Men's Basketball

@NDmbb


03/02/2014

Irish Wrap Up Regular Season Monday At #19/21 North Carolina

Notre Dame making first trip to Chapel Hill since 1993.

02/14/2014

Irish Begin Road Swing Sunday At Boston College

Notre Dame has three straight road games on its docket.

  • Career Highs
  • Macura's Career Statistics

    AS A SENIOR: Named tri-captain for the 2002-03 season along with teammates Matt Caroll and Dan Miller...a tremendously skilled athlete who is looking to conclude his career with an outstanding senior season...an extremely athletic and versatile player, he has seen time during his career playing both inside and on the perimeter...owns most playing experience of any returning frontline player...gifted offensive player who has tremendous first step to the basket...in addition to being a strong finisher inside and around the basket, he is a good perimeter shooter...with the losses of Ryan Humphrey and Harold Swanagan up front, he will need to become a more aggressive rebounder at both ends of the floor.

    AS A JUNIOR: Played in 17 games during the 2001-02 campaign and averaged 11.7 minutes per contest...bothered somewhat by injuries throughout the season...started first two contests of the season, replacing Ryan Humphrey, who was out of the lineup due to a secondary NCAA violation...averaged 4.15 points and 2.8 rebounds per game...set new career highs in scoring in each of first two games with 14 points vs. New Hampshire and 16 vs. Cornell...matched career high with eight rebounds against the Big Red...scored four points and hauled in four rebounds against Georgetown in first meeting while playing 10 minutes...grabbed five rebounds in 15 minutes of action against Pittsburgh at home...matched career best with a pair of assists vs. Army and Hawaii Pacific...hit double figures in first two games of season after scoring 10 or more points just six times previously...played 19 minutes against West Virginia on the road and had key basket in final 51 seconds of contest with the Irish trailing by five in come-from-behind victory...did not dress for the West Virginia game because of plantar fasciitis.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 22 games as a reserve in 2000-01, including the last 14 games of the regular season...averaged 1.9 points and 1.6 rebounds...scored in double figures for the sixth time in his career as he came off the bench to score 10 points in win at Rutgers while connecting on four-of-five shots from the field...had seven points against Long Island as he connected on three of five shots from the field...played a season-high 15 minutes against Tennessee Tech, grabbed four rebounds and matched career-high with two assists...had five points and a season-high six rebounds in the season opener against Loyola, while matching career high with two steals.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 37 contests and made two starts against VMI and in first meeting against Miami...averaged 4.6 points and 2.4 rebounds...had 10 points vs. Rutgers in first round of BIG EAST Championship and then added seven in quarterfinals vs. Miami, including a three-point field goal with 20.6 seconds left to put the Irish to within one point of lead...scored 12 points on four three-point field goals vs. Pittsburgh and added four rebounds and two assists....also scored 12 points vs. Syracuse with three three-point field goals...had a career-high 13 points, including two three-point field goals, and a career-high eight rebounds vs. Indiana...played a career-high 33 minutes vs. the Hoosiers...scored nine points with a three-for-four effort from three-point range vs. Maryland...had nine points vs. Villanova and scored eight points vs. Elon and St. Peter's...also had seven points against Siena with seven rebounds...scored five points in 10 minutes in win over Connecticut - scoring all five in key 13-2 Irish run midway through second half...also tied a career high with two assists vs. Huskies...scored four points in 19 minutes of action in first round NIT win over Michigan and also had four points in quarterfinal win over BYU.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played for the Basketball Club of Split for the four seasons before coming to Notre Dame...was part of four national championship teams during his career...was his team's most valuable player in 1996 and '97 and led his team in scoring in both seasons...in 1995, was member of Croatian national team that won the 16-years-old-and-under European championship...was youngest member of that team at age 15...was a member of the 19-year-old-and-under national team before coming to Notre Dame...in 1996, traveled to Augusta, Ga., with a team of European all-stars to play a series of games against high school players from the United States...attended a Nike camp in Paris in 1997...oldest of two children...son of Branko and Iskra Macura...full name is Jere Macura...born 1-7-80, in Split, Croatia...enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.

