0 E.C. Matthews
0 E.C. Matthews
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
High School: Romulus
Position: G
gp 1
pts/g 0.0
fg % 0.0
3pt % -
ft % -
reb/g 2.0
a/g 0.0

2014-15 (Sophomore):

  • One of the most talented sophomore guards in America; one of 16 finalists for the Jerry West Award
  • Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference second team; also a preseason A-10 second teamer
  • Also named to the USBWA All-District I team, putting him among the top players in New England
  • Recognized as a Preseason All-Conference pick by virtually every national college basketball outlet
  • NBCSports.com’s College Basketball Talk ranked him #46 on its Top 100 Players list before the season
  • One of 36 players on the Bob Cousy Award watchlist, presented to the nation’s top point guard
  • Two-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (November 24, January 12).
  • Missed the first game of his Rhode Island career due to injury (foot) vs. St. Bonaventure
  • Posted his ninth 20+ point game of the season with 23 at Stanford in the NIT Second Round
  • Added 18 points and four rebounds in the NIT First Round win over Iona
  • Tallied a game-high 21 points - his ninth 20-point game of the season - vs. GW in the A-10 quarterfinals
  • Posted his eighth game with at least 20 points, tallying 21 points in the win at La Salle
  • Came off the bench to score a game-high 18 points, making three 3FG, in a win at George Mason
  • Poured in a game-high 26 points (7-14 FG; 3-7 3FG) at Richmond
  • Led Rhody with 22 points and pulled down seven boards at home vs. #17/17 VCU.
  • Had a game-high 24 points - 16 in the second half - to go along with seven rebounds vs. Fordham.
  • Scored 19 of his game-high 23 points and seven of his game-high eight boards in the second half vs. Detroit
  • Filled the box score with 14 points, four rebounds, two assists, and two blocked shots vs. Delaware St.
  • Poured in a season-high 27 points (9-15 FG; 3-8 3FG) in 38 minutes at Providence
  • Led Rhody with five assists (zero turnovers) to go with eight points at Southern Miss
  • Tallied 10 of his game-high 17 points in the second half versus Georgia Tech (Orlando Classic)
  • Had 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting (5-7 3FG) in 29 minutes versus Santa Clara (Orlando Classic)
  • Scored a game-high 20 points against #11/12 Kansas in the first game of the Orlando Classic
  • Named Atlantic 10 and CollegeSportsMadness.com National High-Major Player of the Week (Nov. 24).
  • Poured in 26 points - 22 in the second half and overtime - to go along with 10 rebounds in Rhody’s win over #21/21 Nebraska

2013-14 (Freshman):

  • Named 2014 Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Year; fifth URI player to earn the award
  • Seven-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week selection (Nov. 26, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, March 10)
  • Led the team with 21 points, while tallying seven rebounds and four assists vs. Fordham
  • Added a game-high 19 points to go along with six rebounds and two blocks vs. Richmond
  • His around-the-back, no-look pass to Hassan Martin in the Richmond game was the #8 highlight on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10 on Saturday, March 1
  • Scored 24 points (8-16 FG; 6-7 FT), grabbed four boards, and dished out three assists at St. Bonaventure
  • Poured in a career-high 32 points against Duquesne - the most by a Rhody freshman since 1999-2000.
  • Since January, 2014, has registered seven games with 20 or more points.
  • Had 17 points, a career-best five assists, four rebounds, two steals and a block vs. Saint Joseph’s
  • Had 16 of his 22 points in the second half at Dayton and led all scorers with 24 points vs. Massachusetts
  • Compiled a full stat line at Fordham: 20 points, five rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block.
  • Registered his first collegiate double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Dayton.  
  • Scored 16 of his 20 points vs. the Flyers in the second half.  Also notched four steals.
  • Scored a career-high 21 points in back-to-back games - at Brown and at LSU
  • Added season-highs of nine rebounds and four assists at LSU
  • Had 13 of his game-high 17 points in the second half against Southern Miss
  • Scored a career-best 18 points at home versus North Carolina A&T.  Also had six rebounds and four assists in that game
  • Earned his first collegiate start on Nov. 26 vs. McNeese State

