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  George Matthews
George Matthews

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Westwind Prep

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 218

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS

High School/Prep
Spent a post-graduate year at Westwind Prep Academy, leading the team to a 19-9 record, averaging 18 points and eight rebounds per game in 2010-11 ... named to the 2010 MCC Holiday All-Tournament Team ... four-year varsity player and three-year starter at St. Mary's HS ... helped SMHS to the State Final Four all four years ... as a senior, averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds, leading his team to a 21-10 record and reaching the state semifinals ... as a junior, led St. Mary's to a 30-2 record and the 2009 Arizona State Championship title ... scored over 1,500 points in high school ... McDonalds All-American nominee ... named first-team all-state in 2010 by the East Valley Tribune ... also earned first-team all-conference honors that year ... in 2009, was selected MVP of the Arizona Preps Fall Showcase ... was an invited participant at the 2008 and 2009 Reebok U All American Camp ... played at the same high school that produced NBA standouts Channing Frye and Jerryd Bayless.

Personal
George Matthews is the son of Audie Matthews Jr. and Sharyn Cuffie ... born Nov. 10, 1991 ... father Audie played basketball for the University of Detroit from 1980-83, was a high school teammate of Billy Donovan, the current head coach at the Univ. of Florida, and won four New York state championships in high school ... George's major is undeclared.

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