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Matt Read
Matt  Read

High School:
Weatherford '06

Last College:
Lubbock Christian '11

Position:
Associate Director of Operations

Birthdate:
07/31/1987

Years at Houston:
2012-14


Matt Read served the University of Houston Men's Basketball program from 2012 to 2014 in a variety of roles.

Prior to the start of the 2013-14 season, he was elevated to associate of director of operations. In that role, he coordinated all contracts and team travel and worked as a liaision to visiting teams and Athletics Department staff.

In addition, he assisted with on campus recruiting, managed correspondence and relations with alumni, former players and program supporters, supervised the student managers and helped with game-day responsibilities.

Before moving to that position, Read served for two seasons as the teams' video coordinator.

In addition to his administrative duties with the Cougars, Read also worked on his master's degree in leadership from Lubbock Christian.

Read joined the Cougars after finishing his bachelor's degree at Lubbock Christian. There, he served as team captain on the Chaparrals men's basketball team and graduated summa cum laude with a 3.86 grade-point average while studying organizational management.

He received the LCU Distinguished Achievement Award as the Top Male Student from the Organizational Management Department and was a member of the All-Sooner Athletic Conference Team and the league's All-Academic Team.

On the court, he averaged 11.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game to rank among the Chaps' top-two individual leaders in both categories. Read posted a career-high 26 points at Eastern New Mexico.

Before studying at Lubbock Christian, Read spent the 2009-10 season at Utah and was a member of the 2010 Mountain West Conference All-Academic Team. In 2008-09, he competed at Collin College, where he was an NJCAA All-American and earned his associate's degree in sports management.

He began his collegiate career at UT Arlington, where he played his first two seasons. In 2008, he received the Scholar-Athlete Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and was a member of the Southland Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

Read is single and lives in Houston.


MATT READ AT A GLANCE
Full name: Matthew Scott Read
Hometown: Weatherford, Texas
Birthdate: July 31, 1987

EDUCATION
• Lubbock Christian • bachelor of science degree in organizational management • 2011
• Collin College • associate of arts degree in sports management • 2009<
• Weatherford High School • 2006

FAMILY
Single

COACHING CAREER
2013-14 • Houston • associate director of operations
2011-13 • Houston • video coordinator

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
2010-11 • Lubbock Christian
2009-10 • Utah
2008-09 • Collin College Junior College
2006-08 • UT Arlington

PLAYING HONORS
Lubbock Christian
2010-11
• Team captain as a senior
• All-Sooner Athletic Conference Team
• Sooner Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
• Averaged 11.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game to rank among top-two leaders in both categories

Utah
2009-10 • Mountain West Conference All-Academic Award

Collin College JC
2008-09 • National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-America

UT Arlington
2006-08
2007-08 • Scholar-Athlete Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
2008 • Gene Schrickel Jr. Basketball Scholarship Fund Award for Academic Achievement
2008 • Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll

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11/25/17
UIW
UIW
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
7:00 PM
GameTracker Audio Video Tickets
11/29/17
New Orleans
New Orleans
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
7:00 PM
GameTracker Audio Video Tickets
12/02/17
Arkansas
Arkansas
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
6:30 PM
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12/06/17
Fairfield
Fairfield
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
11:00 AM
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12/09/17
Saint Louis
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St. Louis, Mo.
7:00 PM
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12/13/17
LSU
at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
8:00 PM
Audio
12/17/17
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
3:00 PM
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12/20/17
Providence
vs Providence
Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun)
6:00 PM
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12/28/17
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
6:00 PM
Audio
12/30/17
Temple
Temple
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
TBA
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01/04/18
Wichita State
at Wichita State
Wichita, Kan.
TBA
Audio
01/11/18
Tulsa
Tulsa
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
6:00 PM
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01/14/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
1:00 PM
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01/17/18
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
7:00 PM
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01/20/18
Wichita State
Wichita State
TBA
11:00 AM
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01/28/18
USF
USF
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
2:00 PM
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01/31/18
Cincinnati
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Highland Heights, Ky. (NKU campus)
6:00 PM
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02/03/18
UCF
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Orlando, Fla.
11:00 AM
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02/08/18
SMU
SMU
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
8:00 PM
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02/11/18
Tulane
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H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
5:00 PM
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02/15/18
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H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
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02/18/18
Temple
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Philadelphia, Pa.
3:00 PM
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02/22/18
Memphis
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Memphis, Tenn.
8:00 PM
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02/25/18
ECU
ECU
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
2:00 PM
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02/28/18
SMU
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Dallas, Texas
8:00 PM
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03/04/18
UConn
UConn
TBA
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03/08/18
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Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
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Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
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Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
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Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
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03/13/18
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03/14/18
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Dayton, Ohio
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TBD
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03/16/18
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TBD
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03/17/18
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TBD
TBA
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TBD
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03/22/18
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03/24/18
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03/25/18
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03/31/18
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San Antonio, Texas (Alamodome)
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04/02/18
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San Antonio, Texas (Alamodome)
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