March 27, 2001
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame senior point guard Martin Ingelsby (Berwyn, Pa.) is one of eight participants in the 13th Annual Three-Point Shooting Contest presented by National Car Rental at Concordia University-St. Paul’s Gangelhoff in Minneapolis, Minn. The event is part of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Final Four and will be held on Thurs., March 29. The contest will air on a two-hour ESPN telecast on Sat., March 31 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Also scheduled to take place that evening is the women’s three-point shooting and men’s slam dunk contests. Along with Ingelsby, the seven other competitors in the men’s three-point shooting event include: Joe Crispin (Penn State), Shaun Fein (Georgia Tech), Keith Friel (Virginia), Tony Harris (Tennessee), Ryan Mendez (Stanford), Dean Olver (Iowa) and Quincy Wadley (Temple).
Ingelsby started all 30 games for the Irish who finished with a 20-10 overall record and won the BIG EAST West Division title after finishing its conference slate with an 11-5 mark, the most conference wins since joining the league in 1995-96. He averaged 8.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 6.4 assists during the 2000-01 campaign. Ingelsby shot 45.6 percent from the feld and 46.4 percent from three-point range and finished third among all Irish players in three-point field goals made (51).