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Matthew Atewe
Matthew Atewe

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Brampton, Ont., Canada

High School:
Notre Dame Prep

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 230

Position:
C

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Played in 24 games off the bench ... Averaged 1.5 ppg and 3.4 rpg in 14.4 mpg ... Had at least 1 block in 14 of 24 games ... 3.4 rpg was 13th among SEC freshmen ... 1.08 bpg was 7th among SEC freshmen ... 2 points, team-high-tying 4 rebounds vs. Tennessee ... 8 rebounds against Mississippi State, giving him 21 over the last 2 games (Feb. 12-15) ... Career-high 13 rebounds - 9 at the offensive end - and a career-high-tying 6 points against Kentucky in a career-high 29 minutes ... Had a key block of a Kenny Gaines shot with 1:45 left and Auburn up by 4 on Georgia as Auburn won by 7 ... 6 rebounds and 3 blocks in 18 minutes against Alabama ... 3 points, 5 rebounds against Florida in a season-high 27 minutes off the bench ... Blocked a career-high 4 shots to go along with 5 points and 4 rebounds vs. Florida A&M ... Had a career night against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, scoring 6 points, grabbing 7 rebounds and blocking 3 shots in 18 minutes ... First career points came on a 3-point play with 2:41 left against Clemson ... Free throw tied the game at 58-58 ... Finished the game with 3 points, 2 rebounds and 2 blocks ... Saw his first action of the year at Iowa State ... Played 6 minutes and had 2 rebounds and an assist before fouling out ... Missed the first five games of the year due to a leg injury suffered in the preseason.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Averaged close to a double-double in points and rebounds for coach Ryan Hurd at Notre Dame Prep ... Prior to playing at Notre Dame Prep, he attended Father Henry Karr High in Ontario ... Member of the Canadian Junior National Team and was selected to represent Canada in the 2012 Nike Global Challenge ... Full name is Matthew Atewe ... Born March 7, 1994 in Brampton, Ontario ... Son of Osas and Editer Atewe ... Majoring in political science ... Signed national letter of intent on April 19, 2013.