Jerian Grant scored 21 points for the Irish in third extra-session win over last 12 days.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13): Highly-touted freshman will be a major factor for Notre Dame off the bench ... a natural and talented scorer with a knack for finding the basket ... plays with a great deal of confidence ... handles the ball well ... will be ready to play significant minutes in his rookie season ... good passer ... can play any perimeter spot on the floor ... can score in a variety of ways, both from the outside and driving to the basket ... has a smooth shooting stroke ... will be one of the BIG EAST Conference's top freshmen this season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Top player in the state of Missouri out of high school ... earned Mr. Show-Me Basketball honors after enjoying standout prep career at Cardinal Ritter College Prep under head coach Marvin Neals ... also was named to the prestigious Parade All-America Team (32nd player in Notre Dame history to earn the honor) ... netted more than 2,000 points during his scholastic career ... in final prep season, averaged 31.7 points, 9.6 rebound, 3.4 assists and 2.2 steals ... ranked a four-star recruit and No. 28 out of top 150 players by Rivals.com ... merited as a four-star recruit and No. 49 by Scout.com ... hails from the same hometown area as former Irish great LaPhonso Ellis ('88-'92) ... named the 2012 Gatorade Player of the Year in Missouri ... selected as the St. Louis Metro player of the year and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch player of the year for the 2011-12 season ... a 2010 St. Louis American `Fab 5' selection ... selected to play in the 2011 Nike Global Challenge where he earned all-tournament team honors ... led Cardinal Ritter to a 21-6 record advancing his squad to the class 3-A state quarterfinals in '11-'12 ... led Cardinal Ritter to the 2010 Missouri Class 3A state championship as team finished with a final 23-6 mark ... as junior, netted 29.7 points and 7.9 rebounds during the 2010-11 campaign ... averaged 18.1 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.4 steals in his sophomore season ... hlped Cardinal Ritter knock off No. 23 St. John Vianney High School 69-66 during the Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout on Jan. 26, 2012 at the Scottrade Center as he led the Lions with 26 points... credited with three all-state selections, all-Archdiocesan Athletic Association and all-region honors ... broke the 2,000-point scoring mark his senior year ... scored 38 points during the '11-'12 season to lead his team to its third consecutive title in the district championship.
PERSONAL: Full name is Cameron Grant Biedscheid ... son of Daniel Biedscheid and Kimberly Singletary ... born in St. Louis, Mo. a volunteer for the St. Louis Science Center and local food drives ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies.