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Matt
Humphrey
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: G

Biography

  • Transferred to West Virginia in June 2012 from Boston College
  • Played his first two years at Oregon
  • Is eligible to compete in 2012-13 for the Mountaineers
  • Brings a wealth of experience from the Pac-12 and ACC
  • Has familiarity with multiple offensive and defensive schemes which will help at both ends of the floor
  • Has good size and length
  • Gives the Mountaineers another 3-point threat

At Boston College (2010-12):

  • Started 29 games as a junior at Boston College
  • Was second on the team in scoring at 10.3 points per game
  • Led the Eagles in minutes played (30.3) per game and steals (34)
  • Was second on the team in 3-point field goals made (55) and was third on the team in assists (50)
  • Had a season-high 18 points against Sacred Heart
  • Posted double figures in 17 of 31 games
  • Had double figures in 10 Atlantic Coast Conference games
  • Closed out the season with double figures in eight of the final 11 games
  • Sat out the 2010-11 season due to NCAA transfer rules

At Oregon (2008-10):

  • Played in 19 games as a sophomore, making four starts
  • Missed 12 games because of a knee injury
  • Played an average of 16.2 minutes per game, averaging 5.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game
  • Was third on the team with 21 3-point field goals made
  • Scored a season-high 15 points- all in the second half and overtime- in an overtime win over UCLA
  • Played in 31 games as a freshman, making three starts and averaging 15.9 minutes per game
  • Earned the program's Jesse Nash Most Improved Player Award, averaging 4.4 points and 1.5 rebounds per game
  • Ranked third on the team with 29 3-point field goals made and shot 35.4 percent from long range
  • Scored 11 points in 16 minutes against North Carolina and had 17 points in a home win over Oregon State
  • Was a starter in his first collegiate game against Northern Colorado

In High School:

  • Earned Chicago Sun Times 2A All-State first-team honors as a senior at Hales Franciscan High
  • Garnered Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) 1A/2A All-State accolades
  • Averaged 15.0 points per game in 2007-08
  • Helped the Spartans to a 30-4 record and the Class A State Championship as a freshman, playing for coach Gary London
  • Played on the USA U18 national team that won the Silver medal at the 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Argentina
  • Played on the MeanStreets club team

Personal:

  • Son of Darryl and Karla Humphrey
  • Birthday is May 4
  • Graduated from Boston College with a bachelor of arts in human development
  • Pursuing a master's degree in sport management at West Virginia

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