ESPN 100 guard Matthews to URI 

September, 22, 2012
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Romulus, Mich., shooting guard E.C. Matthews, the No. 85 overall player in the ESPN 100, has committed to Rhode Island over offers from multiple mid- and high-level programs -- including USC and Missouri.

Danny Hurley and his staff did a very impressive job of evaluating and recruiting a guy who floated somewhat under the national radar until this past spring and summer.

Watching him compete at camps and events, what stood out most was what a good guard he is. He is most comfortable with the ball in his hands, scoring by driving to the basket. At this point in time the 6-foot-4, 180-pound Matthews would be more suited to score then play the point.

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