12 - Matthew Wallace
Matthew Wallace
Birth Date: 07/17/1989
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170
Year: RS Freshman
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Inglewood
Position: Guard
EXP: HS
Cal State Northridge
A redshirt freshman guard who has the ability to shoot the ball from long range as well as anybody, according to head coach Bobby Braswell ... Has an excellent future in the Matador program. 2007-08 Season
Redshirted. Inglewood High School
A standout basketball player and student at Inglewood High School ... A four-year member of the team where he was a starter and team captain ... Helped lead Inglewood to a 22-8 record during his senior season ... An all-league selection who helped his team to the Ocean League title ... Averaged 17 points and four assists per game ... Scored a career-high 32 points vs Beverly Hills High School during his senior season ... Had numerous games of 25 points or better ... A member of the National Honor Society ... Graduated in 2007. Matador Memo
Born July 17, 1989 in San Diego, Calif. ... Parents are Dwight and Rosa Wallace ... Has four brothers (David who is 26, Darrin who is 15, D'Akibba who is 12, and Dwight who is deceased) and two sisters (Tanefa who is 34 and Karina who is 22) ... Enjoys listening to music to relax ... Favorite actor is Adrian Greiner (Entourage) ... Loves to eat fried chicken wings, but not gumbo ... Enjoyed his best sports moment when he hit eight 3-pointers in a playoff game during his senior season ... The best athletes he has competed against are the Holiday Brothers (Justin and Jrue) ... One of his best friends is Raquel Theus, who plays basketball at UC Irvine ... He says the toughest thing about being a student-athlete is being consistent ... If he could have dinner with any two people (past or present), they would be with Malcolm X and Bill Clinton ... Would give his mother a million dollars if he had that kind of money ... His advice to young people would be to focus in the classroom ... Matthew says the one thing that makes him smile is coach Louis Wilson's cooking ... His greatest hero is his older brother, Dwight ... Law & Society major.

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