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Matt Freeman
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Matt Freeman 2721944
Position: Forward
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 224
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand
High School: Westlake Boys HS
SEASON
GP-GS
FG-A
FG%
3FG-A
3FG%
FT-A
FT%
REB
RPG
AST
TO
BLK
STL
PTS
PPG
2016-17
26-2
25-68
.368
14-44
.318
7-8
.875
39
1.5
6
15
4
6
71
2.7
TOTALS
26-2
25-68
.368
14-44
.318
7-8
.875
39
1.5
6
15
4
6
71
2.7

2016-17 (R-FRESHMAN)
After redshirting in the spring of 2016, saw action in 26 games (two starts) and averaged 2.7 points and 1.5 rebounds in 8.9 minutes…Averaged 1.5 points and 1.2 boards in 6.9 minutes during Big 12 play…Made his first collegiate start on Nov. 29 against Northern Colorado...In his OU debut (Nov. 13 vs. Northwestern State), shot 6-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 from 3-point range to score 15 points...His 15 points were the most by a Sooner freshman in a season opener since Steven Pledger (21 in 2009) and the most points off the bench by an OU player since Rashard Odomes scored 15 on Nov. 20, 2015.

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and earned three stars from both Scout.com and 247Sports…Attended Westlake Boys High School where he averaged 31.0 points and 13.0 rebounds in his senior season…Scored a combined 135 points in the final three games of his high school career…At the 2015 Adidas Global Nations in California, he averaged 17.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists for the Asian Pacific Team…Member of the New Zealand squad which won the 2015 FIBA Under-18 3x3 World Championship finals in Hungary, defeating Argentina in the finals.

MISCELLANEOUS
Born in Auckland, New Zealand…Son of John and Louise Freeman…Has one brother (George)…Due to the New Zealand school year ending in November, Freeman enrolled at OU in January 2016, redshirting in the second semester…Majoring in business. 

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