« Men’s Basketball 2010-11

Matt Howard

School

Butler

Position
Forward
Major
Finance
PPG
16.7
RPG
7.8
APG
1.5

Classroom

Howard was honored last year as a first-team ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-American, and the year before he was selected to the publication’s second team. He’s a two-time Horizon League first-team Academic All-League member and received the NCAA Elite 88 Award at the 2010 Final Four. Howard was also selected by the Sporting News in its 2010 list of the smartest athletes in sports.

Character

This year Howard will be a team captain for the second straight season. He also returns to his role as the primary scoring option for Butler after sacrificing stats last season for the benefit of the team.

Community

Howard has volunteered to serve in a local soup kitchen at Thanksgiving and Christmas in each of his three years at Butler.

Competition

Howard is a two-time first-team All-Horizon League member and he won the conference’s player of the year award after his sophomore season. After helping lead Butler to the national championship game last season, Howard was selected to the NABC All-District 12 second team. He’s started 74 consecutive games and has helped Butler to an 89-15 record in his three seasons.