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    Ty Proffitt

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    London, KY

    High School:
    South Laurel

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 206

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    02/11/1988


    Freshman Season (2007-08): Brings the Irish additional depth at guard behind Kyle McAlarney, Tory Jackson, and Jonathan Peoples ... a combination guard with an excellent outside shot... possesses solid ball-handling skills and shooting ability ... has offensive skills that fit well within Notre Dame's offensive framework ... a prototype guard for the Irish system with a strong basketball IQ ... his shooting ability is similar to former Irish guard and current member of the Miami Heat, Chris Quinn ... part of a successful high school program that brings a winning mentality to the team ... had a reputation during his prep career for making key plays in big games, including the Kentucky state tournament and state and national AAU tournaments.

    High School: Three year starter at South Laurel High School for coach Steve Wright ... led South Laurel to a Kentucky state championship with a 32-4 record as a sophomore in 2004-05 while averaging14.5 points and 5.5 assists ... member of the varsity team since eighth grade averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists during career at South Laurel. ... as the starting at point guard for three years, led his high school to a 109-26 record ... candidate for Kentucky's Mr. Basketball as a senior, averaging 16.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 3.4 assists ... hit the game-winning shot, a running jumper with 3.7 seconds left, to secure a region championship for South Laurel ... made the all-state tournament team as a sophomore and junior ... won district championship all five years with South Laurel (8th-12th grades) ... helped lead team to region championships in sophomore, junior, and senior years ... helped lead Kentucky Heat to back-to-back AAU state championships in 2005 and 2006 ... his AAU team placed third at nationals in'05.

    Personal: Full name is Glenn Tyson Proffitt ... has an older brother Ryan ... his father Glenn played baseball at Union College while his mother Janet played basketball at Sue Bennett College ... born 2-11-88 in London, Ky. ... son of Glenn and Janet Proffitt ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies

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