With all five starters from last year’s 22-12 team returning, Notre Dame is a prime candidate to challenge for the Big East crown. Of course, knowing what the starting lineup is going to look like is far from the same thing as knowing how those players are going to perform in 2012-13.
One of the most intriguing uncertainties surrounds veteran Scott Martin, who was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA. Can Martin, a liability as a scorer throughout his college career, step up as a point producer in his final season in South Bend?
Read on for more on Martin and the rest of the question marks surrounding the likely Notre Dame starting five for next season.