Report: Notre Dame's Phelps to quit

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April 15, 1991

Notre Dame officials say there are no plans for a news conference at the school today despite a published report that Digger Phelps will resign as basketball coach.

The New York Daily News reported yesterday that Phelps would announce his resignation after 20 years with the Fighting Irish. The News cited "a trusted college basketball source familiar with Notre Dame basketball."

There has been speculation for months concerning the status of Phelps, whose Irish were 12-20 last season. During the Big East tournament and the NCAA tournament, there were other reports that Phelps had coached his last game at Notre Dame.

Phelps and Notre Dame athletic director Dick Rosenthal were not immediately available for comment.

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