Tim Abromaitis

The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT00000148" title="Notre Dame Fighting Irish" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/notre-dame-fighting-irish-ORSPT00000148.topic">Notre Dame</a> 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 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000122" title="National Collegiate Athletic Association" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/national-collegiate-athletic-association-ORSPT000122.topic">NCAA</a> 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.

( Andy Lyons, Getty Images / 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.

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