50 Matt Highsmith
50 Matt Highsmith
Height: 6-7
Weight: 205
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ballwin, Mo.
High School: Parkway South
Position: F
gp 26
pts/g 11.2
fg % 56.3
3pt % 33.3
ft % 73.6
reb/g 4.3
a/g 1.3

2016-17: Appeared in 26 out of 27 games as a junior ... Averaged 11.2 points and 4.3 rebounds per game ... Scored a career-high 20 points in the first round of the NCAA tournamnet vs. Ripon (3/3) ... Scored in double figures in 16 games ... Third on the team in offensive rebounds (38)  ... 33rd Annual Lopata Classic All-Tournament Team.

2015-16: Started 13 of 24 games played at power forward ... Averaged 8.1 points and 3.0 rebounds per game ... Scored season-high 16 points vs. Webster (12/9) ... Scored in double figures 10 times ... Pulled down career-high eight rebounds in three contests ... Ninth in UAA in field-goal percentage (50.3).

2014-15: Saw action in all 26 games as backup power forward ... Averaged 5.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game and led the team with a 61.1 field goal percentage ... Scored in double figures four times, including career-high 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting at Rochester (2/15) ... Added 14 points at No. 18 Wheaton (11/22). 

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity letterwinner at Parkway South High School … Team captain … Averaged 15.7 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game as a senior … Set school record for field goal percentage (57.7) … Two-time all-conference and all-district … Junior year varsity Team MVP … Member of conference championship team as a sophomore … Academic All-State … AP Excellence Award.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences … Son of Paul and Lisa Highsmith.

Recent Games
Feb 12 #4 Rochester (N.Y.) L, 74-61
Feb 17 at New York W, 91-66
Feb 19 at Brandeis W, 95-91
Feb 25 Chicago L, 81-74
Mar 3 vs. Ripon W, 87-72
Mar 4 at #18 Hope L, 94-80
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 13
Games started - -
Minutes 535 263
Minutes per game 20.6 20.2
FG 116-206 57-110
FG Pct 56.3 51.8
3PT 5-15 4-14
3PT Pct 33.3 28.6
FT 53-72 37-49
FT Pct 73.6 75.5
Off rebounds 38 17
Def rebounds 74 42
Total rebounds 112 59
Rebounds per game 4.3 4.5
Personal fouls 57 29
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 33 21
Turnovers 30 13
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.6
Steals 9 5
Blocks 1 0
Points 290 155
Points per game 11.2 11.9
Points per 40 min 21.7 23.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 30 at Illinois L, 82-75 1 15 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 15 at Webster W, 60-59 - 20 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Nov 19 at DePauw W, 84-77 - 24 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 12
Nov 23 Hanover W, 81-61 - 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Nov 27 at #18 Augustana (Ill.) W, 68-61 - 16 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Dec 2 UC Santa Cruz W, 84-69 - 25 7-8 87.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 16
Dec 3 #21 UW-Eau Claire L, 64-50 - 27 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 6 Fontbonne W, 103-64 - 14 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 10 at Central (Iowa) L, 84-80 - 20 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Dec 17 #21 Illinois Wesleyan L, 73-72 - 23 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Dec 29 vs. Ohio Wesleyan W, 82-66 - 24 8-11 72.7 1-1 100.0 0-2 0.0 17
Dec 30 at Wooster W, 94-91 - 24 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 7 at Chicago W, 70-68 - 21 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 13 at Emory W, 71-63 - 24 6-12 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 13
Jan 15 at #3 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 81-76 - 22 4-9 44.4 1-3 33.3 1-3 33.3 10
