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Matt Carlino Athlete Profile

#2 Matt Carlino

Position: Guard Height: 6-2 Weight: 175 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2010-2014 Hometown: Arcadia, AZ Last School: Bloomington South High School


  • Parents are Mark and Brett Carlino
  • Has one younger sister, Cate, and one younger brother, Jack
  • Father, Mark, played basketball at Arizona State and uncle Brock Brunkhorst played basketball at Arizona
  • Lists Jason Williams, AKA 'White Chocolate,' and New York Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera as his sports heroes

At Bloomington South High School

  • Led Bloomington South to a 23-1 record while averaging 13.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game
  • Led Bloomington South to the 4A State Regional Finals and a No. 1 ranking for much of the season
  • Named to Indiana Junior All-Star Team and to All-Conference Indiana Team
  • Graduated after his junior season
  • Coached by J.R. Holmes

At Highland High School

  • As a sophomore led Highland to a 29-4 record and a trip to the state championship game while averaging 19.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.7 steals per game
  • Named first-team all-state, Fiesta Region Player of the Year and East Valley Player of the Year
  • Scored 30-plus points six times
  • As a freshman led Highland to a 24-6 record while averaging 16.2 points, 6.8 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.9 steals per game
  • Scored 20-plus points eight times and 30-plus three times and set a career high with 35 points
  • Named first-team All-Fiesta Region and second-team all-state
  • Coach by his father, Mark Carlino

2010-2011 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted after transferring to BYU from UCLA

2011-2012 | Freshman Year

  • Named All-WCC Honorable Mention and to the WCC All-Freshman Team
  • Averaged 12.2 points, 4.6 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.4 steals and started in 24 of 25 games played
  • Posted season highs of 30 points, 7 rebounds, 11 assists and 4 steals
  • In league games was 14th in scoring, 4th in assists, T-9th in steals, T-12th in 3-point FGs and 3rd in assist/turnover ratio
  • Had 3-plus threes 7 times, 3-plus steals 6 times and 20-plus points 3 times
  • Scored in double figures in 15 games and led the team in scoring 4 times and assists 16 times
  • Shot .401 from the field, .331 from three and .759 from the free throw line
  • Posted BYU’s only 30-point game of the season with 30 points on 13 of 19 shooting, including the game-winner, at USF
  • Went for 18 points and 5 assists vs. No. 24 Gonzaga in Provo
  • Scored 22 points and added 6 assists, 1 block and 2 steals vs. UC Santa Barbara
  • Totaled 22 points, 8 assists, 1 block and 1 steal vs. Santa Clara

2012-2013 | Sophomore Year

  • WCC Player of the Week on Feb. 2, 2013, after he averaged 20.5 points, 5.0 assists and 2.5 steals in wins against Pepperdine and Santa Clara
  • Was 19th in the WCC in scoring, 5th in assists per game, 3rd in steals, 9th in 3-point field goals, 7th in assist/turnover ratio; was 1st in steals conference games only
  • Was 84th in the NCAA in assists per game, 99th in steals per game and 140th in assist to turnover ratio
  • His 64 steals are fourth most in a season in BYU history and 1.8 steals per game is eighth-best average
  • His 171 assists are third most in a season in BYU history and 4.8 assists per game is 11th-best average
  • Hit a 3-pointer in 14-straight games between Jan. 3 and Feb. 19 to tie for the eighth-longest streak of consecutive games with a 3-pointer
  • Played in all 36 games and started 32, scored in double figures 21 times, scored 20-plus points 5 times, led the team in scoring 5 times and assists 23 times
  • Posted 3-plus assists 26 times and recorded 9 assists in three of the last four games
  • Posted season highs of 28 points (vs. Santa Clara), 7 rebounds (3 times), 10 assists (vs. Tennessee State) and 5 steals (at San Francisco)
  • Averaged 11.5 points, 3.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.8 steals, shot .408 from the field and .335 from the 3-point line
  • Averaged 13.6 points and 4.8 assists during WCC play

2013-2014 | Junior Year

  • A team captain
  • Named WCC Honorable Mention
  • Named to the All-WCC Third Team
  • Named WCC Player of the Week on Feb. 24 after averaging 22.5 points, 3.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals in wins over Gonzaga and Portland
  • Named to the CBE Hall of Fame Classic All-Tournament Team
  • Ranked 73rd in the nation in steals per game, 55th in total steals and 77th in total assists
  • Ranked 2nd in the WCC in steals, 4th in assist/turnover ratio, 6th in assists, 8th in 3-pointers made and 15th in scoring
  • In the BYU record book, had the 6th most steals in a season at BYU, 6th most 5 3-pointer games, 7th most 3 steal games, 8th most steals per game and 8th most 3-point attempts
  • Finished the season near the top of several career categories in the BYU record book: 5th in 3-point attempts, 6th in 3-pointers made, 6th in steals, 7th in assists and 27th in points
  • Posted season highs of 30 points (Portland), 11 rebounds (at Oregon), 11 assists (North Texas), 7 steals (at Portland), 11 field goals made (Portland), 8 3-pointers made (Portland) and 9 free throws made (at Stanford)
  • Scored in double figures 25 times, 20-plus points 8 times, double figure rebounds twice and 2 double-doubles
  • Totaled 3-plus steals 3 times, hit 3-plus threes 9 times, led the team in scoring 4 times and assists 18 times
  • Averaged 13.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.7 steals and shot .385 from the field, .339 from three and .689 from the free throw line