Jerian Grant scored 21 points for the Irish in third extra-session win over last 12 days.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14): In his second season on the Fighting Irish roster ... played in 34 games off the bench during his rookie season and averaged 6.2 points per game ... a natural and talented scorer with a knack for finding the basket ... plays with a great deal of confidence ... handles the ball well ... 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.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13): Played in 34 games and compiled 210 points (6.2 ppg.) and 47 rebounds (1.4 rpg.) ... led the Fighting Irish in scoring three times ... 33 assists, nine blocked shots and six steals ... shot 69-194 (.356) from the field, including 36-119 (.303) from three-point range ... shot a team-best 81.8% (36-44) from the free throw line ... had six double-figure scoring efforts ... averaged 5.3 points per game in BIG EAST play ... scored seven points in his Irish debut, a 58-49 win over Evansville in the season opener ... tallied nine points, three rebounds and a season-high five assists in an 84-57 besting of Monmouth ... was 4-6 from three-point range en route to 13 points in a 69-52 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) ... connected on three treys (on five attempts) to finish with nine points in a 92-65 victory over Chicago State ... totaled 10 points and three boards in the 64-50 besting of Kentucky ... was 4-6 from the floor, including 2-3 from long-range, against the Wildcats ... was 7-10 from field, including 2-4 from distance, and finished with 17 points in an 84-57 triumph of Brown ... hit all four of his three-point attempts and concluded the game with 15 points in an 89-67 victory over Niagara ... registered a season-high 18 points in the 65-60 win over Villanova ... made a season-best five three-pointers (on seven attempts) in the Villanova contest and that performance helped him earn the BIG EAST Rookie of the Week Award ... played 50 minutes and poured in 14 points in the 104-101 five-overtime victory over eventual national champion Louisville.
AWARDS AND HONORS: BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (Feb. 4, 2013).
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 ... helped 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 College of Arts and Letters.