Jan 20 New York W, 89-72 - 28 5-12 41.7 1-2 50.0 3-5 60.0 14
Jan 22 Brandeis W, 88-61 - 25 4-11 36.4 1-2 50.0 6-6 100.0 15
Jan 27 at Carnegie Mellon W, 70-47 - 13 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Jan 29 at Case W, 88-77 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Carnegie Mellon W, 93-80 - 21 4-6 66.7 0-1 0.0 10-11 90.9 18
Feb 5 Case W, 102-97 - 16 5-9 55.6 0-1 0.0 1-3 33.3 11
Feb 10 Emory W, 94-65 - 14 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 7-7 100.0 13
Feb 12 #4 Rochester (N.Y.) L, 74-61 - 20 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 9
Feb 17 at New York W, 91-66 - 20 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Feb 19 at Brandeis W, 95-91 - 24 9-16 56.3 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 19
Feb 25 Chicago L, 81-74 - 15 4-7 57.1 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 9
Mar 3 vs. Ripon W, 87-72 - 16 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 6-6 100.0 20
Mar 4 at #18 Hope L, 94-80 - 23 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 30 at Illinois L, 82-75 1 15 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 15 at Webster W, 60-59 - 20 5 3 8 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 -
Nov 19 at DePauw W, 84-77 - 24 4 5 9 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Nov 23 Hanover W, 81-61 - 16 2 3 5 1 3 0.3 0 0 0 -
Nov 27 at #18 Augustana (Ill.) W, 68-61 - 16 2 3 5 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 2 UC Santa Cruz W, 84-69 - 25 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Dec 3 #21 UW-Eau Claire L, 64-50 - 27 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 6 Fontbonne W, 103-64 - 14 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 10 at Central (Iowa) L, 84-80 - 20 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 4 -
Dec 17 #21 Illinois Wesleyan L, 73-72 - 23 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 -
Dec 29 vs. Ohio Wesleyan W, 82-66 - 24 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 0
Dec 30 at Wooster W, 94-91 - 24 1 2 3 2 3 0.7 1 0 3 0
Jan 7 at Chicago W, 70-68 - 21 0 5 5 4 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 13 at Emory W, 71-63 - 24 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Jan 15 at #3 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 81-76 - 22 2 6 8 2 2 1.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 20 New York W, 89-72 - 28 1 6 7 2 0 - 1 0 2 -
Jan 22 Brandeis W, 88-61 - 25 2 0 2 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 27 at Carnegie Mellon W, 70-47 - 13 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 29 at Case W, 88-77 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Carnegie Mellon W, 93-80 - 21 1 5 6 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Feb 5 Case W, 102-97 - 16 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 10 Emory W, 94-65 - 14 2 4 6 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Feb 12 #4 Rochester (N.Y.) L, 74-61 - 20 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 -
Feb 17 at New York W, 91-66 - 20 1 3 4 2 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 19 at Brandeis W, 95-91 - 24 3 2 5 2 0 - 1 0 2 -
Feb 25 Chicago L, 81-74 - 15 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 3 vs. Ripon W, 87-72 - 16 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 -
Mar 4 at #18 Hope L, 94-80 - 23 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 26 - 15.6 2.2-3.7 61.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.0 63.5 5.7
2015-16 24 13 21.5 3.3-6.7 50.0 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.4-2.0 72.3 8.1
2016-17 26 - 20.6 4.5-7.9 56.3 0.2-0.6 33.3 2.0-2.8 73.6 11.2
2017-18 25 25 23.9 3.6-8.4 43.1 1.5-3.6 41.8 1.3-2.2 60.0 10.1
Total 101 38 20.3 3.4-6.7 51.3 0.4-1.1 40.2 1.5-2.2 67.7 8.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 26 - 406 58-95 61.1 0-0 - 33-52 63.5 149
