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10/30/2015

Irish Roll To 87-56 Win Over St. Francis In Exhibition Opener

Bonzie Colson leads the Notre Dame with 12 points.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-17):

  • Athletic front court player who has a bright future in the program.
  • Ended up appearing in 11 games during his first active year with the program, including four ACC game appearances.
  • Logged eight minutes of action against North Carolina A&T.
  • Recorded his first official field goal, a dunk, in the victory over Chicago State also while collecting a career-best three rebounds.
  • Saw his first action in a Notre Dame uniform in the season-opening victory over Bryant, playing six minutes and hitting five-of-six free throws.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16):

  • Did not play in 2015-16 after recovering from off season ankle surgery.

HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Spent three years at LaSalle Institute in his hometown of Troy, New York before transferring to Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey, where he played two years.
  • Blair Academy program has produced current National Basketball Association players Luol Deng, Royal Ivey and Charlie Villanueva.
  • Underwent ankle surgery in March and was unable to participate in any postseason events.
  • Invited to play in Jordan Brand Regional All-Star game.
  • Earned a spot on the 2014 U18 United States squad that played in the Albert Schwietzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany, an international basketball competition held every two years and played between junior youth national basketball teams. Helped his team to the silver medal in the 16-team competition after losing to Italy in the championship game.
  • Member of Albany City Rocks from 2012-14 and guided two of his squads to consecutive top-three finishes at the national championships -- second place (2014) and third place (2013).

PERSONAL:

  • Full name is Elijah Ross Burns.
  • Born in Troy, New York.
  • Son of Harold and Dolores Burns along with older brother, Jordan.
  • Participated in a National Youth Leadership Conference.
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.
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Elijah Burns
Elijah  Burns

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Troy, NY

High School:
Blair Academy (N.J.)

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 235

Position:
Forward

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TBA
Cardinal Stritch
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 11
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DePaul
Chicago, Ill. (Wintrust Arena)
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Mount St. Marys
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November 30
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Newark, Del. (Bob Carpenter Center)
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Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
December 21
TBA
Southeastern Louisiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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