2019 Recruit Profile Page: Matthew Hurt

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Hometown – Rochester, Minnesota (John Marshall)
Position – Forward
Height – 6-foot-9
Weight – 200
247 Sports Composite Rating – 5-star
Primary Competition – Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, Minnesota, Memphis

Timeline — Hurt plans to cut his list down to 8 or 9 schools in August and then start taking visits in September.  He is eyeing a November commitment, but the process could go into the spring.  A prior visitor to Bloomington, Hurt indicated in July that he intends to visit Indiana again.

IU Connections — Hurt is good friends with former AAU teammate and current Hoosier Race Thompson.  Hurt is also well acquainted with IU assistant coach Tom Ostrom, a fellow Minnesota native.


“(We’re) really close,” he said. “I think (Miller) is going to have a pretty successful year this upcoming year. We’re close and (associate head coach Tom) Ostrom is a great recruiter. The coaching staff is great.”

– USA Today, July, 2018




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