fighting Irish to a postseason appearance in every season at the helm but four including the NCAA Tournament’s cancellation year of 2020. Notre Dame made it to the Round of 32 last season, but that was the team’s first March Madness berth since 2017. Brey is 63 and has an overall head-coaching record of 580-321.