#23 Kyle McAlarney
SENIOR SEASON (2008-09): Served as one of four captains during the 2008-09 season … one of the most prolific three-point shooters in Notre Dame history … fourth all-time in Notre Dame history with 298 made three-pointers … also ranks fourth in three-pointers attempted with 687 … second in school history with a .434 three-point percentage … set the Notre Dame single-season three-point record as a junior (108) and eclipsed that mark as a senior with 124 treys … only player in Notre Dame history with 100-plus three-pointers in back-to-back seasons … played in 110 games, including 91 starts during his career … averaged 12.3 points per game for his career … his 15.0 ppg. scoring average in final season ranked second on the Irish … that average ranked him second on the team … knocked down a school-record 124 three pointers in 293 attempts (42.3%) … started all 36 games and reached double figures 28 times … led the Irish in scoring on three occasions … reached 20-plus points on six occasions and scored 30 or more points twice … became 49th player in Notre Dame history to reach 1,000 career points … reached the milestone versus Savannah State … averaged 3.4 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest … dished out a career-high 124 assists, while his rebounding average also was a career-best figure … finished with 10 points, six assists and two steals in season-opening win against USC Upstate … named to the EA Sports Maui Invitational All-Tournament team after averaging 25.3 points and 3.7 assists … scored 18 points and dished off three assists against Indiana in first-round victory … netted 19 points and grabbed five rebounds versus Texas in semifinal game win … scored a career-high 39 points in loss to top-ranked North Carolina in the championship game as he connected on a school record 10 three-pointers, in addition to dishing off six assists … the 10 threepointers were the most ever by a Tar Heel opponent … recorded second straight 30-plus point outing and fifth of his career versus Furman with his 32-point outing as he connected on nine three-pointers, tying his own Joyce Center record for an Irish player … the nine three-pointers also were the most ever against the Paladins … followed that up with a 27-point effort against South Dakota as he finished with seven three-pointers … tallied 16 points in win over Boston University and netted 14 points against Delaware State … finished with eight points against Savannah State … scored 13 points and dished off six assists versus DePaul in the BIG EAST opener … registered 10 points against St. John’s … tallied 17 points, matched his season-high with five rebounds and dished off three assists against Georgetown … scored 18 points, grabbed four rebounds, dished off three assists and made two steals versus Seton Hall … played a career-high 44 minutes in overtime loss at Louisville and finished with 19 points, five rebounds and five assists … connected on seven threepointers and scored 24 points while dishing off five assists versus Syracuse … tallied nine points in back-to-back games against Connecticut and Marquette … scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high six rebounds and matched season-high with six assists versus Pittsburgh … finished with 13 points, seven assists and three rebounds at Cincinnati … notched 16 points at UCLA … hit five three-pointers en route to scoring 21 points in a win over Louisville … produced another five three-pointer effort against USF and finished with 19 points against the Bulls … 12 points and five assists at West Virginia … scored 25 points and hauled in four rebounds at Providence … compiled 13 points, six rebounds and four assists versus Rutgers … tallied 14 points, four assists and three rebounds against Connecticut … had 11 points in win over Rutgers during the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament … tallied 17 points in a setback to West Virginia during the second round of the conference tournament … finished with 12 points in win over UAB in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament … produced 11 points against New Mexico in the second round of the NIT … notched a 15-point effort against Kentucky in the quarterfinals of the NIT … had nine points, four assists and three boards against Penn State in the semifinals of the NIT.
