Matt

Freeman

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Forward
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 229
Year: Junior
Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand
High School: Westlake Boys HS

Bio

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
2017-18
26-0
23-62
.371
14-43
.326
6-8
.750
34
1.3
11
8
2
4
66
2.5
2018-19
32-0
36-96
.375
25-69
.362
5-7
.714
47
1.5
11
16
10
9
102
3.2
TOTALS
84-3
84-226
.372
53-156
.340
18-23
.783
120
1.4
28
39
16
19
239
2.8

2018-19 (JUNIOR)

Intends to depart the program as a graduate transfer...Will graduate from OU with an accounting degree in May and will be eligible to play immediately at his next school...Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team for the third straight season...Saw action in 32 games, averaging 3.2 points and 1.5 rebounds in 11.1 minutes...Shooting 25-of-69 (.362) from 3-point range...Boasted seven games of multiple 3-pointers...Sunk multiple 3-pointers in three straight games (Dec. 4-15) for the first time in his career...Scored 11 points in back-to-back games against Notre Dame (Dec. 4) and Wichita State (Dec. 8)...Sunk three 3-pointers against both the Irish and Shockers - making multiple long balls in consecutive games for the second time in his career...Came off the bench to knock down three 3-pointers on four attempts and score a season-high 11 points against Wofford (Nov. 18)...Three games of at least three 3-pointers...Three games of double-digit scoring.

2017-18 (SOPHOMORE)
In 26 games, averaged 2.5 points and 1.3 rebounds in 9.4 minutes...Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team…Sunk three 3-pointers to score nine points against UTSA on Dec. 4...Scored eight points on Nov. 24 vs. Portland...Opened the season by shooting 5-of-6 (3-for-3 from 3-point range) to score 13 points against Omaha (Nov. 12)...Sunk multiple 3-pointers in four games...Three games of double-digit scoring.

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.

2015-16
Redshirted after joining the team in the second semester.

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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