WATCH: Lakers Sign Notre Dame's VJ Beachem

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to sign V.J. Beachem to their training camp roster. If the name sounds familiar, Beachem actually worked out for the Lakers in their pre-draft workouts this summer, and was in the same group as Thomas Bryant. Undrafted out of Notre Dame, the four-year college grad, averaged 9.2 points and 2.7 rebounds for The Irish. His best year being his senior...
Via Lakers Nation
August 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Draft Profile: V.J. Beachem

V.J. Beachem: Small Forward, Notre Dame – 22 years old Measurables: 6-8, 200 lbs., 7-0 wingspan Strengths: Defense, Shooting Weaknesses: Strength, Ball-Handling, Playmaking, Shot Creation Conclusion: The two things that stick out to me about Beachem are his length and hands on defense and his outside shooting on offense. He may not be as long as Trevor Ariza (7-2 wingspan), but he...
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May 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Beachem leads No. 19 Notre Dame past Boston College

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) V.J. Beachem scored 22 points Wednesday night to lead No. 19 Notre Dame to its sixth straight win, 82-66 over Boston College. Bonzie Colson added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Irish (23-7, 12-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who have all but locked up a top-four finish in the ACC and a double-bye for next week's conference tournament. Colson's double-double...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Beachem's career day leads No. 15 Irish over Syracuse

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) V.J. Beachem scored a career-high 30 points for No. 15 Notre Dame, which snapped a four-game losing streak against Syracuse with an 84-66 victory on Saturday. Matt Farrell added 15 points and nine assists for the Irish, who were coming off a three-point loss at No. 10 Florida State that stopped a seven-game win streak. On an unseasonably warm January day...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Beachem, Farrell lead No. 23 Notre Dame past Clemson

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) V.J. Beachem tied his career-high with 22 points and No. 23 Notre Dame remained undefeated in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 75-70 victory over Clemson on Saturday. Matt Farrell added 15 points for the Irish (14-2, 3-0) including a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left for the game's final margin. Bonzie Colson recorded his ACC-best 10th double-double of the...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

V.J. Beachem to return to Notre Dame for senior season

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish men’s basketball program received some great news on Monday, as forward V.J. Beachem announced he will return to the team for his senior season after withdrawing his name from the 2016 NBA Draft pool. Beachem made the announcement on social media. Thankful for the opportunity to experience the NBA Draft process and invites to workout for teams but now...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Beachem says he'll be back at Notre Dame for senior season

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Forward V.J. Beachem has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to Notre Dame for his senior season. Beachem made the announcement Sunday night on Twitter, writing that he was thankful for the opportunity to experience the NBA draft process and invitations to work out for teams, ''but now I'm ready to lead (at)ndmbb (hash)IMBACK.'' The 6-foot...
Via Associated Press
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

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