50 Matt Highsmith
50 Matt Highsmith
Height: 6-7
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ballwin, Mo.
High School: Parkway South
Position: F
gp 14
pts/g 10.4
fg % 40.3
3pt % 44.0
ft % 58.8
reb/g 3.5
a/g 1.9

2017-18: Team captain.

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 tournament 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: Majoring in psychology and brain sciences… Son of Paul and Lisa Highsmith.

Recent Games
Dec 17 at Illinois Wesleyan W, 95-69
Dec 29 #3 Augustana (Ill.) L, 72-57
Dec 31 Westminster (Mo.) W, 79-71
Jan 6 Chicago W, 79-78
Jan 12 Brandeis W, 84-56
Jan 14 New York W, 113-75
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 14 3
Games started 14 3
Minutes 336 63
Minutes per game 24.0 21.0
FG 52-129 8-23
FG Pct 40.3 34.8
3PT 22-50 3-9
3PT Pct 44.0 33.3
FT 20-34 5-8
FT Pct 58.8 62.5
Off rebounds 25 4
Def rebounds 24 9
Total rebounds 49 13
Rebounds per game 3.5 4.3
Personal fouls 26 4
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 27 5
Turnovers 21 4
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.3
Steals 6 1
Blocks 2 0
Points 146 24
Points per game 10.4 8.0
Points per 40 min 17.4 15.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 17 Wabash W, 82-70 1 21 2-12 16.7 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Nov 18 #6 Tufts W, 98-94 1 33 5-15 33.3 3-10 30.0 7-10 70.0 20
Nov 21 at Principia W, 71-57 1 25 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Nov 25 vs. Ohio Northern W, 77-73 1 32 5-12 41.7 3-3 100.0 1-2 50.0 14
Nov 26 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 94-76 1 24 2-7 28.6 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 3 at Alma W, 96-86 1 18 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 9 Central (Iowa) W, 87-83 1 19 4-8 50.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 9
Dec 12 at Fontbonne W, 98-68 1 23 5-9 55.6 1-2 50.0 2-4 50.0 13
Dec 17 at Illinois Wesleyan W, 95-69 1 24 7-12 58.3 4-6 66.7 1-2 50.0 19
Dec 29 #3 Augustana (Ill.) L, 72-57 1 15 2-4 50.0 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 6
Dec 31 Westminster (Mo.) W, 79-71 1 39 9-14 64.3 4-7 57.1 0-2 0.0 22
Jan 6 Chicago W, 79-78 1 21 1-8 12.5 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 12 Brandeis W, 84-56 1 20 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 4-6 66.7 11
Jan 14 New York W, 113-75 1 22 4-9 44.4 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 10
Jan 19 at Case   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Carnegie Mellon   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at #25 Rochester (N.Y.)   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 28 at #17 Emory   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 #25 Rochester (N.Y.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 4 #17 Emory   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Brandeis   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at New York   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Case   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Carnegie Mellon   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Chicago   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 17 Wabash W, 82-70 1 21 3 0 3 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 18 #6 Tufts W, 98-94 1 33 3 5 8 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 21 at Principia W, 71-57 1 25 3 0 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 25 vs. Ohio Northern W, 77-73 1 32 1 2 3 2 3 0.7 1 1 4 -
