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03/08/2018

Replay: Unlikely Irish Rally Thwarts Hokies

03/16/2017

Irish Move On To Second Round of NCAAs With Victory Over Princeton

Notre Dame has won its first round game in the NCAA tournament in each of the last three seasons

01/02/2016

Postgame Notes: No. 5/5 Virginia 77, Notre Dame 66

Junior guard Demetrius Jackson leads the Irish with 18 points

12/13/2015

Postgame Quotes: Notre Dame 81, Loyola Chicago 61

12/09/2015

Postgame Quotes: Notre Dame 86, Stony Brook 61

03/08/2018

Irish Access Extra | @NDMBB vs Virginia Tech ACC Tournament 2018

Get a look inside the locker room from Notre Dame's 71-65 victory in round two of the 2018 ACC Tournament.

05/23/2017

Commencement 2017

Notre Dame and the athletics department graduated 170 student-athletes on May 21, 2017.

02/24/2018

Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest (USATSI)

Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest (USATSI) Men's Basketball

02/12/2018

Notre Dame vs. North Carolina (USATSI)

Notre Dame vs. North Carolina (USATSI)

02/03/2018

Notre Dame vs. NC State (USATSI)

Photos from Notre Dame men's basketball vs. NC State - Saturday Feb. 3, 2018

01/20/2018

Notre Dame vs. Clemson (USATSI)

Photos from Notre Dame men's basketball vs. Clemson - Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018

12/16/2017

Notre Dame vs. Indiana (USATSI)

Photos from Notre Dame men's basketball vs. Indiana - Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2018 Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP (2018 Senior Class)
  • 2018 Team Irish Award
  • 2017 Notre Dame Knute Rockne Scholar-Athlete
  • 2016 ACC Academic Honor Roll

GRADUATE SEASON (2017-18)

  • Earned the Team Irish Award, given to the Notre Dame player who exemplifies the traits, dedication, leadership and work ethic of an Irish basketball player.
  • Converted all four free throw attempts and scored six points in the NIT first-round victory over Hampton.
  • Played a crucial 13 minutes in the come-from-behind victory over Virginia Tech in the second round of the ACC tournament, pulling down a career-high matching six rebounds.
  • Turned in a solid performance in his final home game at Notre Dame against Pittsburgh, scoring six points off the bench with two rebound and an assist.
  • Provided a huge spark off the bench against Miami (FL), scoring six straight points in 1:08 of game time, including drawing a charge.
  • Returned to the starting lineup against Boston College, playing 11 minutes with four points and three rebounds.
  • Posted the best performance of his career since 2014, playing a career-high 27 minutes with nine points and six rebounds at NC State.
  • Active on the glass against Louisville, helping the Irish set a school record for offensive rebounds in a game (26) by grabbing four offensive boards.
  • Made first start of the season - and second of his career - in place of the injured Matt Farrell in the victory at Syracuse on Jan. 6, 2018.
  • Stepped up with his best performance of the season after the loss of Bonzie Colson to injury against NC State, playing a season-high 16 minutes with five points, four rebounds and drew two charges.
  • Made his season debut against Chicago State on Nov. 11, playing eight minutes and pulling down three rebounds.
  • Missed the first two exhibition games of the season recovering from a stress fracture in his right leg. A full participant in practice as of Nov. 6. 

SENIOR SEASON (2016-17)

  • Made his first career start at North Carolina (game played in Greensboro, N.C.).
  • Announced on Jan. 19, 2017, at the Mike Brey Radio Show, his intention to return for a fifth year of eligibility in 2017-18 and pursue an MBA in the Mendoza College of Business.
  • Focuses on playing short minutes at his highest effort on the defensive end.
  • Provided huge minutes off the bench in the quick turnaround at Virginia Tech, playing nine minutes with four points and three rebounds.
  • Played perhaps his best game in a Notre Dame uniform at Miami, scoring a season-high eight points on 4-of-5 shooting with two offensive rebounds
  • Made a huge impact in four minutes against No. 9/9 Louisville, stealing a pass on the first possession on which he entered the game, eventually scoring six points with two blocks.
  • Dished out a career-best three assists in the victory over North Carolina A&T.
  • Scored a season high five points in the Legends Classic title game with Northwestern.
  • Matched his career high in rebounds by pulling down six in the Legends Classic semifinal with Colorado.
  • Played 12 minutes vs. Loyola Maryland with two points, two assists and two rebounds.
  • Member of the East Coast All-Stars during the summer of 2017, touring Spain with head coach Larry Brown.

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)

  • Played a season-high 14 minutes at Virginia (1/2/16).
  • Scored a season-high five points in eight minutes of action vs. Youngstown State (12/21/16).
  • Saw action in 15 of Notre Dame’s 18 ACC games.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)

  • Played in 27 games in his first season of collegiate competition.
  • Appeared in 14 ACC games.
  • Came off the bench against Purdue (12/20/14) in the Crossroads Classic to score a career-high 11 points on four of six shooting.
  • Helped the Irish to an overtime victory over Michigan State (12/3/14) playing 19 minutes with two points and four rebounds.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)

  • Did not play.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Averaged 18.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks in his senior year (2012-13) at Penn High School.
  • Led Penn to Northern Indiana Conference (NIC) crown in 2012-13.
  • Played on same MBA Select AAU Team as former Irish teammate and current Houston Rockets guard Demetrius Jackson.

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Austin Michael Torres.
  • Born in South Bend, Indiana.
  • Son of Rick and Brenda Torres with younger brother, Anthony and younger sister, Alyssa.
  • Mother Brenda is a Notre Dame graduate and played soccer for the Fighting Irish women’s soccer team (1990-93).
  • Grandfather Bernie Gorski attended Notre Dame.
  • Represents men’s basketball team on Notre Dame Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).
  • Graduated in May of 2017 with a degree from the Mendoza College of Business as a management consulting major.

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Austin Torres
Austin  Torres

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Granger Ind.

High School:
Penn

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 235

Position:
Forward

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