Previous School: Myers Park/Sam Houston St.
Transfer from Sam Houston State ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Scored over 1,000 career points at Myers Park High School, while playing for head coach Wes Helper ... averaged 19 points, seven rebounds and 1.7 steals per game as a senior ... All-Southwestern 4A and all-district as a junior after averaging 15.3 points and 6.7 rebounds per game... helped the Mustangs to a league title ... was also a 10x MaxPreps.com Player of the Game recipient during his senior season and played AAU basketball on Team CP3 All-Stars on the Nike EYBL Circuit …
PERSONAL: Born Zaqwaun Malik Matthews on Aug. 1, 1996 in Charlotte … son of Patricia Mapp and William Matthews … mom played basketball at Shaw and brother, Zailan plays basketball for Carson-Newman … has interest in communications.
2018-19 Season (Sam Houston State): Played in 18 games as a junior … averaged 1.2 points and had five assists … scored a season-high eight points in a win over Texas Lutheran (12/31).
2017-18 Season (Cape Fear CC): Named first team all-conference player and the team MVP in 2017-18 ... averaged 14.1 points, 5.5 rebounds and shot 42.8 percent from the field for the Sea Devils ... also made 94 3-point shots, hitting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc, leading his team in both points and rebounds in helping Cape Fear to a 21-12 record.
2016-17 (UT Chattanooga): Came off the bench in 10 games … played 35 minutes with a high off 11 in the home opening win over Hiwassee … seven points, five rebounds and eight assists in those minutes ... season highs of five points vs The Citadel, two rebounds and two assists vs Hiwassee ... had a 2.67 assist/turnover ratio (8/3).
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