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Matt Trannon
Matt Trannon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Flint, Mich.

High School:
Northern

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 227

Position:
F

Birthdate:
07/22/1983


Athletic forward who also plays wide receiver for the football team ... Can play a lot of different positions, while also being able to guard several positions ... Brings toughness to the squad.

2004-05: Appeared in 26 games as a reserve after joining the team after the conclusion of the football season ... Shot 68.8 percent (22-of-32) from the field, tops among teammates with at least 30 field-goal attempts ... Led the team in rebounding in two games, grabbing a career-best eight boards in a career-high 19 minutes against Wisconsin (1/16) and six against Michigan (1/27) ... Other top rebounding efforts include grabbing seven rebounds against UNC Asheville (12/29) and six against Purdue (2/19) ... Ranked fourth on the team with a 3.3 rebounding average ... Scored a season-high seven points against Oakland (1/29), shooting 2-of-2 from the field and 3-of-5 from the foul line ... Tallied six points against Northwestern (1/8), including shooting 4-of-4 at the foul line ... Averaged 13.4 minutes in five NCAA Tournament games ... Scored four points in NCAA Tournament games against Old Dominion (3/18), Kentucky (3/27) and North Carolina (4/2).

2004 FOOTBALL NOTES: Started 11 games at wide receiver ... Ranked second on the team with 36 receptions for 405 yards and two touchdowns ... Scored touchdowns against Rutgers (9/4) and Wisconsin (11/13).

2003-04: Joined the team in January after the conclusion of the football season ... Played in 17 games, averaging 6.9 minutes per contest ... Averaged 1.2 points and 1.6 rebounds per contest ... Recorded a season-high four rebounds in four contests ... Scored in five contests, hitting 8-of-13 field-goal attempts (.615) ... Saw his first action against Penn State (1/14), knocking down two free throws ... Scored four first-half points against Minnesota (1/28) ... Played 11 minutes vs. Indiana (1/31), scoring five points and grabbing four rebounds ... Scored two points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Iowa (2/4) ... Played 11 minutes vs. Illinois (2/10), grabbing two rebounds ... Played 16 minutes at Penn State (2/28), scoring two points and grabbing three rebounds ... Played a season-high 18 minutes vs. Wisconsin (3/2), grabbing four rebounds ... Matched his season high with four rebounds vs. Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament (3/12) ... Scored three points and grabbed two rebounds in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Nevada (3/18).

2003 FOOTBALL NOTES: Caught 28 passes for 259 yards in 2003 ... Caught passes in nine different games ... Gained a season-best 82 yards on six receptions against Indiana (10/4) ... Also caught six passes for 60 yards against Illinois (10/11).

AS A FRESHMAN: Sat out the entire 2002 season for academic reasons.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named the top high school athlete in the nation by Prep Spotlight after starring in both football and basketball at Flint Northern High School ... Averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds, earning Dream Team honors from the Detroit Free Press while playing for Coach Garner Pleasant ... Ranked the No. 18 basketball player in the nation, and the No. 6 power forward, as a senior by ESPN.com ... Caught 32 passes for 558 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior, earning a spot on The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press Dream Teams ... Averaged 13.9 points and 8.4 rebounds as a junior, earning third-team all-state honors from The Detroit News and fourth-team honors from the Detroit Free Press ... Four-year starter on the basketball court.

PERSONAL: Born July 22, 1983 ... Son of Katherine Trannon ... Family community services major.

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Year	GP/GS	Min./Avg	FG-FGA	FG%	FG-FGA	FG%	FT-FTA	FT%	OFF-DEF	REB	AVG	PF/D	A	TO	BL	ST	PTS	AVG
2003-04	17/0	117/6.9	8-13	.615	0-0	.000	5-11	.455	8-20	28	1.6	20/0	3	8	1	3	21	1.2
2004-05	26/0	301/11.6	22-32	.688	0-0	.000	15-27	.556	29-58	87	3.3	48/0	10	19	7	11	59	2.3
Totals	43/0	418/9.7	30-45	.667	0-0	.000	20-38	.526	37-78	115	2.7	68/0	13	27	8	14	80	1.9