32 Matt Rafferty
32 Matt Rafferty
Height: 6-8
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hinsdale, Ill.
High School: Hinsdale Central High School
Position: Forward

2016-17: Missed the beginning of the season following offseason back surgery and played just 15 games before complications from his injury cut his season short... Averaged 7.5 points and 5.6 rebounds per game while shooting 57.1% from the floor... Posted two doubles on the season, including scoring 18 points and grabbing a career-best 14 rebounds versus Hiwassee... Totaled 10 points and 10 boards in a victory over The Citadel at Timmons Arena.

2015-16: Received Southern Conference All-Freshman honors from both the coaches and media after averaging 8.0 points and 6.7 rebounds per game as a rookie... Played in all 35 games and earned 30 starts... Scored double figures in 13 games and posted seven double-doubles, including 17 points and 10 boards in his collegiate debut versus Presbyterian... Tallied 20 points and drained a game-winning three-pointer at Samford... Netted a career-high 21 points and grabbed 10 boards in a 95-75 win over The Citadel... Pulled down a career-best 13 rebounds versus Piedmont International.

High School: Prep standout for coach Nick Latore at Hinsdale Central High School... Led the Red Devils to a 24-7 record, region title and AAAA East Aurora Sectional Championship as a senior en route to earning second team Illinois Basketball Coaches Association and Chicago Tribune All-State honors... Named Daily Herald DuPage County Player of the Year after averaging 19.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists and two blocks per game... Finished his prep career as Hinsdale Central's all-time leader in rebounds, blocks and steals.