Frontcourt Gets Even Bigger

Iowa State already signed a younger version of Victor Alexander for the 2004-05 season, but now head coach Wayne Morgan entertained the idea of bringing in someone from Big Vic's former high school.
December 24, 2003

Matthews qualifies academically for Marquette

6-8 center James Matthews of Detroit (MI) Denby, who signed with Marquette in the early signing period, has qualified academically and will play for the Golden Eagles this fall. Matthews was declared ineligible by the Michigan High School Athletic Association in December. He was in his ninth semester of high school after transferring to Denby in 2001 from Los Angeles (CA) Manual Arts, which made him ineligible for the majority of his senior season.
June 9, 2003

Headed To Conference USA

James Matthews, a forward with the Michigan Hurricanes, is part of an ever growing group of committed players. On Thursday, Matthews completed a long day of verbal commitments by pledging his allegiance to a Conference USA school.
August 1, 2002

Matthews Speaks On His Recruitment

Detroit (MI) Denby forward James Matthews is one of those workhorse-type guys. The 6-6 forward from the Michigan Hurricanes is attracting high-major attention and taking care of a nagging shoulder injury.
June 7, 2002