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Full Name: Matthew Carroll
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-6 (1.98 m)/ 212 (96.1 kg)
Birthdate: August 28, 1980 (Pittsburgh, Penn.)
High School: Hatboro-Horsham HS (Horsham, Penn.)
College: Notre Dame

Notre Dame
SeasonGGSFGMFGAPCTFTMFTAPCTREBASTSTLBLPTSAVG
1999-003730125310.4035065.769987826103649.8
2000-013030128274.4675161.83615011428537212.4
2001-023231160341.4695769.8261536728445014.1
2002-033434215487.441135160.8441695537566419.5
Totals1331256281412.445293355.82557031411924185013.9
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 64-for-183 (.350); 2000-01, 65-for-159 (.409); 2001-02, 73-for-177 (.412); 2002-03, 99-for-243 (.407). Totals: 301-for-762 (.395).

Career Highlights: Named Honorable Mention All-America by AP and earned All-Big East Conference First Team honors as a senior. Finished career sixth on Notre Dame’s all-time scoring list with 1,850 points. Also ranks as the school’s all-time leader in three-point field goals made (301), games played (133), games started (125), and second in career free throw percentage (.825). Scored in double figures in 96 of 133 career games.

Senior (2002-03): Led team in scoring and ranked eighth in the Big East. Also ranked third in the conference in three-point field goal percentage and fourth in free throw percentage. Set single-season school record for three-point field goals made in a season (99). Recorded three 30-point games, including a career-high 36 points in double overtime win over Georgetown. Hit eight three-pointers on his way to 28 points while grabbing six rebounds vs. eventual NCAA champion Syracuse.

Junior (2001-02): Paced team in scoring six times, including a season-high 30 points at Georgetown. Recorded back-to-back 20 point games vs. St. John’s and Connecticut in the Big East Tournament. Shot 8-for-12 from the field in scoring 20 points vs. Charlotte in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Duke in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Sophomore (2000-01): Averaged career-best 3.8 assists. Led team in three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage. Registered season-high 22 points while dishing out nine assists vs. Loyola (IL). Led team with 20 points vs. Rutgers. Recorded first career double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds in win over Boston College. Scored 21 points vs. Xavier in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Freshman (1999-00): Ranked third on the team in scoring. Scored in double figures in 18 games, including a season-high 22 points vs. VMI. Led team in scoring with 17 points vs. Villanova. Dished out season-high seven assists vs. Rider. Tallied 11 points in win over Michigan in the first round of the NIT.

Strengths: Has excellent shooting stroke from long range and quick release. Good size for shooting guard position.

Personal: Majoring in Marketing and is enrolled in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. Younger brother Pat is a starting guard at St. Joseph’s who was named Third Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference as a sophomore. Father John played football at Penn State.