Notre Dame basketball player’s brother comes home from Afghanistan, surprises him after game

Tuesday December 20th, 2016

Notre Dame guard Matt Farrell got the surprise of a lifetime on Monday.

The junior from Bridgewater, N.J. was shown a message from his brother, Bo, on the scoreboard after the Irish’s game against Colgate. Bo was serving in Afghanistan and was supposed to return in February, but showed up and surprised Matt months early.

It’ll give you chills.

The Irish improved to 10–2 with a 77–62 win, and Farrell pitched in 13 points.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.