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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.


March Madness: Irish Logistics


Sunday Brunch: Irish Defense Dooms 'Cuse

The Irish posted 41 points in the opening half and 43 more after the break


Replay: Cards’ Ills in South Bend Continue


Replay: Cards’ Ills in South Bend Continue


CBS Highlights: #6 Irish 76, #14 Stephen F. Austin 75 (NCAA Second Round)

Pflueger Tip Gives Notre Dame 76-75 Win Over Stephen F. Austin


Notre Dame vs. West Virginia (NCAA Second Round)

Photos from Notre Dame vs. West Virginia in the second round of the 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


No.22 Notre Dame vs. No. 14 Duke

NCAA Basketball: No.22 Notre Dame vs. No. 14 Duke


Notre Dame vs. Florida State

ACC Tournament - March 10, 2017


Notre Dame vs. Virginia

ACC Tournament - March 9, 2017

2016-17 OUTLOOK:

“I love his engine. We don’t want to get away from what he does defensively for us. I think he has become a better basketball player on the offensive end of the floor. He has learned how to change speeds and be better with the basketball. He will be a strategic shot maker for us. He gives us energy and belief, along with mental and physical toughness.”
Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey


  • Tipped in the game-winning rebound with 1.5 seconds remaining vs. Stephen F. Austin (3/20/16) in Notre Dame’s 76-75 NCAA second round victory. It marked the lone field goal of the game for Pfleuger (1-2) in 14 minutes of action.  
  • Iced the first round NCAA victory over Michigan (3/18/16), converting two free throws with .5 seconds remaining to provide the seven-point winning margin, giving him four points scored in Notre Dame’s final two seconds of its first two NCAA tournament wins last season.
  • Stepped up both on defense and offense vs. NC State (3/11/16) with a career-high four steals and a career- high three three-point field goals on the way to nine points in 24 minutes. 
  • Staked his bid for more playing time this season with seven points, two blocks and two assists during Notre Dame’s 95-91 victory at Duke (1/16/16), playing a then season-high 23 minutes. 
  • Saw a steady increase in playing time after the Duke game, culminating in a career game vs. Boston College (1/23/16) with 32 minutes played, 11 points and three rebounds. 
  • Earned first career start at Syracuse (1/28/16), playing 28 minutes and dishing out a career-best six assists. 


  • 2014-15 Orange County Register Player of the Year after leading Mater Dei in scoring (17.0 pg), assists (3.4 pg) and steals (3.0 pg), and was second in rebounds (6.2 pg). 
  • Led Mater Dei to the MaxPreps National Championship in 2013-14, serving as captain of the team that finished 35-0 to post the school’s first undefeated season. 
  • 2015 Southern California Player of the Year. 
  • Played in the 2015 Capital Classic All-Star Game in Washington, D.C. with Notre Dame classmate Matt Ryan. 
  • Participated in the 2014 Kevin Durant Skills Camp, Lebron James Skills Academy and the American Family Insurance High School dunk contest. 


  • Full name is Charles Rex Pflueger. 
  • Born in Mission Viejo, California.
  • Son of Russell and Rebecca Pflueger with older brother, Devon.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.  

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Rex Pflueger
Rex  Pflueger


Dana Point, CA

High School:
Mater Dei

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 202


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