#24 Garrison Mathews
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||Franklin, Tenn. (Franklin HS)|
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.