2016-17 Men's Basketball
0 Rob Marberry Center
2 Josh Williams Guard
3 Michael Buckland Guard
4 Cam Miller Guard
5 Nathan Moran Guard
11 Asa Duvall Guard
12 Matt Rose Forward
20 John Matt Merritt Guard
21 Kenny Cooper Guard
22 Eli Pepper Forward
23 Aaron Korn Guard
24 Garrison Mathews Guard
25 Kenny Bunton Forward
32 Brett Wishon Forward
55 George Brammeier Center
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Garrison Mathews

#24 Garrison Mathews

POS. Guard
YEAR So.
HT. 6-5
WT. 210
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Franklin, Tenn. (Franklin HS)

2017-18 (Junior):

  • 2017-18 Lou Henson Award preseason watch list
  • Unanimous preseason All-ASUN Team
  • NBC Sports' College Basketball Talk honorable mention mid-major All-American
  • Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason All-ASUN Team
  • NBC Sports' College Basketball Talk Preseason All-ASUN Team

2016-17 (Sophomore):

  • 2017 NABC First-Team All-District
  • 2017 ASUN First-Team All-Conference – Unanimous
  • Named Lou Henson Mid-Major Player of the Week (2/13/17)
  • Became the fastest player to reach 1,000 points in the NCAA Division I era hitting the storied mark in 65 contests to become the 47th-player all-time to reach the feat.
  • Set the NCAA era single-game scoring record with 39 points at Jacksonville (1/19/17)
  • Also set the NCAA era record for FT made in a game (18) and tied the record for attempts (21)
  • ASUN Player of the Week (12/12/16)
  • Came up one FT shy of tying the NCAA era record of 160 set by Josh Slater in 2010-11
  • His 652 points rank second in the NCAA era trailing only Adnan Hodzic’s 682 in 2009-10
  • Ranked third in the ASUN in overall scoring with a 20.4 ppg mark and finished second in league-only games averaging 20.3 ppg.
  • Also ranked in the top-10 in rebounding in league games with 6.6 rpg

2015-16 (Freshman):

  • 2016 ASUN All-Freshman team selection
  • Two-time ASUN Freshman of the Week
  • Played in all 33 games making 12 starts
  • Finished fourth on the team in scoring (10.9 ppg)
  • Averaged a team best 15.2 ppg in league play, second among conference freshmen
  • Scored a season high 27 points in the ASUN semifinals against Stetson. 

High School:

  • Prepped at Franklin High School under coach Jamie Wilson
  • Two-time All-Region and All-District selection at FHS
  • Averaged 14 points and six rebounds per game
  • Rated a 3-star small forward by Future150
  • Joined the Rebels 1,000-point club as a senior.

Personal: 

  • Son of Rob and Jane Mathews
  • Has one older sister (Juliet) and one older brother (Braden)
  • Grandfather played football on Ole Miss’ 1962 National Championship team
  • Also recruited by USC Upstate, UMass-Lowell, Austin Peay, Lee and Lees McCrae.