Sept. 2, 2005
PULLMAN, Wash. - Chris Matthews has signed a National Letter of Intent to play men's basketball at Washington State University this fall, Cougar Head Coach Dick Bennett announced, Friday.
"We are excited to add a quality player and person to our Cougar Basketball family in Chris Matthews," WSU Associate Head Coach Tony Bennett said. "The opportunity for our program to add a player of Chris' ability late in the recruiting process is very fortunate for us. We believe he will make us a very competitive basketball team."
A native of Washington, D.C., Matthews attended National Christian Academy (Washington, D.C.), where he was a captain for two seasons before transferring to Lutheran Christian Academy (Philadelphia, Pa.) for his senior season. The 6-foot-3, 198 pound guard was a McDonald's All-American nominee during his final year.