Irish in the 2015 NCAA Championships: The Notre Dame Men in Pittsburgh

The Fighting Irish will face sixth-seeded Butler on Saturday.


IRISH EXTRA: Defense the Watchword in Irish Win Over Wake Forest

Defense creates offense in second half for Notre Dame against Demon Deacons.


Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes

Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest


Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Quotes

Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest


No. 14 Irish Cruise Past Hartford, 87-60

The Fighting Irish hit 53 percent from the field, knocked down 13 3-pointers, and led by as much as 30.


Men's Basketball vs. Wichita State - Sweet 16

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Midwest Regional-Wichita State vs Notre Dame (USATSI)


Men's Basketball vs. Northeastern

NCAA Tournament on March 19, 2015


Notre Dame vs. North Carolina - ACC Championship Game

No. 11/9 Notre Dame and No. 19 North Carolina square off in the championship game of the 2015 New York Life ACC Tournament


No. 10 Men's Basketball vs. Wake Forest (USATSI)

No. 10 Men's Basketball defeats Wake Forest, 88-75; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)


No. 14 Notre Dame vs. Hartford

USATSI Photos men's basketball -- 12/30/14

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15): Begins second year with the Irish program after not seeing action in his freshman season ... regarded by Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey as a player who could be a real key off the bench in 2014-15 ... high-energy player ... has the potential to be an impact player ... plays well at both ends of the floor ... strong defensive player along the perimeter ... has great foot speed ... strong rebounder and defender ... unselfish player who understands his role on the team and will be important to Notre Dame's success this season coming off the bench ... played as well as anyone during the four games the Irish played during their tour of Italy in August ... has really matured over the past year and improved all facets of his game.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14): Did not play in any games during his freshman season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played prep career at Penn High School in Mishawaka, Indiana ... averaged 18.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks in his senior season while shooting 60.0 percent from the field ... tallied triple-double with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 12 blocked shots on Dec. 8, 2012, in 70-59 victory over Fort Wayne South ... had 20 or more points in 11 of 22 games in final prep season ... led Penn to Northern Indiana Conference (NIC) crown in 2013 ... played on same MBA Select AAU Team as current Irish teammate Demetrius Jackson ... two-time team captain and two-time all-NIC honoree ... averaged 10.0 points and 7.2 rebounds as a junior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Austin Michael Torres ... born in South Bend, Indiana ... son of Rick and Brenda Torres ... 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 ... oldest of three children ... has a younger brother Anthony and younger sister Alyssa ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Austin Torres
Austin  Torres


Granger Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 234


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