Senior scores 32 points to lead No. 8 Notre Dame to its school-record 39th straight home victory.
Rider at #19 Notre Dame (12/28/06)
#21 Notre Dame vs. Elon (12/16/06)
SENIOR SEASON (2008-09): Served as one of four captains during the 2008-09 season ... one of the most prolific three-point shooters in Notre Dame history ... fourth all-time in Notre Dame history with 298 made three-pointers ... also ranks fourth in three-pointers attempted with 687 ... second in school history with a .434 three-point percentage ... set the Notre Dame single-season three-point record as a junior (108) and eclipsed that mark as a senior with 124 treys ... only player in Notre Dame history with 100-plus three-pointers in back-to-back seasons ... played in 110 games, including 91 starts during his career ... averaged 12.3 points per game for his career ... his 15.0 ppg. scoring average in final season ranked second on the Irish ... that average ranked him second on the team ... knocked down a school-record 124 three pointers in 293 attempts (42.3%) ... started all 36 games and reached double figures 28 times ... led the Irish in scoring on three occasions ... reached 20-plus points on six occasions and scored 30 or more points twice ... became 49th player in Notre Dame history to reach 1,000 career points ... reached the milestone versus Savannah State ... averaged 3.4 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest ... dished out a career-high 124 assists, while his rebounding average also was a career-best figure ... finished with 10 points, six assists and two steals in season-opening win against USC Upstate ... named to the EA Sports Maui Invitational All-Tournament team after averaging 25.3 points and 3.7 assists ... scored 18 points and dished off three assists against Indiana in first-round victory ... netted 19 points and grabbed five rebounds versus Texas in semifinal game win ... scored a career-high 39 points in loss to top-ranked North Carolina in the championship game as he connected on a school record 10 three-pointers, in addition to dishing off six assists ... the 10 threepointers were the most ever by a Tar Heel opponent ... recorded second straight 30-plus point outing and fifth of his career versus Furman with his 32-point outing as he connected on nine three-pointers, tying his own Joyce Center record for an Irish player ... the nine three-pointers also were the most ever against the Paladins ... followed that up with a 27-point effort against South Dakota as he finished with seven three-pointers ... tallied 16 points in win over Boston University and netted 14 points against Delaware State ... finished with eight points against Savannah State ... scored 13 points and dished off six assists versus DePaul in the BIG EAST opener ... registered 10 points against St. John's ... tallied 17 points, matched his season-high with five rebounds and dished off three assists against Georgetown ... scored 18 points, grabbed four rebounds, dished off three assists and made two steals versus Seton Hall ... played a career-high 44 minutes in overtime loss at Louisville and finished with 19 points, five rebounds and five assists ... connected on seven threepointers and scored 24 points while dishing off five assists versus Syracuse ... tallied nine points in back-to-back games against Connecticut and Marquette ... scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high six rebounds and matched season-high with six assists versus Pittsburgh ... finished with 13 points, seven assists and three rebounds at Cincinnati ... notched 16 points at UCLA ... hit five three-pointers en route to scoring 21 points in a win over Louisville ... produced another five three-pointer effort against USF and finished with 19 points against the Bulls ... 12 points and five assists at West Virginia ... scored 25 points and hauled in four rebounds at Providence ... compiled 13 points, six rebounds and four assists versus Rutgers ... tallied 14 points, four assists and three rebounds against Connecticut ... had 11 points in win over Rutgers during the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament ... tallied 17 points in a setback to West Virginia during the second round of the conference tournament ... finished with 12 points in win over UAB in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament ... produced 11 points against New Mexico in the second round of the NIT ... notched a 15-point effort against Kentucky in the quarterfinals of the NIT ... had nine points, four assists and three boards against Penn State in the semifinals of the NIT.
