A Derby Classic dozen for Notre Dame recruit Matt Ryan


Tom Noie
South Bend Tribune

Notre Dame recruit Matt Ryan scored 12 points with three rebounds, two steals and an assist in 18 minutes Saturday for the White team, which lost to Purple, 127-119, in the annual Kentucky Derby Basketball Classic at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky.

Ryan finished 4-of-6 from the field and was 4-of-5 from 3. His four 3s were a team high.

Louisville recruit Deng Adel led the White team and all scorers with 20 points. Indiana recruit Thomas Bryant added 19 for the Purple squad.

Ryan will enroll this summer at Notre Dame as part of a recruiting class that also includes power forward Elijah Burns and swingman Rex Pflueger.

Incoming Irish freshman Matt Ryan had a solid all-star game showing Saturday in Louisville, Ky.Photo provided/The Journal News, PETER CARR