UND Roster

2015-16 Men's Basketball Roster

#20 Austin Burgett

Forward


Height 6'9''
Weight 232 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Avon, Ind.
High School Avon

 

SENIOR SEASON (2015-16): One of four team captains … earned first start since March 3, 2014 against Wake Forest on Jan. 31 due to outstanding practice effort and responded with a career-high 14 points on four three point field goals … also started at Miami on Feb. 3 before an ankle injury suffered in practice on Feb. 5 sidelined him for the games with North Carolina, Clemson and Louisville … returned to the starting lineup vs. Miami on March 2 and started the final home game of his career vs. NC State March 5 … saw action in 17 games.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014-15): Came off the bench to play in 20 contests in his third season with the program … averaged 1.7 ppg. (34 points) and 1.7 rpg. (28 rebounds) in 7.0 mpg. (139 minutes) … played in eight ACC regular-season contests … scored a season-high five points in win over Navy as he came off the bench to play 14 minutes … scored four points in wins over Grambling State, Fairleigh Dickinson, Mount St. Mary’s and Purdue … finished with three rebounds in 11 minutes versus the Boilermakers … scored three points in Notre Dame’s win at Virginia Tech.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14): Played in 28 games and made five starts … earned his first career start versus Army and started in games against Virginia Tech, at Florida State, Georgia Tech and at North Carolina … left the game in the second half versus Florida State after playing 21 minutes and scoring seven points due to a cardiac episode … underwent an outpatient cardiac procedure following that game and missed the next four games against Wake Forest, Virginia, Boston College and Syracuse … averaged 3.0 ppg. (83 points) and 1.8 rebounds (51 boards) … tied for third on team with 16 blocked shots … shot 42.6 percent from the field (29-68) and 77.3 percent (17-22) from the free-throw line … played 413 minutes and averaged 14.8 mpg. … scored seven points against Miami (Ohio) and Stetson to open the season … finished with six points and grabbed a team-leading and career-high 10 rebounds versus Santa Clara … grabbed five rebounds in overtime win against Canisius … came off the bench and played 24 minutes in 79-77 victory over Duke … keyed a defensive effort for the Irish in that contest as he finished with five rebounds and a career-high five blocked shots … reached double-figure scoring for the first time in his career in loss at Georgia Tech as he netted 11 points (connected on 5-10 from the field) … played a career-high 27 minutes in loss at Virginia while scoring four points and grabbing two rebounds … tallied eight points in 19 minutes off the bench in overtime loss to Pittsburgh … played 24 minutes in starting role at North Carolina … played 20-plus minutes in seven games.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13): Appeared in 18 games off the bench and tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds … totaled 60 minutes of playing time … was 4-4 from the free-throw line … made his Fighting Irish debut during the second game of the season, an 84-57 win over Monmouth … scored two points in the Monmouth contest … netted a season-high four points in the 84-57 victory over Brown … pulled down a season-best two boards in the 89-67 win over Niagara … played a season-high 14 minutes and scored two points along with one rebound and one assist in a 73-57 setback at Louisville … made a three-pointer in the 69-57 loss to Louisville in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Avon High School, in Avon, Indiana under head coach Jason Young … played in 83 career outings and averaged 13.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists … concluded his career in the top five at Avon High School in points, rebounds and blocked shots … McDonald’s All-Star game nominee … as a senior, averaged 16.5 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists … in final campaign, led Avon and Hoosier Crossroads Conference (HCC) in scoring … named to the 2012 Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) boys all-state senior first team and to the 2011 Associated Press all-state honorable mention list … also earned all-Flyer County and all-conference honors in final scholastic campaign … selected to the IBCA Top 100 Underclassmen Showcase all four years and chosen as a Top 60 Senior by the IBCA … named by Hoosier Basketball Magazine to the Indiana Hoosier Reunion Classic all-star team and to the Indiana North/South All-Star team (2012) … chosen by the IBCA to the Indianapolis Star’s senior all-star team and the junior all-star south team (first player in program history) … named to the Indianapolis Star’s all-west team (2009-10, 2010-11) and to the honorable mention list as a freshman … earned all-conference honors during all four prep seasons … led the HCC with 16.5 ppg and 9.0 rpg his senior season … ranked first in the HCC in three-point field goal percentage (.451) his junior year and in the two-point field-goal percentage (.634) his sophomore year … cracked Avon’s 1,000 point barrier in `12 and became the Orioles’ fourth all-time leading scorer … a three-time MVP for the Orioles … elected team captain in his final three years … averaged 14.9 points and 5.9 rebounds points in leading his Avon team to a 20-3 mark and 8-1 conference record as a junior … member of the Spiece Indy Heat and Dorian’s Pride AAU development programs.

PERSONAL: Full name is Austin James Burgett … born in Anderson, Indiana … son of Terry and Jennifer Burgett … has one older sister, Morgan … represented the Notre Dame men’s basketball program on the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) … a film, television and theater major in the College of Arts and Letters.