JUNIOR SEASON (2007-08): Along with teammate Luke Harangody, was a first team all-BIG EAST honoree ... set the Notre Dame single-season three-point record with 108 ... second-leading scorer as he averaged 15.1 points ... started all 31 games and scored in double figures in 25 contests ... averaged 13.5 points in Notre Dame's two NCAA Tournament games ... scored 15 points and dished off four assists in win over George Mason and then finished with 12 points in loss to Washington State ... produced one of the greatest games in the history of the Joyce Center as he scored a career-high 32 points in win over Connecticut ... connected on career-best 13 shots on 19 attempts and was 6-7 from three-point range ... also finished with five assists and four rebounds and committed no turnovers in 38 minutes ... registered his second 30-point performance of the season when he scored 30 points against Villanova, hitting on 10- 16 shots from the field, including 5-9 from threepoint range ... also dished off five assists in 38 minutes ... set Notre Dame's single-game three-point record when he canned nine three-pointers en route to his third 30-point outing of the season as he scored 30 points in win over Syracuse in matching career-high seven-game double-figure scoring streak ... also dished off four assists and grabbed three rebounds in the contest ... registered ninth 20-plus point outing of the season in BIG EAST tournament quarterfinal loss to Marquette as he led the Irish with 20 points ... played a career-high 42 minutes against Providence in overtime win and finished with eight points, four rebounds and five assists ... scored 17 points and dished off six assists in 37 minutes versus DePaul and had 13 points and five assists in second matchup against Blue Demons ... also finished with 13 points against St. John's ... closed out regular season with 10 points, three rebounds and four assists against South Florida ... netted 16 points in win at Rutgers and 15 in victory over Pittsburgh ... finished with 12 points in win over Marquette ... scored 19 points and dished off six assists in win over Seton Hall ... finished with 12 points and four assists against Connecticut in second meeting ... held to just eight points and committed six turnovers at Marquette in 33 minutes ... tallied 22 points on 7-10 shooting from the field (5-8 from three-point range) against Cincinnati ... dished off a season-high nine assists against Brown and committed just one turnover in the game ... registered back-to-back career-high outings against Youngstown State and Colgate ... finished with a then personal-best 23 points versus the Penguins as he connected on 6-13 field goals, including a then career-best five three-pointers (5-10 from the field) in 33 minutes... followed that up with a then career-high 25-point effort against Colgate as he was 8-12 from the field and matched career-high with seven three-pointers in 32 minutes ... also dished off five assists and committed just one turnover ... notched third consecutive 20-plus point outing for the first time in his career against Eastern Michigan as he finished with 21 points, connecting on 8-10 shots from the field and 5-7 from three-point range ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after averaging 23.0 points and 4.5 assists while shooting 72.7 percent from the field and 70.6 percent from three-point range in wins over Colgate and Eastern Michigan ... scored Notre Dame's final nine points and finished with 18 points in win over Kansas State as he played 36 minutes ... also grabbed five rebounds, dished off two assists and made two steals ... scored 17 points and 6-10 shooting from the field against Northern Illinois ... extended double-figure scoring streak to a career-best six games as he scored 14 points against San Francisco ... finished with seven points and seven assists in the season opener versus Long Island ... netted double figures for the first time in 2007-08 as he finished with 13 points, four rebounds and three assists versus Monmouth.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07): Played and started the first 12 games of the season ... scored a career-high 21 points against Rider as he connected on 7-11 shots from the field and a 7-9 performance from three-point range ... the seven three-pointers against the Broncs marked a career-high ... also dished off six assists and did not commit a turnover in the game ... for the second straight game notched a career-high when he scored 20 points (first 20-point effort of his career) against Alabama ... missed just two shots in the contest as he was 7-9 from the field and 4-6 from three-point range ... in outing prior to that game, scored 18 points against Maryland, while matching a personal-best by playing 37 minutes ... scored 12 second-half points, including 10 in decisive 25-7 second-half run ... also finished with five assists in the game ... started current three-game double-figure scoring streak with 10-point effort against Winston-Salem St. ... dished off a career-high 12 assists against Lafayette (nine in the second half) ... scored eight points in loss to Butler ... earned player-of-the-game honors versus Maryland at the BB&T Classic ... finished with nine points in win over Elon while hitting a career-best 6-6 from the line ... scored nine points and dished off eight assists against Rider ... dished off six or more assists in five games ... named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the week of Dec. 11.