2016-2017 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

2016-2017 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
3 V.J. Beachem Sr F 6-8 201 Jan 15, 1995 Fort Wayne (IN) United States New Haven High School
12 Elijah Burns So PF 6-8 235 May 11, 1996 Troy (NY) United States Blair Academy
35 Bonzie Colson, Jr. Jr SG 6-5 225 Jan 12, 1996 New Bedford (MA) United States St. Andrew's High School
13 Nikola Djogo Fr SG 6-7 203 Jun 4, 1997 Stoney Creek Canada Athlete Institute Basketball Academy
5 Matt Farrell Jr G 6-1 178 Mar 15, 1996 Point Pleasant (NJ) United States Point Pleasant High School
23 Martin Geben Jr C 6-10 255 Oct 20, 1994 Vilnius Lithuania St. Maria Goretti High School
2 Temple Gibbs Fr PG 6-3 200 Oct 9, 1997 Scotch Plains (NJ) United States Seton Hall Preparatory School
21 Matt Gregory Jr F 6-8 201 Jan 18, 1996 Avon (IN) United States Cathedral High School
30 Patrick Mazza Sr C 6-10 255 - Glen Ellyn (IL) United States Glenbard West High School
33 John Mooney Fr PF 6-9 245 Mar 20, 1997 Altamonte Springs (FL) United States Lake Brantley High School
0 Rex Pflueger So SG 6-6 202 Aug 4, 1996 San Juan Capistrano (CA) United States Mater Dei High School
4 Matt Ryan So SF 6-8 241 Apr 17, 1997 Cortlandt Manor (NY) United States Iona Preparatory School
1 Austin Torres Sr F 6-7 241 - Mishawaka (IN) United States Penn High School
32 Steve Vasturia Sr G 6-5 212 Feb 10, 1995 Medford (NJ) United States St. Joseph Regional High School

Recent Notre Dame Fighting Irish History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 26-10 (12-6) 2nd (ACC) Runner Up NCAA 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 24-12 (11-7) 5th (ACC) 4th Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2014-2015 32-6 (14-4) 3rd (ACC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2013-2014 15-17 (6-12) 11th (ACC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 25-10 (11-7) 5th (Big East) 4th Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 22-12 (13-5) 3rd (Big East) 4th Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 27-7 (14-4) 2nd (Big East) 4th Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 23-12 (10-8) 7th (Big East) 4th Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 21-15 (8-10) 9th (Big East) 2nd Rnd NIT 4th Rnd
2007-2008 25-8 (14-4) 2nd (Big East) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 24-8 (11-5) 4th (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2005-2006 16-14 (6-10) 11th (Big East) 1st Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2004-2005 17-12 (9-7) 6th (Big East) 1st Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 19-13 (9-7) 7th (Big East) 2nd Rnd NIT 4th Rnd
2002-2003 24-10 (10-6) 3rd (Big East) 1st Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd

2016-2017 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bonzie Colson, Jr. NABC All-District (2) Second Team
Bonzie Colson, Jr. AP All-American Third Team
Bonzie Colson, Jr. USBWA Player of the Week (Feb 12, 2017)
Bonzie Colson, Jr. Sporting News All-American Third Team
Bonzie Colson, Jr. ACC All-First Team
V.J. Beachem ACC All-Honorable Mention Team
Matt Farrell ACC All-Honorable Mention Team
Steve Vasturia ACC All-Honorable Mention Team
Bonzie Colson, Jr. ACC All-Tournament First Team
Matt Farrell ACC All-Tournament First Team
Steve Vasturia ACC All-Tournament Second Team
Bonzie Colson, Jr. ACC Player of the Week (Feb 13, 2017)
Bonzie Colson, Jr. ACC Player of the Week (Dec 5, 2016)
Steve Vasturia ACC Player of the Week (Jan 16, 2017)
Matt Farrell Legends Classic MVP
Matt Farrell Legends Classic All-Tournament Team

2016-2017 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Farrell B. Colson, Jr. S. Vasturia V. Beachem M. Geben
Rotation T. Gibbs R. Pflueger      
Lim PT     M. Ryan E. Burns P. Mazza
Lim PT     A. Torres J. Mooney  
Lim PT       M. Gregory  

2016-2017 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Bonzie Colson, Jr. 36 32.1 17.8 10.1 1.6 1.1 1.4 1.2
V.J. Beachem 36 34.2 14.5 4.1 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.1
Matt Farrell 36 34.4 14.1 2.0 5.4 1.4 0.1 2.5
Steve Vasturia 36 34.6 13.1 3.9 3.3 1.2 0.1 1.6
Rex Pflueger 35 21.5 4.7 2.7 1.5 0.9 0.3 0.7
Temple Gibbs 36 15.0 4.7 1.5 1.7 0.7 0.1 0.8
Matt Ryan 36 7.9 3.6 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.4
Martin Geben 34 12.3 3.1 3.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.6
Austin Torres 36 7.2 1.3 1.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
John Mooney 12 3.8 1.2 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Elijah Burns 11 4.0 0.8 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
Patrick Mazza 4 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
Matt Gregory 5 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mike Brey Head Coach 2000-2001 N/A
Rod Balanis Assistant Coach 2000-2001 N/A
Ryan Ayers Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Bucknell, 2014 to 2016)
Ryan Humphrey Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Director of Player Development (Northwestern, 2014 to 2016)
Jack Swarbrick Athletic Director 2008-2009 N/A
John Heisler Director of Sports Information 1999-2000 N/A
Eric Atkins Video Coordinator 2016-2017 N/A
Jim Russ Head Athletic Trainer 1986-1987 N/A
Rob Hunt Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Skip Meyer Athletic Trainer 1979-1980 N/A