Grant, Connaughton Chosen in NBA Draft

Fighting Irish Athletics | June 26, 2015 


Together, Jerian Grant and Pat Connaughton helped script a storybook season for the University of Notre Dame men's basketball program in 2014-15. A first-ever Atlantic Coast Conference championship, a trip to the NCAA Championship Elite Eight for the first time since 1979 and a second 30-win season in the program's 110-year history were all part of the enduring legacy they leave behind on the Purcell Pavilion hardwood.

So it seemed only fitting Thursday night at the 2015 National Basketball Association Draft that both would hear their names called. For the first time since 1992 (LaPhonso Ellis as the fifth overall pick and Elmer Bennett as a second-round choice), Notre Dame had two draft selections in the same year.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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