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Matt Harpring

1st Round (15): ORLANDO MAGIC

Georgia Tech
Position: Small Forward
Height. 6-7
Weight. 225
High School: Marist, Dunwoody, GA
Age: 22
Season
1994-95
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
totals
G
29
36
27
32
124
FGM
121
233
169
230
753
FGA
250
457
410
504
1621
PCT
.484
.510
.412
.456
.465
FTM
81
138
110
179
508
FTA
110
181
163
221
675
PCT
.736
.762
.675
.810
.753
REB
180
293
222
302
997
AVG
6.2
8.1
8.2
9.4
8.0
AST
68
79
60
82
289
STL
39
61
32
44
176
PTS
351
670
513
691
2225
AVG
12.1
18.6
19.0
21.6
17.9






 
1997-98 Season (senior)
  • First team All-ACC
  • Finished 2nd in the conference in scoring and rebounding to Antawn Jamison of North Carolina
  • Ranked 14th nationally in scoring
  • Third team All-America by Associated Press
  • GTE Academic All-American First Team
  • Had three games of 30-plus points, including a career high 31 points at Florida State
1996-97 Season (junior)
  • First team All-ACC - second team GTE Academic All-American
  • Led Tech in scoring and rebounding (ranked 4th and 3rd respectively in the ACC)
  • Led the ACC in minutes played (37.6 per game)
1995-96 Season (sophomore)
  • First team All-ACC
  • Ranked in the ACC top 10 in scoring (4th), rebounding (5th), FG% (3rd), 3-point FG% (5th), and steals (4th)
  • Played alongside first round pick Stephon Marbury on Tech's NCAA Sweet 16 squad
1994-95 Season (freshman)
  • Named to the ACC All-Freshman team - runner-up to Clemson's Greg Buckner for ACC Rookie of the Year
  • 4th on the team in scoring and second in rebounding
Career
  • Second in scoring and rebounding - finished 8 points short of breaking Rich Yunkus' record of 2,232 points
  • Ranks first in free throws made and attempted
  • 6th Yellow Jacket to have his jersey retired - joins Roger Kaiser, Rich Yunkus, Mark Price, John Salley and Tom Hammonds


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