M BBall: Atkins, Connaughton are Captains

Notre Dame Men's Basketball | Nov. 6, 2013 | Notre Dame Athletics

M BBall Eric Atkins vs Marquette

As the Notre Dame men's basketball team navigates unchartered territory this season in its new home in the Atlantic Coast Conference, leadership on the court will be a key to its success. And its not surprising that by a unanimous vote of their teammates, senior Eric Atkins (Columbia, Md.) and junior swingman Pat Connaughton (Arlington, Mass.) have been elected captains for the 2013-14 campaign.

For Atkins, his selection proves to be historic, as he becomes the first three-time captain in the 109-history of the program, while Connaughton is in his first season in the captaincy role. The duo has helped the Irish to a 47-22 record for a 68.1 winning percentage and made a combined 120 starts over the last two seasons. 

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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