JUNIOR SEASON (2007-08): Along with teammate Luke Harangody, was a first team all-BIG EAST honoree … set the Notre Dame single-season three-point record with 108 … second-leading scorer as he averaged 15.1 points … started all 31 games and scored in double figures in 25 contests … averaged 13.5 points in Notre Dame’s two NCAA Tournament games … scored 15 points and dished off four assists in win over George Mason and then finished with 12 points in loss to Washington State … produced one of the greatest games in the history of the Joyce Center as he scored a career-high 32 points in win over Connecticut … connected on career-best 13 shots on 19 attempts and was 6-7 from three-point range … also finished with five assists and four rebounds and committed no turnovers in 38 minutes … registered his second 30-point performance of the season when he scored 30 points against Villanova, hitting on 10- 16 shots from the field, including 5-9 from threepoint range … also dished off five assists in 38 minutes … set Notre Dame’s single-game three-point record when he canned nine three-pointers en route to his third 30-point outing of the season as he scored 30 points in win over Syracuse in matching career-high seven-game double-figure scoring streak … also dished off four assists and grabbed three rebounds in the contest … registered ninth 20-plus point outing of the season in BIG EAST tournament quarterfinal loss to Marquette as he led the Irish with 20 points … played a career-high 42 minutes against Providence in overtime win and finished with eight points, four rebounds and five assists … scored 17 points and dished off six assists in 37 minutes versus DePaul and had 13 points and five assists in second matchup against Blue Demons … also finished with 13 points against St. John’s … closed out regular season with 10 points, three rebounds and four assists against South Florida … netted 16 points in win at Rutgers and 15 in victory over Pittsburgh … finished with 12 points in win over Marquette … scored 19 points and dished off six assists in win over Seton Hall … finished with 12 points and four assists against Connecticut in second meeting … held to just eight points and committed six turnovers at Marquette in 33 minutes … tallied 22 points on 7-10 shooting from the field (5-8 from three-point range) against Cincinnati … dished off a season-high nine assists against Brown and committed just one turnover in the game … registered back-to-back career-high outings against Youngstown State and Colgate … finished with a then personal-best 23 points versus the Penguins as he connected on 6-13 field goals, including a then career-best five three-pointers (5-10 from the field) in 33 minutes… followed that up with a then career-high 25-point effort against Colgate as he was 8-12 from the field and matched career-high with seven three-pointers in 32 minutes … also dished off five assists and committed just one turnover … notched third consecutive 20-plus point outing for the first time in his career against Eastern Michigan as he finished with 21 points, connecting on 8-10 shots from the field and 5-7 from three-point range … named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after averaging 23.0 points and 4.5 assists while shooting 72.7 percent from the field and 70.6 percent from three-point range in wins over Colgate and Eastern Michigan … scored Notre Dame’s final nine points and finished with 18 points in win over Kansas State as he played 36 minutes … also grabbed five rebounds, dished off two assists and made two steals … scored 17 points and 6-10 shooting from the field against Northern Illinois … extended double-figure scoring streak to a career-best six games as he scored 14 points against San Francisco … finished with seven points and seven assists in the season opener versus Long Island … netted double figures for the first time in 2007-08 as he finished with 13 points, four rebounds and three assists versus Monmouth.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07): Played and started the first 12 games of the season … scored a career-high 21 points against Rider as he connected on 7-11 shots from the field and a 7-9 performance from three-point range … the seven three-pointers against the Broncs marked a career-high … also dished off six assists and did not commit a turnover in the game … for the second straight game notched a career-high when he scored 20 points (first 20-point effort of his career) against Alabama … missed just two shots in the contest as he was 7-9 from the field and 4-6 from three-point range … in outing prior to that game, scored 18 points against Maryland, while matching a personal-best by playing 37 minutes … scored 12 second-half points, including 10 in decisive 25-7 second-half run … also finished with five assists in the game … started current three-game double-figure scoring streak with 10-point effort against Winston-Salem St. … dished off a career-high 12 assists against Lafayette (nine in the second half) … scored eight points in loss to Butler … earned player-of-the-game honors versus Maryland at the BB&T Classic … finished with nine points in win over Elon while hitting a career-best 6-6 from the line … scored nine points and dished off eight assists against Rider … dished off six or more assists in five games … named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the week of Dec. 11.