June 19, 2012

Citadel Freshman Van Scyoc Finishes Solid Career in 2012 WBCA All-Star Game

Charleston, S.C. – Citadel incoming freshman Matt Van Scyoc, a native of Green Lake, Wisc., recently competed in the 2012 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) D5 All-Star Game.

Van Scyoc, who finished with 12 points and was one of three players in double figures, hit 4-of-12 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free throw line in his team's 89-68 victory.

The 6-foot-6 forward leaves as all-time leading scorer (1,764 points) and rebounder (828) for both Green Lake High School and the Trailway Conference. 
Among his standout senior performances included a pair of 40-point outings Van Scyoc finished with 42 points against Rio on Nov. 29, four days after a 41-point showing against Wautoma.

Knocking down 55-of-110 of his attempts from beyond the arc in 2012, Van Scyoc had the best 3-point field goal percentage (50%) of any player in the state of Wisconsin.

Over the course of his career Van Scyoc established a Trailway Conference single-season record in points (561) and rebounds (306) and earned a pair of conference Most Valuable Player awards. He was also a unanimous first team WBCA All-State selection in consecutive seasons.

Van Scyoc also enjoyed success in the classroom, recognized as one of 32 athletes by the Wisconsin Athletic Association as an exemplary scholar-athlete.

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