Fighting Irish had coach will be feted along with Alabama's Nick Saban and Indiana's Tom Crean.
SENIOR SEASON (2005-06): Enters final season with Irish as one of the nation's and BIG EAST's top all-around guards ... begins third year as starter in Notre Dame backcourt ... moves into role as starting point guard ... played limited minutes at that position each of last three seasons behind former standout Chris Thomas, but mainly played the two-guard ... nifty ballhandler who rarely commits turnovers ... has great court savvy and displays good vision on the floor ... excellent outside shooter who will combine with Colin Falls to form one of the nation's top backcourt shooting tandems ... deadly long-range shooter when left open ... shows great focus on the court ... handles the ball well under pressure ... possesses deceptive speed ... plays with great passion and a fearlessness on the court.
JUNIOR SEASON (2004-05): Captain of 2004-05 Irish ... averaged 12.6 points, 3.1 assists and 2.8 rebounds ... missed first game of his career against Holy Cross after suffering a bruised right clavicle in first round of BIG EAST Tournament ... prior to that game, had played in all 94 games of his career, while making 53 starts ... registered double figures in 21 contests and reached double figures in 47 career contests overall ... scored 20-plus points in three contests ... leading scorer in nine games ... has played in 94 of 95 games during his career ... led the Irish in scoring in the first three games of the season (first time that he has led team in scoring in three straight contests) ... his 15-game double-figure scoring streak during the season was a career best ... matched his career-high 25 points for the third time in his career in loss at Pittsburgh as he connected on a career-high 10 field goals (on 15 attempts) and was 5-6 from three-point range ... it marked the eighth 20-plus point performance of his career ... registered 20-plus points for the sixth time in his career in season opener against Harvard as he led all scorers with 20 points ... dished off a season-high six assists against DePaul ... scored 21 points against Marist ... netted 11 points, dished off three assists and collected three rebounds vs. Western Illinois ... turned in a 16-point, 5-assist performance in the BIG EAST home opener against Villanova ... finished with 13 points, four rebounds and four assists against Syracuse ... grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against St. John's and also finished with 13 points and four assists ... played 39 minutes in win at West Virginia and finished with 13 points and dished off 200th career assist versus Mountaineers ... played all 40 minutes in win over Boston College and scored 10 points and dished off six assists while turning the ball over just once ... played 40 minutes against Georgetown and was a perfect 4-4 from the field, connecting on all four of his field goal attempts from three-point range ... led all scoring with 17 points against Providence ... also scored 17 in loss to UCLA, in addition to dishing off six assists and making four steals ... scored 14 points in win over Rutgers before leaving the game with a sprained ankle in the final six minutes of the second half ... played a season-low 23 minutes and scored five points in regular-season finale against Pittsburgh ... played only 10 minutes in Notre Dame loss to Rutgers in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament after suffering a bruised right clavicle ... had 0 turnovers in six contests and played 35-plus minutes in 19 contests ... played 40 minutes in four games.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003-04): Second-leading scorer with a 14.3 scoring average...started 25 of 32 contests, including 20 of the final 21 games...reached double figures in 22 of the final 27 games and in 25 contests overall...owned an outstanding assist-to-turnover ratio, committing just 37 turnovers in 1145 minutes for an average of 30.8 minutes per turnover...owned a stretch at one point during the season where he did not turn the ball over in 159 minutes on the floor (stretch went from the first half of the DePaul game (December 14) until the first half against Villanova (January 10)...topped the 20-point mark five times during the season and led the Irish in scoring in three contests (Quinnippiac, Boston College and Purdue)...scored a career-high 25 points against Quinnipiac and Boston College...registered the first 20-point outing of his career against Quinnipiac as he connected on 8-11 (.727) and made a career-high six three-pointers on eight attempts (.750)...against Boston College, was 9-18 from the field and 5-8 from beyond the arc...netted his fifth 20-point outing of the season in first round NIT game versus Purdue with a game-high 21 points...his two other 20-point efforts came in Notre Dame's road wins at Syracuse and UCLA...against the Orange, combined with Chris Thomas to score 47 of the team's 84 points as he netted 22 points and Thomas finished with 25....hit 7-10 shots from the field and was 4-7 from three-point range...scored the first 11 points for the Irish in NIT first round win over Purdue before finishing the contest with a team-high 21 points, connecting on 6-14 shots from the field and 8-9 from the free throw line...also scored 20 points in win at UCLA...averaged 15.3 points in Notre Dame's three NIT contests...in victory over Connecticut, played 34 minutes and scored 17 points...left the contest in the second half with strained tendon in right foot, but returned to play the final 11 minutes of the contest...dished off a career-high eights against Miami and had just one turnover...started the first five games of the season before coming off the bench against DePaul...had scored in double figures in a career-high nine consecutive outings before being held to just nine points against Kentucky... came off the bench in next five outings versus American, Quinnipiac, Morehead State, West Virginia and Villanova before earning start in the Pittsburgh contest...finished with a then career-best 19 points against American as he connected on 6-9 shots from the field and 5-7 from three-point range... scored 19 points in loss at Rutgers...tallied 17 points in win over Morehead State as he made 6-9 shots from the field and was 3-5 from three-point range...also dished off five assists and did not turn the ball over for the third straight game...in four outings versus DePaul, American, Quinnipiac and Morehead State, shot 67.6 percent from the field (25-37) and 65.2 percent from three-point range (15-23)...scored all of 16 points in the second half in first meeting against Pittsburgh as he connected on 6-11 field goal attempts, including a 4-8 performance from three-point range...followed that performance with 16-point outing against Syracuse...played all 40 minutes for the second time in his career against Orangemen and turned the ball over just once while making three steals...turned in solid all-around performance against Virginia Tech as he finished with 13 points, five rebounds and four assists in 38 minutes... netted 13 points off the bench against Villanova... tallied 11 points in win over West Virginia...made first career start in season opener versus Northern Illinois and finished with a career-high 18 points as he was 7-10 from the field and 3-5 from three-point range...has scored in double figures in 12 of 15 contests...netted 15 points in win over Mount St. Mary's as he connected on 4-7 shots from the field...chipped in 13 points against Central Michigan and 12 coming off the bench in the win at DePaul...grabbed five rebounds in both the Northern Illinois and Indiana contest s...dished off five assists against Mount St. Mary's, DePaul and Morehead State... ...had streak of 159:00 consecutive minutes without a turnover halted against Villanova when he committed two turnovers in the contest...played 40 minutes in three games -- Central Michigan, Syracuse and Kentucky and 30-plus minutes in 30 games...went without a turnover in 30 in 11 games...was the recipient of the Notre Dame Club of Saint Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2002-03): Saw action in all 34 games during his rookie season and averaged 3.9 points and 1.6 rebounds in 15.3 minutes per game off the bench...played a career-high 29 minutes in Notre Dame's win over Georgetown at the MCI Center and finished with eight points, five rebounds, six assists and three steals...logged 17 minutes off the bench in BIG EAST Championship first round game and finished with five points...played 19 minutes vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee in NCAA first round...had eight points and five rebounds vs. Illinois in second-round contest...has played 20-plus minutes in nine games...netted three points in West regional semifinal loss to Arizona...scored 10 points in 12 minutes of action (all in the first half) in Notre Dame's overtime win at Boston College...played 14 minutes in double-overtime win against Georgetown and finished with four points, two assists and a steal...played the final 3:55 of second overtime after Chris Thomas fouled out and hit two free throws...played 25 minutes in loss at the Joyce Center to Syracuse and finished with eight points and three assists...came off the bench and played 26 minutes against Marquette... finished with a personal best 12 points against Marquette as he connected on 5 of 8 shots from the field for the first 10-plus point outing of his career...grabbed a personal best six rebounds in 24 minutes against Valparaiso...had six points in win over Texas and scored five points and grabbed four rebounds versus Maryland in the BB&T Classic...also had six points, hitting two three-pointers against Seton Hall...netted nine points off the bench in 20 minutes of action against Creighton...was 3 of 4 from the field against the Blue Jays -- all from three-point range...scored six points and registered career-bests of five assists and five steals against Albany in 18 minutes off the bench...finished with three points and four rebounds against Pittsburgh in 21 minutes of action...scored eight points, dished off three assists and made four steals in collegiate debut versus Belmont...played 17 minutes, scored six points and dished off three assists against DePaul...added six points against IUPUI as he connected on both of his three-point attempts...also dished off three assists in the game...played 20 minutes in the season opener versus Belmont.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 22.4 points and 7.0 assists during 2001-02 campaign and finished with 1,670 career points and 468 assists...finished his career at Dublin Coffman with an 18.2 scoring average under head coach Tony Bornhorst...concluded his career owning 14 school records...named Columbus Dispatch Agonis Player of the Year in '02...copped Ohio District 10 and Associated Press District player-of-the year honors following his final scholastic season...twice named a first-team all-state and Suburban Super 12 first-team honoree...three-time first-team all-conference selection...runner-up for Mr. Basketball honors in Ohio as a senior...Dublin Coffman finished 20-0 in league play his final two seasons...played in the Jordan Brand Capital Classic in Washington, D.C., along with teammate Rick Cornett...named the Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year after leading his team to back-to-back conference championships in '01 and '02, in addition to two straight district championships...averaged double figures all four seasons on high school varsity team...posted averages of 18.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists as a junior...led Team 7-UP Ohio to three straight titles at Junior International Tournament in Milan, Italy (2000-02)...won the three-point shooting contest at that event in '01 and was also MVP of the tournament that same year...MVP of National Hoops Classic Game...broke his own school record for points and assists with 46 and 18, respectively, against Westerville South in final scholastic season...member of National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Attended same high school as two current Irish freshmen football players -- quarterback Brady Quinn and wide receiver Chinedum Ndukwe...played on same varsity basketball team as Ndukwe...second oldest of three children...full name is Christopher James Quinn...son of Chris and Susan Quinn...born 9-27-83 in New Orleans, La...enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.
Points: 25 on three occasions
Field Goals:10 vs. Pittsburgh (2-12-05)
Field Goals Attempted: 19 vs. UCLA (2-27-05)
Field-Goal Pct: 1.000 on two occasions
Three-Point Field Goals: 6 vs. Quinnipiac (12-23-03) and vs. Miami (1-28-04)
Three-Point Field Goals Attempted: 10 vs. Syracuse (1-17-04)
Three-Point Field Goal Pct.: 1.000 on seven occasions
Free Throws:8 vs. Purdue (3-17-04)
Free Throws Attempted:9 vs. Purdue (3-17-04)
Free-Throw Percentage:1.000 on 25 occasions
Rebounds:7 vs. St. John's (1-15-05)
Assists:8 vs. Miami (1-28-04)
Blocked Shots:1 on 12 occasions
Steals:6 on two occasions
Minutes:40 on seven occasions
Quinn's Career Statistics