SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - On Wednesday, Notre Dame announced Irish hoops legend Kelly Tripucka will be inducted into the Purcell Pavilion Ring of Honor.
Tripucka was a three-time All-American and is the 12th-leading scorer in school history. He is now the ninth men's basketball addition to the ring of honor.
Tripucka was a part of the 1978 Final Four team and owns the Notre Dame single-game record for free throws attempted and made, connecting on 23 of 26 attempts against Dayton in 1979. Tripucka's teams at Notre Dame claimed 11 wins over top-10 teams including three victories over a top-ranked team.
Tripucka will be honored at halftime of the Notre Dame - Georgia Tech game on February 1st, 2020.
That game is scheduled to be a noon tip.