Sixth all-time at Yale with 71 career blocked shots
Second in the Ivy League in blocked shots (35)... Averaged 7.5 points and 4.2 rebounds, both career bests... Named the first Ivy League Player of the Week after averaging 21 points in Yale's first two games... Posted his first career double-double (22 points, 10 rebounds) in the season opener against Sacred Heart. Was 11 for 16 from the field and added four blocks and three assists in 29 minutes... Scored 19 points on 9 of 10 shooting in the home win over Dartmouth.
Started a career-high 25 games at center... Tied for fourth in the Ivy League in blocks (0.85 per game)... Third on team in rebounding (3.8 rpg.)... Shot 56.4 percent from the field... Had four double figure scoring games and led team in rebounding four times... Shot 66.7 percent (10 of 15) and averaged 11.5 points in final two games, including scoring a career-high 13 points in win at Princeton... Also had seven rebounds against the Tigers... Scored 12 points on 5 of 7 shooting from the field in home victory over Penn... Grabbed eight rebounds against American... Had six points, six rebounds and two blocks against Holy Cross.
Started 12 games at center... Top performance came against Brown when he shot 4 for 4 from the field and made both his free throw attempts en route to scoring 10 points... Against both Hampton and Providence, scored nine points and pulled down seven rebounds... On Yale's spring trip to Spain, averaged 8.4 points.
Appeared in 12 games off the bench... At Penn played 16 minutes, scored four points and grabbed four rebounds... Also had four points against Saint Peter's and at home against Cornell.
Averaged 14.3 points at North Myrtle Beach High School, where he was an all-league and all-area selection, named a McDonald's All-America nominee and was selected as scholar athlete of the year... Attended the ABCD Camp in 2003, where he was coached by Dan D'Antoni, who is currently an assistant coach with the Phoenix Suns... Also played for Beach Ball Select in Myrtle Beach, S.C., with Raymond Felton, who is currently with the Charlotte Bobcats.
Matt has competed in several video game competitions, playing primarily Counter-Strike: Source. He placed first with team "The Final Stand", formerly known as Body Count at Web2Zone in New York City. He then joined Flowgaming and currently competes online in CAL.