Nov 26 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 94-76 1 24 2 0 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 3 at Alma W, 96-86 1 18 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 9 Central (Iowa) W, 87-83 1 19 2 1 3 4 3 1.3 1 0 2 -
Dec 12 at Fontbonne W, 98-68 1 23 1 0 1 4 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 17 at Illinois Wesleyan W, 95-69 1 24 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 29 #3 Augustana (Ill.) L, 72-57 1 15 2 0 2 0 4 0.0 0 0 4 -
Dec 31 Westminster (Mo.) W, 79-71 1 39 2 3 5 2 2 1.0 1 1 2 -
Jan 6 Chicago W, 79-78 1 21 2 3 5 3 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 12 Brandeis W, 84-56 1 20 1 2 3 0 4 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 14 New York W, 113-75 1 22 1 4 5 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 19 at Case   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Carnegie Mellon   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at #25 Rochester (N.Y.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 28 at #17 Emory   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 #25 Rochester (N.Y.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 4 #17 Emory   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Brandeis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at New York   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Case   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Carnegie Mellon   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Chicago   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 14 14 24.0 3.7-9.2 40.3 1.6-3.6 44.0 1.4-2.4 58.8 10.4
Total 90 27 19.9 3.4-6.6 51.9 0.3-0.7 40.9 1.6-2.3 68.3 8.7
  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 14 14 336 52-129 40.3 22-50 44.0 20-34 58.8 146
Total 90 27 1792 306-590 51.9 27-66 40.9 140-205 68.3 779
  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 14 14 24.0 6.2-15.4 40.3 2.6-6.0 44.0 2.4-4.0 58.8 17.4
Total 90 27 19.9 6.8-13.2 51.9 0.6-1.5 40.9 3.1-4.6 68.3 17.4
  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 14 14 24.0 1.8 1.7 3.5 1.9 0.0 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.4 0.1
Total 90 27 19.9 1.4 2.1 3.5 2.1 0.0 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.5 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 14 14 336 25 24 49 26 0 27 21 1.3 6 2
Total 90 27 1792 123 192 315 186 1 112 103 1.1 47 21
  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 14 14 24.0 3.0 2.9 5.8 3.1 0.0 3.2 2.5 1.3 0.7 0.2
Total 90 27 19.9 2.7 4.3 7.0 4.2 0.0 2.5 2.3 1.1 1.0 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 14 14 24.0 3.7-9.2 40.3 1.6-3.6 44.0 1.4-2.4 58.8 10.4
Conference 3 3 21.0 2.7-7.7 34.8 1.0-3.0 33.3 1.7-2.7 62.5 8.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 8 8 23.8 3.8-9.5 39.5 1.6-4.2 38.2 1.6-2.8 59.1 10.8
Away 5 5 22.8 3.4-8.2 41.5 1.2-2.6 46.2 1.2-2.0 60.0 9.2
Neutral 1 1 32.0 5.0-12.0 41.7 3.0-3.0 100.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 14.0
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Wins 12 12 24.8 4.0-9.8 40.7 1.7-4.0 41.7 1.6-2.7 59.4 11.3
Losses 2 2 19.5 2.0-5.5 36.4 1.0-1.0 100.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 5.5
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November 5 5 27.0 3.4-11.0 30.9 1.6-3.6 44.4 1.8-2.8 64.3 10.2
December 6 6 23.0 4.5-8.5 52.9 1.8-3.8 47.8 1.0-2.0 50.0 11.8
January 3 3 21.0 2.7-7.7 34.8 1.0-3.0 33.3 1.7-2.7 62.5 8.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 14 14 336 52-129 40.3 22-50 44.0 20-34 58.8 146
Conference 3 3 63 8-23 34.8 3-9 33.3 5-8 62.5 24
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 8 8 190 30-76 39.5 13-34 38.2 13-22 59.1 86
