Summer 2011: Bahamas Trip • Played 19 minutes in four games off the bench.
• Grabbed six rebounds, including three in final game.
• Also dished two assists.
2010-11: Junior at Creighton • Reserve forward who played a total of 14 minutes over the course of 11 games for Creighton’s 23-win squad.
• Played a minute in the season-opening win over Alabama State (Nov. 12), missing his only field goal attempt.
• Had one rebound and one blocked shot in three minutes vs. Kennesaw State (Nov. 26).
• Tied season-high with three minutes vs. UCF, missing his only field goal attempt.
• Played in three CBI games as a reserve.
• Named to NABC Honors Court.
2009-10: Sophomore at Creighton • Played last 57 seconds of win over UALR (Nov. 22), but did not record a statistic.
• Played final 85 seconds of win over Houston Baptist (Dec. 22), recording a blocked shot.
• Played three first-half minutes, and four overall, in CIT opening-round win over South Dakota (March 16), his first action since Dec. 22.
• Played final 42 seconds of CIT quarterfinal win over Fairfield (March 22), making a lay-up for his first career points.
• Scored eight points in exhibition win over Nebraska-Omaha (Nov. 8), making 2-of-3 three-pointers, grabbing a rebound and drawing a charge.
• Named to Creighton University Dean’s List.
2008-09: Freshman at Creighton • Did not play.
• Practiced with Creighton’s team that finished 27-8 and tied for the MVC regular-season title.
Sidney High School • Averaged 8.0 points and 5.3 rebounds per game as a senior while shooting 49.6 percent from the floor, 38.5 percent from three-point range and 76.5 percent at the charity stripe.
• Named first-team all-Western Conference as a senior, when team went 12-8.
• Owns school record with seven blocked shots in a game.
• Ranked first in his high school class with a perfect 4.0 GPA, which helped him earn Academic All-State plaudits.
• Participated in the Panhandle Prep All-Star Game.
• In addition to basketball, he also ran cross country and played golf.
More About Matthew Full Name: Matthew Wagner Dorwart
Birthday: April 30, 1990
Birthplace: Sidney, Neb.
Parents: Clint & Dianne Dorwart
Siblings: Bill (31), Dan (30), Michelle (27)
Major: Exercise Science
Club Involvement: Pre-med club, exercise science club
Did You Know?: Brother Dan played basketball at Chadron State (Neb.)
Career Ambition: Doctor
Favorite Athlete: Ed McCaffrey
Summer 2011 Job: Worked basketball camps
Why Creighton: Academics
Favorite Class/Professor at CU: Human Anatomy/Dr. Eckerson
Favorite Vacation Spot: Bahamas or skiing in the mountains
Favorite TV Show: Scrubs
Hobbies: Watching movies, television, hanging out with family and friends and golfing
Favorite Sports Memory: Booker Woodfox’s game-winning shot vs. Wichita State in the 2009 MVC Tournament
Awards & Honors
2009-10 Creighton University Dean’s List
2010-11 NABC Honors Court
MVC Academic Honor Roll
Career Highs Points
2 vs. Fairfield 3/22/10
1 vs. Fairfield 3/22/10
Field Goal Attempts
1 (3x), last vs. Southern Illinois 2/13/11
3-Point Field Goals
3-Point Field Goals Attempted
Free Throws Attempted
1 vs. Kennesaw State 11/26/10
1 (2x), last vs. Kennesaw State 11/26/10
4 vs. South Dakota 3/16/10