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06): Played in all 29 games and earned starts in 10 contests in his rookie season ... averaged 6.6 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists ... missed season finale against Michigan with a sprained ankle ... was in the starting lineup in the IPFW, Marquette (twice), Georgetown, Louisville, Rutgers, South Florida, Seton Hall, Connecticut and Providence contests ... in the IPFW game (his first collegiate start), started in place of Chris Quinn who had suffered an ankle injury in practice just two days prior to the contest ... scored in double figures in eight games overall ... became first freshman to score in double figures in four consecutive games since Chris Thomas in 2001-02 ... started string of consecutive double-figure scoring outings when he tossed in a career-high 16 points against Niagara as he made 6-8 shots from the field and was 4-6 from three-point range ... also dished off a career-best five assists in the game ... followed that game up with a 14-point outing versus Columbia as he hit 5-8 from the field and was 3-6 from beyond the arc ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the week of Dec. 26 after averaging 15.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in games against Niagara and Columbia ... scored 10 points in win over Fordham and had 12 in win over Wofford as he connected on all four of his shot attempts that included three from three-point range ... during the four-game stretch shot .708 (17-24) from the field and .632 (12-19) from three-point range ... scored all 12 of his points (all in the first half) as he connected on four three-pointers against Providence ... tallied Notre Dame's final nine points of the first half in a span of 1:30 that enabled the Irish to gain a 52-40 halftime advantage ... did not turn the ball over in consecutive outings against Louisville and Rutgers spanning 77 minutes ... scored eight points and dished off four assists against the Cardinals ... also had eight points and a career-high eight assists versus the Scarlet Knights ... finished with second-highest point total of season in second meeting with Marquette as he scored 14 points, grabbed four rebounds and matched career-best with eight assists while playing 37 minutes ... scored 11 points hitting 3-4 from three-point range against Providence ... was 3-5 from the field in scoring eight points in second meeting against DePaul ... scored seven points in first-round NIT win over Vanderbilt ... played 20-plus minutes in 18 games and 30-plus minutes in seven contests, including a career-best 37 versus IPFW and Marquette (second meeting) ... netted seven points in collegiate debut versus Lafayette ... hit both of his three-point attempts and finished with six points in win at Alabama ... against IPFW scored six points, dished off four assists and grabbed three rebounds.
AWARDS AND HONORS: Team Irish Award (2009) ... EA Sports Maui Invitational All-Tournament Team (2008) ... First Team All-BIG EAST (2008) ... BIG EAST Player of the Week (weeks of Feb. 4, 2008 and Feb. 25, 2008) ... BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (weeks of Dec. 11, 2006, Dec. 27, 2005, Dec. 3, 2007) ... CBS/Chevrolet Player of the Game vs. Syracuse (Feb. 24, 2008) ... Notre Dame Comeback Player Award (2008).
HIGH SCHOOL: Staten Island's all-time career scoring leader with 2,566 points -- a total that ranks fourth all-time in New York state ... two-time recipient of the Warren Jacques Award given annually to Staten Island's best high school player ... New York Class A Player of the Year as a senior ... earned New York City Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors in final scholastic campaign ... four-time all-conference selection, in addition to two all-city and two allstate nods ... named a New York Post all-star and the Daily News Player of the Year as a senior ... three-time Staten Island Advance all-star selection ... first player in Moore Catholic history to letter in basketball four years ... had his #23 jersey retired by Moore Catholic ... registered 900-plus points during his junior and senior seasons, scoring 902 and 904 respectively ... owned a 25.7 points per game scoring average during prep career ... also finished with a career school record 86.0 percent (669-778) from the free throw line including a career-best and school record 92.9 percent effort as a freshman ... registered 13 career games of 40-plus points ... averaged 34.8 points, 8.0 assists, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game as a senior ... hit 124 3-point field goals as a senior for a New York record 4.77 per game ... scored 34.7 ppg as a junior while also pulling down six rebounds and handing out six assists per game ... career high came as a junior when he dropped 59 points on Monsignor McClancy ... carded 19 points and five assists per game as a sophomore, 13 points and five assists per contest in his first scholastic season ... scored 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting in 21 minutes at the 2005 Old Spice Red Zone All-Star Shootout ... also participated in the 2005 Capital Classic turning in eight points four rebounds and three assists in 19 minutes ... high school coach was Rich Postiglione.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kyle James McAlarney ... second oldest of four children ... National Honor Society member ... son of Patrick and Janice McAlarney ... father, Patrick, played baseball at Wagner College ... born 7-7-87 in Staten Island, N.Y. ... graduated with a degree in American Studies from the College of Arts and Letters.