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#24 Matt Howard
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
High School: A.C. Flora


2015-16: (Game-by-Game in PDF) Only player to start all 28 games … Averaged 12.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 30.7 minutes per game and was second on the team in all three categories … Second on the team with 25 steals, third with 10 blocked shots … Also had 31 assists … AMONG IVY PLAYERS (all): 13th in rebounds per game (5.7); 15th in points per game (12.3) … AMONG IVY PLAYERS (Ivy): 7th in minutes per game (33.1); 11th in rebounds per game (6.1); 13th in points per game (13.1) … Finished season with 18 double-figure scoring games (including four with 20 or more points) and had three double-doubles … Led Penn in scoring in eight games, led the Quakers in rebounding in five contests … Went for 23 points, 11 rebounds and three steals in win over Ursinus (12/19) … Also had 23 points, seven boards, two assists and two steals in win over Binghamton (1/2) … Had a double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds) in Ivy win over Harvard (2/6) … Also went for a double-double (11 points, 10 rebounds) in Big 5 game against Saint Joseph’s (1/20) … Had 20-point games in Ivy road games at Brown (1/30) and Cornell (2/13), also had eight rebounds against the Big Red and seven against the Bears … Recorded 15 points, six rebounds, three steals in season finale at Princeton (3/8) … Went for 14 points, five boards, four assists and two steals at Harvard (3/5) … In home finale, scored 14 points and added seven rebounds vs. Columbia (2/27) … Scored a combined 30 points and 11 boards in Ivy home weekend with Brown (2/19) and Yale (2/20) … Had 14 points and eight rebounds at Columbia (2/12) … Recorded 17 points, four boards, two assists and two steals at Yale (1/29) … Near double-double with nine points and eight rebounds in Ivy opener at Princeton (1/9) … Scored 11 points at Villanova (12/28) … Had double-figure scoring game three-straight times early in the season with 10 at Washington (11/21), 10 in a Big 5 win over La Salle (11/25), and 15 at Lafayette (11/29) … Also had eight rebounds in Seattle against the Huskies … Near double-double with eight points and nine rebounds in win at Delaware State (11/17) … Opened season with 16 points in a win over Robert Morris (11/13).

2014-15: (Game-by-Game in PDF) Played in all 28 games, making 24 starts ... Third on the team in scoring (8.4 ppg) and minutes per game (26.3) ... Led Penn in steals (28) ... Tied for third on the team with 11 double-figure scoring games ... Led Penn in scoring in four games ... AMONG IVY PLAYERS (all): 8th in field-goal percentage (.469) ... AMONG IVY PLAYERS (Ivy): 9th in field-goal percentage (.472) ... Scored career-high 19 points against Brown (2/14) ... Went for 18 points -- including a career-high three three-pointers -- and five rebounds in win over Dartmouth (1/30) ... Scored 15 points and added six boards -- tying a career high he also accomplished two other times this season -- and three steals at Temple (11/25) ... Recorded 14 points, four rebounds and three steals vs. Monmouth (1/21) ... Had 11 points, all in the second half, in a win over Cornell (3/7) ... 11 points, five rebounds and two steals at Vanderbilt (12/22) ... Had 11 points in consecutive games, at Princeton (1/10) and Niagara (1/13) ... Also scored 11 points against Harvard (1/31) ... Recorded 10 points, four rebounds and three assists in a win at Binghamton (12/6) ... Scored 10 points at Harvard (2/20) ... Also had nine-point games against Delaware State (11/15), Wagner (11/29), La Salle (12/30), and at Columbia (2/7) ... Also came up with a career-high four steals against the Explorers ... Went for eight points and a career-best four assists in a win over Marist (12/9).

2013-14: (Game-by-Game in PDF) Played in 17 games before missing the final nine games due to injury ... Had arguably his best two games just before his injury, scoring seven points against Cornell (2/7) and then following that up with eight points and five rebounds in 19 minutes vs. Columbia (2/8) ... Had six-point, three-rebound outings against La Salle (1/4) and Saint Joseph's (1/18) ... Scored first collegiate points and had two rebounds, an assist and a steal in a win over Niagara (11/26) ... Snared three rebounds and had a steal in collegiate debut, Penn's opener against Temple (11/9) ... Two points, one rebound at Villanova (12/4) ... Two points, a board, and a steal at Dartmouth (1/31) ... One point, two rebounds, one assist at Marist (12/22).

High School: Four-year letterwinner in basketball … Team captain ... High school coach was Leon Brunson … Team won regional title his senior year, going 22-7 overall … Two-time all-state selection … Region’s Player of the Year as a senior … Four-time all-region … National Honor Society member … Academic All-Star.

Personal: Son of Felicia and Craig Howard … Enrolled in the Wharton School of Business.

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