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December 8, 2010
The Notre Dame forward graduated in May 2010 with a finance degree one full year ahead of schedule with a 3.73 GPA, then completed Notre Dame's intensified one-year MBA program in May 2011. He came back as a captain ... and then suffered an ACL tear after politely enduring a four-game NCAA suspension for a mistake that wasn't his fault. A classy, humble kid who sets as good an example as possible deserved better from the basketball fates.