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Basketball stars' mom quits UNC post

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The mother of former college basketball stars Ben and Tyler Hansbrough has resigned from the University of North Carolina, the school said.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 69, Akron 56

CHICAGO, March 18 (UPI) -- Ben Hansbrough led a balanced Notre Dame scoring attack in a 69-56 NCAA tournament victory over cold-shooting Akron.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 89, Cincinnati 51

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- Ben Hansbrough's 23 points Thursday led No. 4 Notre Dame to its most one-sided win of the season, an 89-51 blasting of Cincinnati in the Big East quarterfinals.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 93, Villanova 72

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Tim Abromaitis and Ben Hansbrough each pumped in 30 points Monday and No. 7 Notre Dame dominated 19th-ranked Villanova 93-72.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 60, Seton Hall 48

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Notre Dame's Tim Abromaitis and Ben Hansbrough teamed up for 43 points Saturday and the ninth-ranked Fighting Irish downed Seton Hall 60-48.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 94, Providence 93

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Eric Atkins with 7 seconds left Wednesday allowed No. 9 Notre Dame to survive a huge game by Marshon Brooks and down Providence 94-93.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 78, South Florida 55

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Hot-shooting Jack Cooley scored 18 points Saturday in No. 7 Notre Dame's 78-55 rout of South Florida.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 76, Rutgers 69

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Ben Hansbrough pumped in 25 points, grabbed six rebounds and handed out five assists Sunday in No. 8 Notre Dame's 76-69 decision over Rutgers.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 83, DePaul 58

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Ben Hansbrough hit a 3-pointer during a key run to end the first half Thursday and No. 8 Notre Dame went on to down DePaul 83-58.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 56, Pittsburgh 51

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Notre Dame's Ben Hansbrough scored 11 of his 19 points in the final 8 minutes Monday and the No. 14 Fighting Irish upended second-ranked Pittsburgh 56-51.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 80, Marquette 75

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Ben Hansbrough pumped in 28 points and Tyrone Nash got seven of his 13 points down the stretch Saturday in No. 16 Notre Dame's 80-75 win over Marquette.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 66, Cincinnati 58

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Ben Hansbrough led all Notre Dame starters in double figures Wednesday and the No. 16 Fighting Irish held off a late charge for a 66-58 win over Cincinnati.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 76, St. John's 61

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Ben Hansbrough pumped in 26 points Saturday for No. 15 Notre Dame, which cruised to a 76-61 victory over St. John's.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 73, Connecticut 70

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Ben Hansbrough and Tim Abromaitis combined for 40 points Tuesday and No. 15 Notre Dame bested ninth-ranked Connecticut 73-70 in a Big East showdown.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 69, Georgetown 55

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Tim Abromaitis made five 3-pointers Wednesday, including one during a second-half run that lifted No. 15 Notre Dame past ninth-ranked Georgetown 69-55.
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish Ben Hansbrough (23) reacts after hitting a basket in the second half against the Seton Hall Pirates at the NCAA Big East Basketball Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 10, 2010. The Fighting Irish defeated the Pirates 68-56. UPI/John Angelillo
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Big East Player of the Year, 2011

Ben Hansbrough (born December 23, 1987) is an American basketball player who plays guard for the University of Notre Dame. Currently a fifth-year senior for the Fighting Irish, Hansbrough transfered from Mississippi State after his sophomore year.

Ben, who is 6'3" and weighs 203 lbs, is averaging 17.9 points per game, shooting 42.1% from three-point range in his final year at Notre Dame. He is also the younger brother of Tyler Hansbrough, the former Naismith College Player of the Year in 2007–08. In his final season at Notre Dame, Ben was named to the All-Big East team, he was the lone unanimous pick for it. He also was chosen as the 2010-2011 Big East Player of the Year.

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