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Matt

Halvorsen

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Guard
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 174
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kingsport, Tenn.
High School: Christ School (N.C.)

Bio

2018-19 (Sophomore): Started 30 of 31 games...Averaged 11.6 points and 3.3 rebounds per game...Led the Catamounts with an 86.4 free throw shooting percentage...Also led the Catamounts in assists (88), assists per game (2.8), 3-point field goal attempts (218) and minutes (1,087)...Scored a career-high 26 points against Hiwassee (11/17)...Posted three games with 20-plus points...Led WCU in scoring in five games...Pulled down a career-high six rebounds in three games, including both games of the Cancun Challenge...Played a career-high 43 minutes at Furman (12/1)...Finished in double figures in scoring 18 games.
2017-18 (Freshman): Saw action in 32 games with 16 starts...Averaged 8.5 points and 1.1 rebounds per game...Scored a season-high 21 points at Samford...Grabbed a season-best three rebounds on four occasions...Led the Catamounts in scoring in six games...Logged a season-best 33 minutes against Appalachian State...Finished in double figures in scoring in 14 games...Appeared on the 2017-18 Southern Conference Honor Roll
Prior to Western Carolina: Played prep basketball at Christ School in Arden, N.C. ... As a senior, selected to the All-NCISAA 3A team ... Named Carolina Athletic Association Player of the Year ... Earned All-Carolina Athletic Association honors ... Connected on over 100 3-pointers for the second-straight year ... Set the career Christ School 3-point mark with 285 made triples ... Finished with 1,235 career points to rank fourth in the Christ School record books ... As a junior, averaged 16.1 points, three rebounds and three assists per game and was named All-Carolina Athletic Association, as well as earning an Ingles' Player of the Week honor ... His team finished with a 23-8 record and won both the regular season and tournament conference championships before advancing to the NCISAA 3A quarterfinals ... Made 111 3-pointers during the year to set a new Christ School single-season record ...As a sophomore, was named all-conference and helped lead the team to a regular and conference tournament championship while advancing to the semifinals of the NCISAA 3A championships ... Played his first season as a prep at Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tenn., where he earned first team all-conference underclassmen while helping the team win a conference and district championship.
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