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06): Played in all 29 games and earned starts in 10 contests in his rookie season … averaged 6.6 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists … missed season finale against Michigan with a sprained ankle … was in the starting lineup in the IPFW, Marquette (twice), Georgetown, Louisville, Rutgers, South Florida, Seton Hall, Connecticut and Providence contests … in the IPFW game (his first collegiate start), started in place of Chris Quinn who had suffered an ankle injury in practice just two days prior to the contest … scored in double figures in eight games overall … became first freshman to score in double figures in four consecutive games since Chris Thomas in 2001-02 … started string of consecutive double-figure scoring outings when he tossed in a career-high 16 points against Niagara as he made 6-8 shots from the field and was 4-6 from three-point range … also dished off a career-best five assists in the game … followed that game up with a 14-point outing versus Columbia as he hit 5-8 from the field and was 3-6 from beyond the arc … named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the week of Dec. 26 after averaging 15.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in games against Niagara and Columbia … scored 10 points in win over Fordham and had 12 in win over Wofford as he connected on all four of his shot attempts that included three from three-point range … during the four-game stretch shot .708 (17-24) from the field and .632 (12-19) from three-point range … scored all 12 of his points (all in the first half) as he connected on four three-pointers against Providence … tallied Notre Dame’s final nine points of the first half in a span of 1:30 that enabled the Irish to gain a 52-40 halftime advantage … did not turn the ball over in consecutive outings against Louisville and Rutgers spanning 77 minutes … scored eight points and dished off four assists against the Cardinals … also had eight points and a career-high eight assists versus the Scarlet Knights … finished with second-highest point total of season in second meeting with Marquette as he scored 14 points, grabbed four rebounds and matched career-best with eight assists while playing 37 minutes … scored 11 points hitting 3-4 from three-point range against Providence … was 3-5 from the field in scoring eight points in second meeting against DePaul … scored seven points in first-round NIT win over Vanderbilt … played 20-plus minutes in 18 games and 30-plus minutes in seven contests, including a career-best 37 versus IPFW and Marquette (second meeting) … netted seven points in collegiate debut versus Lafayette … hit both of his three-point attempts and finished with six points in win at Alabama … against IPFW scored six points, dished off four assists and grabbed three rebounds.
AWARDS AND HONORS: Team Irish Award (2009) … EA Sports Maui Invitational All-Tournament Team (2008) … First Team All-BIG EAST (2008) … BIG EAST Player of the Week (weeks of Feb. 4, 2008 and Feb. 25, 2008) … BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (weeks of Dec. 11, 2006, Dec. 27, 2005, Dec. 3, 2007) … CBS/Chevrolet Player of the Game vs. Syracuse (Feb. 24, 2008) … Notre Dame Comeback Player Award (2008).
HIGH SCHOOL: Staten Island’s all-time career scoring leader with 2,566 points — a total that ranks fourth all-time in New York state … two-time recipient of the Warren Jacques Award given annually to Staten Island’s best high school player … New York Class A Player of the Year as a senior … earned New York City Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors in final scholastic campaign … four-time all-conference selection, in addition to two all-city and two allstate nods … named a New York Post all-star and the Daily News Player of the Year as a senior … three-time Staten Island Advance all-star selection … first player in Moore Catholic history to letter in basketball four years … had his #23 jersey retired by Moore Catholic … registered 900-plus points during his junior and senior seasons, scoring 902 and 904 respectively … owned a 25.7 points per game scoring average during prep career … also finished with a career school record 86.0 percent (669-778) from the free throw line including a career-best and school record 92.9 percent effort as a freshman … registered 13 career games of 40-plus points … averaged 34.8 points, 8.0 assists, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game as a senior … hit 124 3-point field goals as a senior for a New York record 4.77 per game … scored 34.7 ppg as a junior while also pulling down six rebounds and handing out six assists per game … career high came as a junior when he dropped 59 points on Monsignor McClancy … carded 19 points and five assists per game as a sophomore, 13 points and five assists per contest in his first scholastic season … scored 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting in 21 minutes at the 2005 Old Spice Red Zone All-Star Shootout … also participated in the 2005 Capital Classic turning in eight points four rebounds and three assists in 19 minutes … high school coach was Rich Postiglione.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kyle James McAlarney … second oldest of four children … National Honor Society member … son of Patrick and Janice McAlarney … father, Patrick, played baseball at Wagner College … born 7-7-87 in Staten Island, N.Y. … graduated with a degree in American Studies from the College of Arts and Letters.
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