Men's Basketball

Presented by Bank of America


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


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

Junior guard Demetrius Jackson leads the Irish with 18 points


Postgame Quotes: Notre Dame 81, Loyola Chicago 61


Postgame Quotes: Notre Dame 86, Stony Brook 61


Like A Champion Today: Children Fighting Cancer Receive Support, Become Inspiration To Notre Dame Athletics Teams

Fourteen youths signed their


Commencement 2017

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


Notre Dame MBB vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (USATSI)

No. 5 Irish return home to face the Terriers in non-conference action.


ND Men's Basketball at Michigan State (USATSI)

The fifth-ranked Irish hit the road to face No. 3 Michigan State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.


Maui Invitational Championship vs. Wichita State (USATSI)

Images of the Irish rallying to shock the Shockers in the Maui Invitational final


ND Men's Basketball vs. LSU (USATSI)

The Fighting Irish take on the Tigers in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational.


Notre Dame 60, Princeton 58

Photos from No. 5 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Princeton in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament

Mike Brey on Torres

“Austin will continue to be our energy guy off the bench, whether it is four minutes, eight minutes or 10 minutes he will come in, defend, run the floor and play post defense. He really understands his role and it will be an important one for us.”


  • 2017 Notre Dame Knute Rockne Scholar-Athlete
  • 2016 ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Did not play.


  • 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.


  • 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.

Austin Torres Game-by-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader


Austin Torres
Austin  Torres

Graduate Student

Granger Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 235


Shop Now

More Auctions Coming Soon


Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

NCAA Infractions Report

St. Joseph Health System Nissan Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka Vivid Seats