Purdue MBB Freshmen in Summer Workouts (August 1, 2014)
Ranked 141st nationally and a three-star recruit by Rivals.com.
Ranked as a three-star recruit according to Scout.com.
As a senior, Mathias averaged 28 points, eight rebounds and six assists per game en route to Ohio Division II Player of the Year and first-team All-State accolades.
As a junior, Mathias averaged 25.3 points, 9.5 rebounds and 6.4 assists while shooting 62 percent from the field and making 63-of-169 three-point attempts.
Was selected to play on the Ohio Rising All-Stars Team, was the Lima News 2013 Dream Team Player of the Year and an Associated Press Division II All-Ohio First Team honoree.
Also honored as the Associated Press District Co-Player of the Year and the District 8 and Western Buckeye League (WBL) Player of the Year.
Surpassed 1,000 career points on Jan. 25, 2013 against Kenton High School.
As a sophomore, Mathias averaged 13.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game while making 39-of-114 three-point attempts and 88 percent of his free throw attempts.
Named first-team All-WBL, second-team All-District 8 and third team Associated Press All-District as well as to the Lima News Dream Team in 2012.
Started as a freshman where he averaged 10.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.0 assists and was named honorable mention All-WBL.
Led team to 2012 and 2013 WBL Championships as well as an Ohio State Runner-Up finish.
Has good size for a shooting guard.
Very versatile player with a high basketball IQ.
Also an outstanding student as he is a member of the National Honor Society, was the PSI Academic Student of the Year, the Lima News Scholar-Athlete of the Year and an Ohio Basketball Coaches Association Silver Scholar-Athlete.
Is good friends with fellow recruit Vince Edwards.
Chose Purdue because of the academic reputation and the "at home" feeling Purdue provides.
Coached by Denny Thompson while his high school teammate, Reggie McAdams, currently plays at Akron.
Born July 11, 1995, in Lima, Ohio.
Son of Daniel and Tracy Mathias.
Has two older brothers, Bo and Dustin.
Enjoys playing tennis and cards.