At Romulus H.S.:

  • Consistently ranked among top 100 prospects in the nation by all major recruiting services
  • Named to the Associated Press Michigan Class A All-State team after helping to lead Romulus to its first State Championship since 1986
  • Also named to USA Today's All-State Dream Team after averaging 17.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 2.5 assists as a senior
  • Registered 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles in the title game victory over Detroit Southeastern after pouring in 37 points in semifinals
  • One of three Division I signees from Romulus, which finished the 2012-13 season with a 22-3 mark and the No. 7 ranking on the MaxPreps Top 25 under head coach Nate Oats

Personal:

  • Elbert Clark Matthews was born on Oct. 3, 1995
  • Son of Regina Townsend
  • Has a brother Michael
  • Hopes to become a broadcaster when his playing career is over
  • Lists his favorite team as the Oklahoma City Thunder and LeBron James as his favorite NBA player
  • Communications major
Recent Games
Feb 20 Duquesne W, 77-74
Feb 23 at Davidson L, 65-54
Feb 27 at Dayton W, 75-66
Mar 3 Massachusetts W, 68-50
Mar 5 at Fordham L, 64-61
Mar 10 vs. Massachusetts L, 67-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 1 -
Games started 1 -
Minutes 10 -
Minutes per game 10.0 -
FG 0-2 0-0
FG Pct 0.0 -
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 0-0 0-0
FT Pct - -
Off rebounds 1 -
Def rebounds 1 -
Total rebounds 2 -
Rebounds per game 2.0 -
Personal fouls 1 -
Disqualifications - -
Assists 0 -
Turnovers 1 -
Assist to turnover ratio 0.0 -
Steals 0 -
Blocks 0 -
Points 0 0
Points per game 0.0 -
Points per 40 min 0.0 -
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 American W, 65-42 1 10 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 17 Valparaiso L, 58-55 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 Cleveland State W, 73-45 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. TCU W, 66-60 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 vs. Maryland L, 86-63 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Rider W, 82-57 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 Holy Cross W, 74-56 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 Providence L, 74-72 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Houston W, 67-57 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 13 at Nebraska L, 70-67 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 Iona W, 79-74 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 22 at Old Dominion L, 71-65 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Brown W, 88-85 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 Saint Louis W, 85-57 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Richmond W, 77-65 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 at Saint Joseph's L, 72-67 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at St. Bonaventure L, 69-64 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 La Salle W, 73-62 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at George Washington L, 62-58 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Fordham W, 79-63 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Saint Joseph's L, 64-55 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Massachusetts L, 61-56 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at La Salle W, 79-62 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 George Mason W, 81-63 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Dayton L, 68-66 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at VCU L, 83-67 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Duquesne W, 77-74 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Davidson L, 65-54 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Dayton W, 75-66 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Massachusetts W, 68-50 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Fordham L, 64-61 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Massachusetts L, 67-62 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 American W, 65-42 1 10 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 17 Valparaiso L, 58-55 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 Cleveland State W, 73-45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. TCU W, 66-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 vs. Maryland L, 86-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Rider W, 82-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 Holy Cross W, 74-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 Providence L, 74-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Houston W, 67-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 13 at Nebraska L, 70-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 Iona W, 79-74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 22 at Old Dominion L, 71-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Brown W, 88-85 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 Saint Louis W, 85-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Richmond W, 77-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 at Saint Joseph's L, 72-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at St. Bonaventure L, 69-64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 La Salle W, 73-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at George