Digger Phelps won more games than any other coach in Irish history during his time as head basektball coach at Notre Dame.
Digger Phelps averaged more than 19 wins per season during his career at Notre Dame, and overall won exactly two-thirds of his games (393-197). In addition, all 56 players who played four years for Phelps received their degrees. After resigning from Notre Dame on April 15, 1991, Digger Phelps joined President George Bush's administration as special assistant to the Executive Office of the President for National Drug Control Policy (1992-93), working closely with the office's Operation Weed and Seed anti-drug program. Phelps recently authored his third book, the popular "Basketball For Dummies." Previously, he wrote "Coaches World" (which highlighted the 1974 Notre Dame season that saw the Irish snap UCLA's 88-game win streak) and "Digger Phelps & Notre Dame Basketball." Digger Phelps, joined ESPN as a college basketball studio and game analyst in November 1993.