The Hall of Fame coach of North Carolina died Saturday at age 83
Notre Dame to play its sixth ranked opponent of the season, and its fourth on the road (7 p.m. ET; live on ACC-Regional Sports Networks/ESPN3).
Notre Dame to face its second consecutive ranked opponent and eighth Top 25 team this season (7 p.m. ET on ESPN3/WatchESPN; live audio at WatchND).
SENIOR SEASON (2003-04): Will serve as one of four captains this season along with teammates Torrian Jones, Jordan Cornette and Chris Thomas?looks to conclude his career with a strong senior season...gives the Irish a physical presence underneath and around the basket...tallest member on the Notre Dame roster...strong defensive player in the post...gained experience as a starter last season...skilled offensive player who will look to become more of a scoring threat this season...displays a nice shooting touch and finishes well...a great passer for a player with his size.
JUNIOR SEASON (2002-03): Earned 11 starts in 31 appearances during the 2002-03 campaign and averaged 3.2 points and 2.7 rebounds...missed three games early in the season with a lower back strain and was hampered by a with a right toe injury (turf toe) in the final six games of the season...starter in 11 games, including each of the three NCAA tournament contests versus Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Illinois and Arizona...made eight consecutive starting appearances prior to the Seton Hall game on Jan. 12...equaled his personal best with 25 minutes against Georgetown in game one this season and finished with six points, six rebounds and three assists...played only five minutes in season finale at Georgetown after injuring right toe in previous outing vs. Syracuse...played 25 minutes in loss at Syracuse, finishing with six points and six rebounds...played 20-plus minutes in seven games...scored a career-high nine points hitting 3-3 from the field and 3-3 from the free throw line vs. Connecticut in 20 minutes...also had six rebounds and six assists in victory over Pittsburgh...scored eight points in 12 minutes off the bench against Virginia Tech...earned first career start against Marquette...tied his career-best with nine points and a personal-best eight rebounds in 14 minutes of action off the bench in Notre Dame's win over West Virginia...connected on 3-5 shots from the field and was 3-3 from the free throw line...played 15 minutes in second game against Seton Hall and had six points and five rebounds on 3-4 shooting from the field...played 25 minutes against Vanderbilt and finished with four points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals...grabbed a personal best seven rebounds against Canisius...came off the bench and played 21 minutes against Creighton...finished with six points and six rebounds in the contest, in addition to a career-high two steals...played nine minutes, scored three points and grabbed two rebounds versus Bucknell in his first action of the season...played 18 minutes in win over Albany and finished with five points and four rebounds...played a career-high 23 minutes against Maryland and finished with four points and four rebounds...scored four points and grabbed three rebounds against Seton Hall.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2001-02): Hampered by a sprained right knee during the preseason and at the start of the 2001-02 campaign...missed the first nine games of the regular season...averaged 2.2 points and 1.8 rebounds...saw action in 19 games after returning to the lineup for the first time in the Alabama game...played in both games of the NCAA and BIG EAST tournaments...scored a career-high six points and grabbed four rebounds in second game back while playing 18 minutes against Colgate...scored five points in second-round NCAA tournament loss to top-ranked Duke... netted four points and grabbed four rebounds in second meeting with West Virginia...scored five points and grabbed a then career-high five rebounds against Georgetown while playing a personal-best 23 minutes in quadruple-overtime victory...hauled in a career-high six rebounds against Rutgers in loss on the road in just nine minutes of playing time...played 21 minutes against Syracuse and matched his career-high with six rebounds...registered one of the the top performances of his career against Seton Hall at home, as he finished with five points and tied a personal best with four rebounds in 13 minutes of action...scored four points against Pittsburgh while playing eight minutes...saw action for the first time in 2001-02 against Alabama.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2000-01): Saw action in 15 games during his rookie season, totaling 13 points and 10 rebounds...played a season-high seven minutes against Long Island...had a season-high three points against Vermont and scored two points on three other occasions...scored two points and grabbed season-high three rebounds against Loyola in six minutes of action...matched season high with three rebounds in the Tennessee Tech game.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Bill Ramsey at Blue Ridge School in St. George, Va., where he earned two letters...his two years at the Blue Ridge School were his first playing basketball in the United States...averaged 15.0 points and nine rebounds per game in 1999-2000...led Blue Ridge to the state championship his senior year...grabbed 23 rebounds in one game during his final prep season...as a junior, averaged 12.5 points and 10.0 rebounds as team finished with a 19-6 record...named team MVP named his senior year at Blue Ridge.
PERSONAL: One of three children...son of Theo and Rineke Timmermans...full name is Thomas Andries Timmermans...born 7-31-81 in Ymudien, Holland?a marketing major in the Mendoza College of Business.