Washington L, 62-58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Fordham W, 79-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Saint Joseph's L, 64-55 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Massachusetts L, 61-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at La Salle W, 79-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 George Mason W, 81-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Dayton L, 68-66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at VCU L, 83-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Duquesne W, 77-74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Davidson L, 65-54 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Dayton W, 75-66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Massachusetts W, 68-50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Fordham L, 64-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Massachusetts L, 67-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 32 25 32.5 4.7-11.1 42.1 1.5-4.2 34.8 3.4-4.7 73.8 14.3
2014-15 32 31 32.9 5.4-13.1 41.0 2.1-6.5 32.5 4.1-5.5 73.4 16.9
2015-16 1 1 10.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
2016-17 35 35 29.3 4.9-11.5 42.7 1.8-5.4 33.7 3.2-4.4 72.7 14.9
2017-18 28 26 28.8 4.9-11.5 42.9 1.5-4.8 32.1 2.2-3.0 72.6 13.6
Total 128 118 30.7 4.9-11.7 42.0 1.7-5.2 33.2 3.2-4.4 73.2 14.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 32 25 1041 150-356 42.1 47-135 34.8 110-149 73.8 457
2014-15 32 31 1052 172-420 41.0 68-209 32.5 130-177 73.4 542
2015-16 1 1 10 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2016-17 35 35 1024 172-403 42.7 64-190 33.7 112-154 72.7 520
2017-18 28 26 805 138-322 42.9 43-134 32.1 61-84 72.6 380
Total 128 118 3932 632-1503 42.0 222-668 33.2 413-564 73.2 1899
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 32 25 32.5 5.8-13.7 42.1 1.8-5.2 34.8 4.2-5.7 73.8 17.6
2014-15 32 31 32.9 6.5-16.0 41.0 2.6-7.9 32.5 4.9-6.7 73.4 20.6
2015-16 1 1 10.0 0.0-8.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
2016-17 35 35 29.3 6.7-15.7 42.7 2.5-7.4 33.7 4.4-6.0 72.7 20.3
2017-18 28 26 28.8 6.9-16.0 42.9 2.1-6.7 32.1 3.0-4.2 72.6 18.9
Total 128 118 30.7 6.4-15.3 42.0 2.3-6.8 33.2 4.2-5.7 73.2 19.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 32 25 32.5 0.9 3.4 4.3 2.4 0.0 2.3 2.4 1.0 0.9 0.7
2014-15 32 31 32.9 1.1 3.5 4.6 2.1 0.0 2.0 3.6 0.5 0.8 0.5
2015-16 1 1 10.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016-17 35 35 29.3 0.7 3.7 4.3 1.7 0.0 1.4 1.9 0.8 0.5 0.3
2017-18 28 26 28.8 0.8 3.3 4.1 1.6 0.0 0.9 1.6 0.6 0.8 0.5
Total 128 118 30.7 0.9 3.5 4.3 1.9 0.0 1.7 2.4 0.7 0.7 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 32 25 1041 28 110 138 77 1 75 76 1.0 30 22
2014-15 32 31 1052 34 112 146 68 1 63 115 0.5 24 17
2015-16 1 1 10 1 1 2 1 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
2016-17 35 35 1024 23 128 151 59 0 50 66 0.8 18 12
2017-18 28 26 805 23 93 116 44 0 25 45 0.6 22 14
Total 128 118 3932 109 444 553 249 2 213 303 0.7 94 65
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 32 25 32.5 1.1 4.2 5.3 3.0 0.0 2.9 2.9 1.0 1.2 0.8
2014-15 32 31 32.9 1.3 4.3 5.6 2.6 0.0 2.4 4.4 0.5 0.9 0.6
2015-16 1 1 10.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016-17 35 35 29.3 0.9 5.0 5.9 2.3 0.0 2.0 2.6 0.8 0.7 0.5
2017-18 28 26 28.8 1.1 4.6 5.8 2.2 0.0 1.2 2.2 0.6 1.1 0.7
Total 128 118 30.7 1.1 4.5 5.6 2.5 0.0 2.2 3.1 0.7 1.0 0.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 1 1 10.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 1 1 10.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Away - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Wins 1 1 10.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
November 1 1 10.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 1 1 10 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Conference - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 1 1 10 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Away - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Wins 1 1 10 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Losses - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
November 1 1 10 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 1 1 10.0 0.0-8.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 1 1 10.0 0.0-8.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Away - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Wins 1 1 10.0 0.0-8.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
November 1 1 10.0 0.0-8.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 1 1 10.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 1 10.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 1 10.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
November 1 1 10.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 1 1 10 1 1 2 1 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 1 10 1 1 2 1 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 1 10 1 1 2 1 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
November 1 1 10 1 1 2 1 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 1 1 10.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 1 10.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 1 10.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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November 1 1 10.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0