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Matthew Barrow
Matthew Barrow

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Southern Lab HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L

2006-07 (Junior): Played in all 32 games, earning 23 starts ... Averaged 7.9 points and 2.8 rebounds per game ... Second on the team with 93 assists (2.9 apg) ... Tied for second on the team with 27 steals ... Led the team in free throw shooting at 73.7% (56-of-76) ... Shot 35.6% (74-of-208) from the field and 37.9% (50-of-132) from three-point range ... In SLC games, averaged 8.1 ppg and 2.7 rpg ... Tied for the team lead with 53 assists ... Shot 39.4% (37-of-94) from the field, 43.3% (26-of-60) from 3-point range and 70.7% (29-of-41) from the free throw line ... Scored a season-high 16 points vs. New Orleans (11/22/06) ... Scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting from the field, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range at Texas-San Antonio (1/6/07) ... Nearly recorded a double-double with 11 points and nine assists vs. Nicholls State (2/1/07), and his nine assists was a career high ... Scored 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range vs. Texas State (2/10/07), and dished out five assists and had a career-best four steals ... Scored in double-figures 12 times.

2005-06 (Sophomore): Named All-Southland Conference Honorable Mention ... Played in 26 games, earning 24 starts ... Missed the final five games with a knee injury ... Averaged 12.3 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... Second on the team with 99 assists (3.8 apg), which ranked sixth in the SLC ... Second on the team with 33 steals ... Led the team in free throw shooting at 83.3% (80-of-96), which ranked fourth in the SLC ... Shot 41.8% (102-of-244) from the field and 32.4% (35-of-108) from three-point range ... In SLC games only, averaged 13.3 ppg and 2.2 rpg ... Scored a season and career high 29 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field and 9-of-11 from the free throw line vs. Sam Houston State (2/15/06) ... Dished out a season-high eight assists vs. McNeese State (1/4/06) ... Scored 19 points vs. Montana State (11/20/05) ... Scored 16 points and dished out seven assists vs. Tulsa (12/17/05) ... Scored 17 points of 4-of-4 shooting from three-point range and 5-of-6 from the free throw line vs. Texas-Arlington (1/14/06) ... Scored 18 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field and 8-of-10 from the free throw line, and handed out seven assists at Nicholls State (1/26/06) ... Scored 18 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field at Texas-Arlington (2/18/06) ... Scored in double-figures 17 times.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Joel Hawkins at Southern Lab (La.) HS ... As a senior, averaged 22.4 points, 8.1 assists and 7.2 rebounds per game ... Earned first-team all-district, all-metro and all-state ... Named Class A State Player of the Year ... Helped Southern Lab post a 30-2 record and win the Class A state championship ... Named MVP of the state championship game ... As a junior, averaged 27 points, five assists and six rebounds per game ... Named first-team all-district, all-metro and all-state ... Helped Southern Lab post a 28-3 record and win the Class A state championship ... Also earned all-district honors as a freshman and sophomore.

PERSONAL: Matthew J. Barrow, Jr. was born September 16, 1986 in Baton Rouge, La. ... Parents are Penny and Matt Barrow, Sr. ... Major is General Studies ... Hobby is playing sports.

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