|City/State:||North Lauderdale, FL|
|High School:||Coconut Creek HS|
|Other College:||St. Petersburg College|
2006 European Tour: Started each of the team's five games ... averaged 20.2 points, 13.2 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.6 assists per game ... collected four double-doubles ... grabbed 16-or-more boards on three occasions ... netted personal-best 33 points in the opener against Pallacanestro Cadorago ... also grabbed 16 rebounds and blocked three shots ... second double-double came with 21-point, 10-rebound performance versus Firenze Select ... netted 26 points and grabbed 19 rebounds in the win over Giants Marghera ... concluded the tour with 19 points and 21 rebounds against Fulgor Basket Omegna ... also dished out three assists and blocked two shots.
2005-06: Named BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... appeared in all 29 contests, earning 22 starting assignments ... concluded the year with seven double-doubles ... only one of his baskets all season was a jump shot ... concluded the season ranked among the BIG EAST leaders in blocks (5th, 2.10 bpg.), rebounding (12th, 7.2 rpg.) and offensive rebounds (5th, 3.10 orpg.) ... posted double-double in collegiate debut, finishing with 11 points and 15 rebounds off the bench against Alcorn State (11/18/05) ... also added four blocks, three assists and two steals in the win ... perfect 7-of-7 from the field en route to 20-point night against Jacksonville (11/25/05) ... made first career start against TAMU-CC (12/3) ... came off the bench to collect second double-double, finishing with 16 points and 10 rebounds ... also chipped in five blocks, three assists and a steal ... collected second-straight 10-rebound game at Stetson (12/6) ... also swatted five shots for the second time in as many games ... set a program and tournament record with 10-for-10 performance from the field against Iowa State (12/21) in the Rainbow Classic ... posted double-double with 10-point, 10-rebound effort against Bethune-Cookman (12/28) ... knocked down all five field goal attempts against West Virginia (1/5) ... finished with double-double (11 points, 11 rebounds) ... fifth double-double of the year came with 15-point, 10-rebound effort against St. John’s (1/14) ... finished 6-of-7 from the field with four dunks ... made 7-of-9 shots en route to double-double at Seton Hall (1/20) ... concluded the game with 16 points and 11 boards ... despite playing just 28 minutes at Notre Dame (2/15), he finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the campaign ... netted 10 points at Providence (2/21) ... capped the season with 11 points and five rebounds in the win over No. 20 Georgetown (3/4) ... concluded the year averaging 9.6 points and 7.2 rebounds per game ... earned first letter.
Junior College: Two-year starter and letterwinner at St. Petersburg College ... all-region honoree after leading the Titans to a Suncoast Conference championship as a senior ... averaged 14.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game that season and also blocked 75 shots to lead the team ... all-conference and all-state honoree following both campaigns ... averaged 12.9 points and 4.9 rebounds as a freshman.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Coconut Creek High School ... all-state honoree following senior season ... averaged 18.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game that season ... selected program’s most valuable player and earned all-tournament accolades ... helped program to a pair of district titles as a junior and senior ... squad advanced to state tournament during junior campaign.
Personal: Majoring in interdisciplinary social sciences ... born May 29, 1984 in Jamaica ... son of Hugh and Noami Mattis ... older brother, Mainsworth, also attends USF.