Matthews picks Rhode Island

E.C. Matthews made his college choice on Saturday. confirmed through sources that the four-star prospect is headed to Rhode Island.

Rhode Island got their 2013 recruiting class off to a great start.

Saturday afternoon Matthews, a standout at Romulus (Mich.) Senior, pledged to Danny Hurley and his staff, becoming their first pledge in the class.'s Brian Snow confirmed the news through sources. Matthews picked Rhode Island over strong interest from Marquette, Iowa and a host of other programs.

This makes the third year in a row Rhode Island has picked up a prospect from Michigan. T.J. Buchanan is currently a sophomore at Rhode Island, while Jordan Hare is a freshman for Hurley's squad.

Matthews, a four-star prospect, is ranked No. 16 at the shooting guard position and No. 72 overall in the 2013 class.

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