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    1  Austin Torres  


    Granger Ind.

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    Height / Weight:
    6-7 / 228



    IRISH EXTRA: Torres Fills the Bill

    Sophomore forward plays key role in 19 minutes off the bench in Notre Dame's overtime win over Michigan State.


    Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Quotes

    Notre Dame 79, Michigan State 78


    IRISH EXTRA: Unselfishness Early Hallmark for Irish Men

    Making the extra pass has been a trademark of Notre Dame teams under Mike Brey.


    Visits By Duke and North Carolina Headline 2013-14 Irish Men's Basketball

    Notre Dame's historic first ACC game will be against Blue Devils on Jan. 4


    Notre Dame vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

    Notre Dame vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

    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.

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