2015-16 24 13 515 80-160 50.0 0-1 0.0 34-47 72.3 194
2016-17 26 - 535 116-206 56.3 5-15 33.3 53-72 73.6 290
2017-18 25 25 597 91-211 43.1 38-91 41.8 33-55 60.0 253
Total 101 38 2053 345-672 51.3 43-107 40.2 153-226 67.7 886
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 26 - 15.6 5.7-9.4 61.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.3-5.1 63.5 14.7
2015-16 24 13 21.5 6.2-12.4 50.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.6-3.7 72.3 15.1
2016-17 26 - 20.6 8.7-15.4 56.3 0.4-1.1 33.3 4.0-5.4 73.6 21.7
2017-18 25 25 23.9 6.1-14.1 43.1 2.5-6.1 41.8 2.2-3.7 60.0 17.0
Total 101 38 20.3 6.7-13.1 51.3 0.8-2.1 40.2 3.0-4.4 67.7 17.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 26 - 15.6 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.8 0.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.2
2015-16 24 13 21.5 1.8 2.3 4.0 2.3 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.5
2016-17 26 - 20.6 1.5 2.8 4.3 2.2 0.0 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.3 0.0
2017-18 25 25 23.9 1.7 1.8 3.5 2.0 0.0 1.8 1.5 1.2 0.6 0.2
Total 101 38 20.3 1.4 2.1 3.5 2.1 0.0 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.6 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 26 - 406 17 40 57 48 0 28 27 1.0 16 6
2015-16 24 13 515 43 54 97 55 1 24 25 1.0 16 12
2016-17 26 - 535 38 74 112 57 0 33 30 1.1 9 1
2017-18 25 25 597 42 46 88 51 1 45 38 1.2 16 6
Total 101 38 2053 140 214 354 211 2 130 120 1.1 57 25
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 26 - 15.6 1.7 3.9 5.6 4.7 0.0 2.8 2.7 1.0 1.6 0.6
2015-16 24 13 21.5 3.3 4.2 7.5 4.3 0.1 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.2 0.9
2016-17 26 - 20.6 2.8 5.5 8.4 4.3 0.0 2.5 2.2 1.1 0.7 0.1
2017-18 25 25 23.9 2.8 3.1 5.9 3.4 0.1 3.0 2.5 1.2 1.1 0.4
Total 101 38 20.3 2.7 4.2 6.9 4.1 0.0 2.5 2.3 1.1 1.1 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 - 20.6 4.5-7.9 56.3 0.2-0.6 33.3 2.0-2.8 73.6 11.2
Conference 13 - 20.2 4.4-8.5 51.8 0.3-1.1 28.6 2.8-3.8 75.5 11.9
Exhibition 1 1 15.0 0.0-4.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Home 12 - 20.3 3.9-6.8 57.3 0.2-0.8 33.3 2.9-3.6 81.4 11.0
Away 12 - 20.9 4.5-8.6 52.4 0.1-0.4 20.0 1.0-1.8 57.1 10.1
Neutral 2 - 20.0 7.5-10.5 71.4 0.5-0.5 100.0 3.0-4.0 75.0 18.5
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Wins 20 - 20.4 4.8-8.2 58.2 0.2-0.6 33.3 2.4-3.1 74.6 12.2
Losses 6 - 21.3 3.3-6.8 48.8 0.2-0.5 33.3 1.0-1.5 66.7 7.8
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November 4 - 19.0 4.2-7.0 60.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.0 62.5 9.8
December 7 - 22.4 4.9-7.3 66.7 0.1-0.1 100.0 0.6-1.0 57.1 10.4
January 6 - 22.2 4.2-9.2 45.5 0.5-1.5 33.3 2.2-3.2 68.4 11.0
February 7 - 18.6 4.6-7.9 58.2 0.1-0.7 20.0 3.4-4.3 80.0 12.7
March 2 - 19.5 4.0-8.5 47.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-4.0 87.5 11.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 - 535 116-206 56.3 5-15 33.3 53-72 73.6 290
Conference 13 - 263 57-110 51.8 4-14 28.6 37-49 75.5 155
Exhibition 1 1 15 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 - 244 47-82 57.3 3-9 33.3 35-43 81.4 132
Away 12 - 251 54-103 52.4 1-5 20.0 12-21 57.1 121
Neutral 2 - 40 15-21 71.4 1-1 100.0 6-8 75.0 37
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Wins 20 - 407 96-165 58.2 4-12 33.3 47-63 74.6 243
Losses 6 - 128 20-41 48.8 1-3 33.3 6-9 66.7 47
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November 4 - 76 17-28 60.7 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 39
December 7 - 157 34-51 66.7 1-1 100.0 4-7 57.1 73
January 6 - 133 25-55 45.5 3-9 33.3 13-19 68.4 66
February 7 - 130 32-55 58.2 1-5 20.0 24-30 80.0 89
March 2 - 39 8-17 47.1 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 23