    Career Highs

  • Points: 16 vs. Cornell (11-19-01)
  • Field Goals: 7 vs. Cornell (11-19-01)
  • Field Goals Attempted: 9 vs. N. Hampshire (11-16-01), vs. Cornell (11-19-01)
  • Field-Goal Pct: 1.000 (4-4) at Hawaii Pacific (11-23-01)
  • Three-Point Field Goals: 3 on two occasions
  • Three Field Goals Attempted: 6 vs. Pittsburgh (1-22-00)
  • Three-Point Field Goal Pct.: 1.000 (1-1) vs. Rutgers (1-6-01), 1.000 (1-1) vs. Charlotte (3-14-02)
  • Free Throws: 5 vs. Indiana (11-30-99)
  • Free Throws Attempted: 7 vs. Villanova (2-8-00)
  • Free-Throw Pct.: 1.000 on four occasions
  • Rebounds: 8 vs. Indiana (11-30-99), vs. Cornell (11-19-01)
  • Assists: 2 on seven occasions
  • Blocked Shots: 4 vs. Loyola Marymount (1-2-00)
  • Steals: 2 vs. St. Peter's (12-31-99)
  • Minutes: 33 vs. Indiana (11-30-99)

    Macura's Career Statistics

    YEAR

    G-S

    MIN/AVG

    FG-FGA

    PCT.

    3-Point FG-FGA

    PCT.

    FT-FTA

    PCT.

    O

    D

    TOT

    AVG.

    AST.

    STL

    BLK

    PF-D

    PTS/AVG

    1999-00

    37-2

    526/14.2

    56-126

    .444

    26-67

    .388

    31-48

    .646

    36

    51

    87

    2.4

    24

    13

    15

    53-1

    169/4.6

    BIG EAST

    16-1

    185/11.6

    23-51

    .451

    12-26

    .462

    12-20

    .600

    12

    12

    24

    1.5

    10

    3

    6

    26-1

    70/4.4

    2000-01

    22-0

    170/7.7

    15-39

    .385

    1-14

    .071

    10-21

    .476

    9

    27

    36

    1.6

    6

    4

    5

    23-0

    41/1.9

    BIG EAST

    14-0

    104/7.4

    8-20

    .400

    1-8

    .125

    4-9

    .444

    7

    16

    23

    1.6

    2

    1

    3

    12-0

    21/1.5

    2001-02

    17-2

    199/11.7

    23-38

    .605

    2-5

    .400

    22-39

    .564

    18

    30

    48

    2.8

    8

    0

    13

    25-0

    70/4.1

    BIG EAST

    6-0

    55/11.0

    1-4

    .250

    0-1

    .000

    7-16

    .438

    3

    8

    11

    2.2

    2

    0

    3

    7-0

    9/1.8

    TOTALS

    76-4

    895/11.8

    94-203

    .463

    29-86

    .337

    63-108

    .583

    63

    108

    171

    2.3

    38

    17

    33

    101-1

    280/3.7

    BIG EAST

    36-1

    344/9.6

    32-75

    .426

    13-35

    .371

    23-45

    .511

    22

    36

    58

    1.7

    14

    4

    12

    45-1

    100/2.8

    15
    Jere Macura
    Jere  Macura

    Hometown:
    Split, Croatia

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 230

    Position:
    Forward

    Birthdate:
    01/07/1980

  • Event Calendar

    Delta

    November 3
    TBA
    Bethel Ind.
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    November 7
    TBA
    Cardinal Stritch
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    November 11
    TBA
    DePaul
    Chicago, Ill. (Wintrust Arena)
    November 13
    TBA
    Mount St. Marys
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    November 16
    TBA
    Chicago State
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    November 20
    9:00 PM
    Chaminade
    Maui, Hawaii (Lahaina Civic Center)
    November 21
    TBA
    Michigan or LSU Maui Invitational Game 2
    Maui, Hawaii (Lahaina Civic Center)
    November 22
    TBA
    Maui Invitational Game 3
    Maui, Hawaii (Lahaina Civic Center)
    November 30
    TBA
    Michigan State
    East Lansing, Mich. (Breslin Center)
    December 3
    TBA
    St. Francis Brooklyn
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    December 5
    TBA
    Ball State
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    December 9
    TBA
    Delaware
    Newark, Del. (Bob Carpenter Center)
    December 16
    TBA
    Indiana
    Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
    December 19
    TBA
    Dartmouth
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    December 21
    TBA
    Southeastern Louisiana
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    Shop Now

    Nissan

    Auctions

    Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

    Gear Store

    Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

    Photo Galleries

    Canon

    NCAA Infractions Report

    St. Joseph Health System Nissan Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka Vivid Seats