Friday, October 26, 2018

12 Days Until WCU Basketball Tip-off (at Wright State)

Welcome to the 2018 WCU basketball tip-off countdown.

We will count down the remaining days until WCU basketball tips off at Wright State in Dayton, Ohio on November 7th. In this season's countdown, we will meet the coaches and team members as we countdown.

12 Days until Tip-off

#2 Matt Halvorsen

Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6'1" 170
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Kingsport, Tenn.
High School: Christ School (N.C.)

Prior to Western Carolina: Played prep basketball at Christ School in Arden, N.C. ... As a senior, selected to the All-NCISAA 3A team ... Named Carolina Athletic Association Player of the Year ... Earned All-Carolina Athletic Association honors ... Connected on over 100 3-pointers for the second-straight year ... Set the career Christ School 3-point mark with 285 made triples ... Finished with 1,235 career points to rank fourth in the Christ School record books ... As a junior, averaged 16.1 points, three rebounds and three assists per game and was named All-Carolina Athletic Association, as well as earning an Ingles' Player of the Week honor ... His team finished with a 23-8 record and won both the regular season and tournament conference championships before advancing to the NCISAA 3A quarterfinals ... Made 111 3-pointers during the year to set a new Christ School single-season record ...As a sophomore, was named all-conference and helped lead the team to a regular and conference tournament championship while advancing to the semifinals of the NCISAA 3A championships ... Played his first season as a prep at Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tenn., where he earned first team all-conference underclassmen while helping the team win a conference and district championship.

Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations

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