Glenn and Stacey Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Brey has announced four student-athletes to serve as team captains for the University of Notre Dame men’s basketball team.
Graduate students Nikola Djogo and Juwan Durham, along with juniors Prentiss Hubb and Cormac Ryan, will make up a four-player group of captains in 2020-21.
All four Irish players will be serving as team captains for the first time in their careers.
Guard | 6-8 / 230 | Graduate Student | Hamilton, Ontario | Athlete Institute Prep
- Has appeared in 78 games with nine starts in his career.
- Competing in a fifth-year of eligibility after sitting out the 2016-17 season.
- The first Canadian-born player to compete for Notre Dame men’s basketball, Djogo will be a key player off the Irish bench this season.
Forward | 6-11 / 231 | Graduate Student | Tampa, FL | Tampa Prep
- Has appeared in 59 games over the past two seasons for the Irish with 37 starts.
- Fourth on the Notre Dame all-time blocked shots leaderboard (129).
- Boasts a .569 career shooting percentage at Notre Dame.
- Joins current Irish assistant coach Ryan Humphrey, Danny Miller, Ben Hansbrough, Scott Martin and current teammate Cormac Ryan as transfers into the program to serve as a team captain.
Guard | 6-3 / 175 | Junior | Upper Marlboro, MD | Gonzaga
- Averaged 12.1 points and 5.0 assists per game in 2019-20.
- Has started 61 of the 65 career games in which he has appeared.
- Improved his three-point shooting from .262 as a freshman to .344 as a sophomore.
- Second to Pitt’s Xavier Johnson for career assists for a returning ACC player – and is third among all returning players among power conference players with 293.
Guard | 6-5 / 195 | Junior | New York, NY | Milton Academy (MA)
- Expected to make an immediate impact after sitting out the 2019-20 season as a transfer from Stanford.
- Joins Danny Miller (2002-03) as the first transfer of the Mike Brey era to be named captain in his first active season with the Irish.
- Averaged 8.7 points per game and shot .316 from three point range as a freshman at Stanford in 2018-19.
Notre Dame is set to begin the season at No. 13/12 Michigan State on Saturday, November 28 at 8 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network.