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Replay: Irish Survive Princeton

Notre Dame’s 60-58 triumph after Princeton’s Devin Cannady missed a three-pointer with three seconds to go suggested it didn’t come easily.


Sixth-Seeded Irish Set For NCAA Tournament Challenge

Notre Dame will face the winner of the Michigan/Tulsa 'First Four' game on Friday, March 18.


Late Thursday Brunch: Brey Continues to Buck the Tide--Irish Eliminate Duke


Irish Begin Defense Of ACC Championship Thursday

Thursday's quarterfinal matchup with #19/21 Duke will be on ESPN at 2:00 p.m. ET.


Irish Salute Seniors In Win Over NCSU, 89-75

The Irish move to 11-7 in ACC play, earn #4 seed in conference tournament.


CBS Highlights: Notre Dame Rallies to Beat Michigan 70-63 in NCAA Opener

CBS Highlights: Notre Dame Rallies to Beat Michigan 70-63 in NCAA Opener


CBS Highlights: Notre Dame 89, NC State 75

Andrew Catalon and Steve Lappas recap the Senior Day win for the Irish.


Notre Dame 71, West Virginia 83 (NCAA Second Round)

Photos from Notre Dame vs. West Virginia in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament on 3/18/17.


Notre Dame 60, Princeton 58

Photos from No. 5 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Princeton in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament


Notre Dame vs. Florida State

ACC Tournament - March 10, 2017


USATSI Gallery - No. 25 Notre Dame @ NC State

USATSI Gallery - No. 25 Notre Dame @ NC State


Notre Dame vs. North Carolina A&T

Dec. 4, 2016


  • 2015-16 All-ACC Academic Team


  • Announced March 28, 2017, that he received release from the University to allow other schools to contact him - a first step toward tranferring out of the program.
  • Announced April 25, 2017, that he will transfer to Vanderbilt University. 
  • Came off the bench in the ACC semifinal victory over Florida State to score 11 points on 3-of-4 shooting from three point range.
  • Matched his season-high with nine minutes played in an ACC game at NC State, shooitng 2-of-4 from three-point range.
  • Scored 17 points on 5-of-7 shooting from three-point range, while collecting a season-high five rebounds, in the victory over North Carolina A&T.
  • Exploded off the bench against Chicago State, hitting first five 3FG attempts and eventually finishing 7-14 from three-point range with a career-high 23 points.
  • Hit 2-of-5 from three point range with four rebounds vs. Loyola Maryland.
  • Increased time on court in victory over Seattle, hitting three three-pointers in 17 minutes and grabbing three offensive rebounds.
  • Missed time during preseason practice to rest a stress reaction in his right foot. Returned to full practice a week before the season began and played 13 minutes in the season-opening victory over Bryant.


  • Hit a key three pointer with 12:18 remaining in the second half vs. Michigan (3/18/16) during the first round of the NCAA tournament to cap Notre Dame's comeback from a 12-point halftime deficit. 
  • Exploded for a career-high 17 points off the bench in the first half vs. NC State (3/5/16), scoring eight consecutive points on his first three shots of the game (two three pointers, one jumper).
  • Made his first career start vs. Georgia Tech (1/13/16), scoring 10 points and grabbing a career-best seven rebounds while playing a career-high 35 minutes.
  • Played 26 minutes and scored 11 points against Iowa (11/27/15) in the Advocare Invitational.


  • Named 2015 Mr. New York Basketball following senior campaign at Iona Prep in which he averaged 20.0 ppg., 8.0 rpg. and 5.0 apg. 
  • Led the Gaels to a 22-6 record en route to the program's first Class AA Archdiocesan Championship
  • Participated in the Kentucky Derby Basketball Classic, Jordan Brand Regional All-Star Game and joined current Notre Dame classmate Rex Pflueger in the Capital Classic. 
  • Played in only eight games during his junior year after undergoing double-hip surgery in March 2014.
  • Played on New Heights AAU team in 2012-13 and 2011-12.


  • Full name is Matthew Richard Ryan.
  • Born in White Plains, New York.
  • Son of Richard and Laurie Ryan, along with older sister, Mikela and younger brother, Michael. 
  • Member of National Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society and National Italian Honor Society
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Ryan Career Game by Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader


Matt Ryan
Matt  Ryan


Cortlandt Manor, NY

High School:
Iona Prepatory

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 217


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