SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14): Figures to have an increased role with the Irish this season ... played in 18 contests during his rookie campaign ... compiled 11 points and 10 rebounds in 60 minutes of action ... has a real feel for the game ... handles the ball extremely well for a player with his size ... strong perimeter shooter ... his shooting ability helps stretch defenses out ... very skilled and athletic player with a great understanding of the game ... a versatile and complete player on the floor ... has good rebounding skills to go along with strong shooting abilities.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13): Appeared in 18 games off the bench and tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds ... totaled 60 minutes of playing time ... was 4-4 from the free throw line ... made his Fighting Irish debut during the second game of the season, an 84-57 win over Monmouth ... scored two points in the Monmouth contest ... netted a season-high four points in the 84-57 victory over Brown ... pulled down a season-best two boards in the 89-67 win over Niagara ... played a season-high 14 minutes and scored two points along with one rebound and one assist in a 73-57 setback at Louisville ... made a three-pointer in the 69-57 loss to Louisville in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Avon High School under head coach Jason Young ... played in 83 career outings and averaged 13.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists ... concluded his career in the top-five at Avon High School in points, rebounds and blocked shots ... McDonald's All-American game nominee ... as a senior, averaged 16.5 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists ... in final campaign, led Avon and Hoosier Crossroads Conference (HCC) in scoring ... named to the 2012 Indiana Basketball Coaches Associations (IBCA) boys all-state senior first team and to the 2011 Associated Press all-state honorable mention list ... also earned all-Flyer County and all-conference honors in final scholastic campaign ... selected to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Associations (IBCA) Top 100 Underclassmen Showcase all four years and chosen as a Top 60 Senior Workout by the IBCA ... named by Hoosier Basketball Magazine to the Indiana Hoosier Reunion Classic all-star team and to the Indiana North/South All-Star team (`12) ... chosen by the IBCA to the Indianapolis Star's senior all-star team and the junior all-star south team (first player in program history) ... named to the Indianapolis Star's all-west team (`09-'10, `10-'11) and to the honorable mention list as a freshman ... earned all-conference honors during all four prep seasons ... led the Hoosier Crossroads Conference (HCC) with 16.5 ppg and 9.0 rpg his senior season ... ranked first in the HCC in three-point field goal percentage (.451) junior year and in the two-point field goal percentage (.634) sophomore year ... cracked Avon's 1,000 point barrier in `12 and became the Orioles' fourth all-time leading scorer ... selected to the all-league team on four occasions ... a three-time MVP for the Orioles ... elected team captain in his final three years ... averaged 14.9 points and 5.9 rebounds points in leading his Avon team to a 20-3 mark and 8-1 conference record ... member of the Spiece Indy Heat and Dorian's Pride AAU development programs.
PERSONAL: Full name is Austin James Burgett ... born in Anderson, Ind. to Terry and Jennifer Burgett ... has one older sister, Morgan ... participated in Youth Encouraging Philanthropy, Avon Mentors and DECA ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.