Away 5 5 114 17-41 41.5 6-13 46.2 6-10 60.0 46
Neutral 1 1 32 5-12 41.7 3-3 100.0 1-2 50.0 14
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Wins 12 12 297 48-118 40.7 20-48 41.7 19-32 59.4 135
Losses 2 2 39 4-11 36.4 2-2 100.0 1-2 50.0 11
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November 5 5 135 17-55 30.9 8-18 44.4 9-14 64.3 51
December 6 6 138 27-51 52.9 11-23 47.8 6-12 50.0 71
January 3 3 63 8-23 34.8 3-9 33.3 5-8 62.5 24
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 14 14 24.0 6.2-15.4 40.3 2.6-6.0 44.0 2.4-4.0 58.8 17.4
Conference 3 3 21.0 5.1-14.6 34.8 1.9-5.7 33.3 3.2-5.1 62.5 15.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 8 8 23.8 6.3-16.0 39.5 2.7-7.2 38.2 2.7-4.6 59.1 18.1
Away 5 5 22.8 6.0-14.4 41.5 2.1-4.6 46.2 2.1-3.5 60.0 16.1
Neutral 1 1 32.0 6.2-15.0 41.7 3.8-3.8 100.0 1.2-2.5 50.0 17.5
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Wins 12 12 24.8 6.5-15.9 40.7 2.7-6.5 41.7 2.6-4.3 59.4 18.2
Losses 2 2 19.5 4.1-11.3 36.4 2.1-2.1 100.0 1.0-2.1 50.0 11.3
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November 5 5 27.0 5.0-16.3 30.9 2.4-5.3 44.4 2.7-4.1 64.3 15.1
December 6 6 23.0 7.8-14.8 52.9 3.2-6.7 47.8 1.7-3.5 50.0 20.6
January 3 3 21.0 5.1-14.6 34.8 1.9-5.7 33.3 3.2-5.1 62.5 15.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 14 14 24.0 1.8 1.7 3.5 1.9 0.0 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.4 0.1
Conference 3 3 21.0 1.3 3.0 4.3 1.3 0.0 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.3 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 23.8 2.0 2.3 4.3 1.8 0.0 1.9 1.6 1.2 0.4 0.1
Away 5 5 22.8 1.6 0.8 2.4 1.6 - 2.0 1.0 2.0 0.4 0.0
Neutral 1 1 32.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 - 2.0 3.0 0.7 1.0 1.0
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Wins 12 12 24.8 1.8 2.0 3.8 1.7 0.0 2.1 1.3 1.6 0.5 0.2
Losses 2 2 19.5 2.0 0.0 2.0 3.0 - 1.0 2.5 0.4 0.0 0.0
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November 5 5 27.0 2.4 1.4 3.8 1.8 - 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.4 0.2
December 6 6 23.0 1.5 1.3 2.8 2.2 - 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.5 0.2
January 3 3 21.0 1.3 3.0 4.3 1.3 0.0 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 14 14 336 25 24 49 26 0 27 21 1.3 6 2
Conference 3 3 63 4 9 13 4 0 5 4 1.3 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 190 16 18 34 14 0 15 13 1.2 3 1
Away 5 5 114 8 4 12 8 - 10 5 2.0 2 0
Neutral 1 1 32 1 2 3 4 - 2 3 0.7 1 1
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Wins 12 12 297 21 24 45 20 0 25 16 1.6 6 2
Losses 2 2 39 4 0 4 6 - 2 5 0.4 0 0
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November 5 5 135 12 7 19 9 - 8 6 1.3 2 1
December 6 6 138 9 8 17 13 - 14 11 1.3 3 1
January 3 3 63 4 9 13 4 0 5 4 1.3 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 14 14 24.0 3.0 2.9 5.8 3.1 0.0 3.2 2.5 1.3 0.7 0.2
Conference 3 3 21.0 2.5 5.7 8.3 2.5 0.0 3.2 2.5 1.3 0.6 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 23.8 3.4 3.8 7.2 2.9 0.0 3.2 2.7 1.2 0.6 0.2
Away 5 5 22.8 2.8 1.4 4.2 2.8 0.0 3.5 1.8 2.0 0.7 0.0
Neutral 1 1 32.0 1.3 2.5 3.8 5.0 0.0 2.5 3.8 0.7 1.3 1.3
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Wins 12 12 24.8 2.8 3.2 6.1 2.7 0.0 3.4 2.2 1.6 0.8 0.3
Losses 2 2 19.5 4.1 0.0 4.1 6.2 0.0 2.1 5.1 0.4 0.0 0.0
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November 5 5 27.0 3.6 2.1 5.6 2.7 0.0 2.4 1.8 1.3 0.6 0.3
December 6 6 23.0 2.6 2.3 4.9 3.8 0.0 4.1 3.2 1.3 0.9 0.3
January 3 3 21.0 2.5 5.7 8.3 2.5 0.0 3.2 2.5 1.3 0.6 0.0