The Scouting Report
|24 Nick Mattone
Earned a spot on the team as walk-on non-scholarship player ... Good three-point threat that will help open the lane ... Has good size for a combo guard, but will primarily be used as a shooting guard.
Enrolled in prep school at IMG Academy in Tampa last season and averaged 17.5 points per game ... Attended high school at St. Andrews in Barrington, R.I. ... Averaged 15 points ppg as a senior and led his team to a 26-5 record ... Helped team to a conference championship as a junior ... Served as team captain during his senior season ... Four-year letterman at St. Andrews ... Scored 12 points against Kinston High School, led by Jeremy Ingram and Corey Rouse, at the 2001 GlaxoSmithKline Holiday Invitational ... Coached by Mike Hart.
Son of John and Gayle Mattone ... Born June 14, 1985 in Rochester, N.Y. ... Intended academic major is undecided.