No. 21 Men's Basketball vs. Purdue; photos by Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
JUNIOR SEASON (2014-15): Top returning frontcourt player for the Irish begins his third
season in 2014-15 ... a talented and skilled individual, he could emerge to have a breakout
season ... started 13 of the 30 games he played in during his sophomore season ...
played extremely well during summer workouts and throughout Notre Dame's foreign
trip to Italy ... a versatile player who is at his best playing above the rim ... during the
offseason, focused on slowing down the pace of his game and working on his consistency
of play at both ends of the floor ... has the physical tools and ability to register a
double-double every time he takes the court ... needs to take advantage of his size and
physical presence and assert himself on the backboards this season ... will be key to
Notre Dame's improved rebounding and interior defense ... gets up and down floor well ...
can step away from the basket and shoot a jump shot away from the basket ... good ball
handler ... has scored in double figures 10 times during his career.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14): Gained valuable playing experience for the Irish in his
second season ... played in 30 contests and was part of the Notre Dame starting lineup
on 13 occasions ... earned his first career start in loss at Georgia Tech ... netted double
figures nine times during the season ... averaged career bests of 6.7 ppg. (201 points) and 4.3 rpg. (129 rebounds) ... shot 49.0 percent from field (51-104), second best shooting
percentage on the team ... scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds in win
over Stetson ... registered double figures for the first time during the season in win over
Army as he finished with 14 points and five rebounds ... followed that up by scoring 10
points and grabbing nine rebounds in win over Cornell, marking the first time in his career
that he registered double figures in consecutive outings ... scored 12 points and grabbed
eight rebounds in 16 minutes off the bench in overtime win over Canisius ... made second
start of the season in Atlantic Coast Conference opener versus Duke ... played 16 minutes
versus the Blue Devils and scored six points ... started next two games against North
Carolina State and Georgia Tech ... played 17 minutes versus Wolfpack and finished with
nine points and scored six points against Georgia Tech ... netted back-to-back eight-point
outings in win over Virginia Tech in 11 minutes off the bench and at Wake Forest in which
he found himself back in the starting lineup ... also grabbed seven rebounds versus the
Demon Deacons ... following the contest against Wake Forest, made eight consecutive
starts ... scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds in loss at home to Virginia ...
scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds in 20 minutes in win 76-73 overtime win
over Boston College at Purcell Pavilion ... finished with 10 points on 5-7 shooting from the
field in loss to North Carolina at home ... registered his first career double-double in 68-64
double-overtime win over Clemson as he scored 14 points and hauled in 12 rebounds
while playing a career-high 38 minutes ... followed that game up with his third straight
double-figure scoring outing (a first in his career) as he tallied 10 points in win at Boston
College ... played 28 minutes as a starter in 63-61 loss at North Carolina and finished with
six points and seven rebounds ... ended the season by scoring 14 points (6-9 from the
field) and grabbing nine rebounds in 22 minutes as a starter in first-round loss to Wake
Forest in the ACC Tournament.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13): Played in 25 games during his rookie campaign ... netted
93 points (3.7 ppg.) and hauled down 68 rebounds (3.7 rpg.) ... had 12 blocked shots and
10 steals ... shot 39-75 (.520) from the field and 15-22 (.682) from the free-throw line ...
totaled 268 minutes (10.7 mpg.) on the court ... had two double-figure scoring efforts ...
averaged 3.9 points and 3.2 rebounds in 13 BIG EAST games ... made his Fighting Irish
debut against Monmouth in the second game of the season ... tallied four points, three
rebounds and two blocked shots in nine minutes of action in the 84-57 win over the
Hawks ... netted five points in a 65-48 triumph of George Washington ... notched 12 points
and seven rebounds in an 85-57 besting of Kennesaw State ... was 4-5 from the floor and
4-4 from the free-throw line in that contest ... registered six points in 14 minutes of play
in a 79-71 overtime win at DePaul ... played a season-high 36 minutes and posted eight
points and three rebounds in the 104-101 five-overtime victory against eventual national
champion Louisville ... notched six points on 3-3 shooting and pulled down four boards in
the 82-78 overtime triumph of DePaul ... poured in a season-high 15 points along with five
rebounds and three steals in 21 minutes on the court in a 72-64 setback at Marquette ...
was 7-10 from the field against the Golden Eagles ... had six points and seven rebounds in
a 76-58 loss to Iowa State in the second round of the NCAA Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: Enjoyed a standout prep career at New Hampton School in New Hampton,
New Hampshire for two seasons ... also attended Marlborough High School and
was coached by Ilyna Nicholas ... a four-star recruit by Maxpreps.com and Rivals.com...
ranked No.97 on Rivals.com's top 150 list and 23rd in the country at the forward position
... ranked as the fourth-best recruit in the state of Massachusetts and the 25th best
power forward in the country by ESPN ... averaged 15.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in
final prep season as New Hampton finished with a 29-6 mark ... second team all-New
England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) ... chosen as a nominee for the
McDonald's All-Star Game in 2012 ... averaged 22.0 points as a junior during the 2009-10
season at Marlborough ... selected to the Worcester Telegram and MetroWest Daily News
all-star teams (2010)... named as a Mid-Wachusett (Central Massachusetts) League All-
Star (2010).... awarded the Boston Globe High Five Award on three occasions during the
2009-10 campaign ... registered five triple-doubles for the Panthers in points, rebounds
and blocks ... totaled 631 points during his career at Marlborough while leading his team
to the Central Massachusetts league championship in 2008 ... selected to the all-city and
all-region team during the 2009-2010 season ... gathered two conference championships
and voted all-conference freshman and sophomore seasons ... boosted New Hampton to
a 55-53 win scoring the game winning shot at the Mercer Tournament held in Pittsburgh
where he was named to the all-tournament team in 2011 ... participated in the 2011 Nike
Peach Jam basketball tournament with the Albany City Rocks competing against the top
17-U teams in the nation ... played with the Boston Athletic Basketball Club and the Mass
Rivals AAU development teams ... competed against current Irish junior Pat Connaughton
in baseball and basketball on several occasions.
PERSONAL: Full name is Zachary Elias Auguste ... born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
... son of Jean Bazile Auguste and Lea Tzimoulis ... awarded the community service
award (bronze level) and earned the faculty award as an honor roll student at New
Hampton High School ... active as a member of the St. Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church,
Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest and at the Togo Palazzi Basketball School ... enrolled in
the College of Arts and Letters as a film, television and theatre major.