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 - 20.6 8.7-15.4 56.3 0.4-1.1 33.3 4.0-5.4 73.6 21.7
Conference 13 - 20.2 8.7-16.7 51.8 0.6-2.1 28.6 5.6-7.5 75.5 23.6
Exhibition 1 1 15.0 0.0-10.7 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Home 12 - 20.3 7.7-13.4 57.3 0.5-1.5 33.3 5.7-7.0 81.4 21.6
Away 12 - 20.9 8.6-16.4 52.4 0.2-0.8 20.0 1.9-3.3 57.1 19.3
Neutral 2 - 20.0 15.0-21.0 71.4 1.0-1.0 100.0 6.0-8.0 75.0 37.0
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Wins 20 - 20.4 9.4-16.2 58.2 0.4-1.2 33.3 4.6-6.2 74.6 23.9
Losses 6 - 21.3 6.2-12.8 48.8 0.3-0.9 33.3 1.9-2.8 66.7 14.7
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November 4 - 19.0 8.9-14.7 60.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-4.2 62.5 20.5
December 7 - 22.4 8.7-13.0 66.7 0.3-0.3 100.0 1.0-1.8 57.1 18.6
January 6 - 22.2 7.5-16.5 45.5 0.9-2.7 33.3 3.9-5.7 68.4 19.8
February 7 - 18.6 9.8-16.9 58.2 0.3-1.5 20.0 7.4-9.2 80.0 27.4
March 2 - 19.5 8.2-17.4 47.1 0.0-0.0 - 7.2-8.2 87.5 23.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 - 20.6 1.5 2.8 4.3 2.2 0.0 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.3 0.0
Conference 13 - 20.2 1.3 3.2 4.5 2.2 0.0 1.6 1.0 1.6 0.4 0.0
Exhibition 1 1 15.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 3.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 - 20.3 1.2 3.1 4.3 2.0 - 1.1 1.5 0.7 0.3 0.0
Away 12 - 20.9 1.7 2.8 4.4 2.4 0.0 1.6 0.8 1.9 0.3 0.1
Neutral 2 - 20.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 2.0 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.0
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Wins 20 - 20.4 1.8 3.0 4.8 1.9 0.0 1.4 1.1 1.3 0.3 0.1
Losses 6 - 21.3 0.5 2.3 2.8 3.0 - 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.3 0.0
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November 4 - 19.0 3.3 3.5 6.8 1.5 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.3
December 7 - 22.4 0.9 2.0 2.9 2.3 0.0 1.1 1.6 0.7 0.4 0.0
January 6 - 22.2 1.2 3.2 4.3 2.0 0.0 1.8 0.8 2.2 0.5 0.0
February 7 - 18.6 1.4 3.3 4.7 2.4 - 1.4 1.1 1.3 0.3 0.0
March 2 - 19.5 1.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 - 535 38 74 112 57 0 33 30 1.1 9 1
Conference 13 - 263 17 42 59 29 0 21 13 1.6 5 0
Exhibition 1 1 15 0 4 4 3 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
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Home 12 - 244 14 37 51 24 - 13 18 0.7 4 0
Away 12 - 251 20 33 53 29 0 19 10 1.9 3 1
Neutral 2 - 40 4 4 8 4 0 1 2 0.5 2 0
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Wins 20 - 407 35 60 95 39 0 28 22 1.3 7 1
Losses 6 - 128 3 14 17 18 - 5 8 0.6 2 0
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November 4 - 76 13 14 27 6 0 4 4 1.0 0 1
December 7 - 157 6 14 20 16 0 8 11 0.7 3 0
January 6 - 133 7 19 26 12 0 11 5 2.2 3 0
February 7 - 130 10 23 33 17 - 10 8 1.3 2 0
March 2 - 39 2 4 6 6 - 0 2 0.0 1 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 26 - 20.6 2.8 5.5 8.4 4.3 0.0 2.5 2.2 1.1 0.7 0.1
Conference 13 - 20.2 2.6 6.4 9.0 4.4 0.0 3.2 2.0 1.6 0.8 0.0
Exhibition 1 1 15.0 0.0 10.7 10.7 8.0 0.0 0.0 2.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 - 20.3 2.3 6.1 8.4 3.9 0.0 2.1 3.0 0.7 0.7 0.0
Away 12 - 20.9 3.2 5.3 8.4 4.6 0.0 3.0 1.6 1.9 0.5 0.2
Neutral 2 - 20.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 2.0 0.0
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Wins 20 - 20.4 3.4 5.9 9.3 3.8 0.0 2.8 2.2 1.3 0.7 0.1
Losses 6 - 21.3 0.9 4.4 5.3 5.6 0.0 1.6 2.5 0.6 0.6 0.0
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November 4 - 19.0 6.8 7.4 14.2 3.2 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.0 0.0 0.5
December 7 - 22.4 1.5 3.6 5.1 4.1 0.0 2.0 2.8 0.7 0.8 0.0
January 6 - 22.2 2.1 5.7 7.8 3.6 0.0 3.3 1.5 2.2 0.9 0.0
February 7 - 18.6 3.1 7.1 10.2 5.2 0.0 3.1 2.5 1.3 0.6 0.0
March 2 - 19.5 2.1 4.1 6.2 6.2 0.0 0.0 2.1 0.0 1.0 0.0