Former Notre Dame Guard Cameron Biedscheid Transfers To Iona


Cameron Biedscheid, who spent the 2012-13 season playing for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and coach Mike Brey, has transferred for the second time in just nine months. This time he is leaving Missouri to transfer to Iona without ever playing a game for the Tigers.

After struggling to find consistency in his freshman season at Notre Dame, averaging 6.2 points per game in 17.4 minutes, Biedscheid sat out the 2013-14 season in order to “develop his game”. At the time, Brey said the move was Biedscheid’s idea. Then following a heartbreaking loss to Ohio State, Jerian Grant was lost for the year due to “academic violations”. Even with his loss, Brey stuck to the plan that he wouldn’t play Biedscheid in order to save the season of eligibility.

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There seemed to be no indication that there were plans to transfer, but the process happened quickly and before long the transfer to Missouri was taking place. Biedscheid came to Notre Dame as the 28th rated prospect according to He was the type of high-profile recruit that had eluded the Irish in previous years. But a clearly there was no level of comfort in his time at Notre Dame and he decided to take his talent elsewhere.

No reason has been given for his transfer from Missouri to Iona, but his father says there are no hard feeling towards the University. Why he has decided to transfer without ever playing a single game is anyone’s guess. Iona intends to file a hardship waiver with the NCAA in hopes of salvaging the second semester of the 2014-15 season. He currently has two and a half �years of eligibility remaining.

Given the association with the ACC, and the dismantling of the Big East as it once was, Brey will be likely to find more top players looking to play at Notre Dame. The allure of playing in what now appears to be the standout conference without the Big East to rival it should be enough to help the Irish in recruiting.