Matt was born and raised locally and started his basketball career at Father Lopez High School. After High School Matt decided to do a post graduate year at Worcester Academy to develop his game in order to play college basketball. He began his collegiate career at Mercer University where he was a member of the 2014 ASUN Championship team and later went on to beat Duke University in the second round of the NCAA tournament. After two seasons with the Bears he transferred to Henderson State University where he finished his basketball career and graduated with a Business Degree. Matt was a two-year captain and leader for the Reddies. Matt is an integral part of our coaching staff. He coaches in our AAU program, Summer Prep and is the head coach of the DME regional team.
Matt is the grandson of legendary head coach Mauro Panaggio and nephew of former NBA and collegiate coach Dan Panaggio.
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