#20 Matt Borton
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Yakima, Wash.
High School: West Valley HS
Experience: High School

 2012-13: Borton played in 20 games for Idaho and averaged 1.3 points and 0.8 rebounds in 8.4 minutes per game…he scored a season-high six points on 2-of-2 3-point shooting on Dec. 1 against UC Davis…had a season-high three rebounds against San Jose State on Feb. 2…hit 8-of-27 (32.0 percent) of his 3-pointers for the season…also had 12 assists and one steal on the season.

2011-12: Borton appeared in 27 games for Idaho as a redshirt freshman, despite battling knee issues during the season … averaged 2.8 points and 2.3 rebounds on 39.4 percent shooting and added 23 assists, seven steals and five blocks … helped lead Idaho to a 73-62 win at Seattle U on Dec. 11 with a career-high 13 points on 5-of-5 shooting, with three rebounds and two blocks … went 11-of-11 (1.000) from the field over three games from Dec. 11-20, including a 7-of-7 tally on 3-pointers, in wins over Seattle U and CSU Bakersfield and a buzzer-beater loss to Wright State … saw limited action in the end of the season and had minor knee surgery at the end of the year.

2010-11: Borton redshirted the 2010-11 season.

Impact Basketball Academy: Attended the Impact Basketball Academy at Las Vegas, Nev., for the 2009-10 season after rehabilitating from a knee surgery in early 2009 ... averaged 16.2 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists while competing against top prep schools from around the U.S.

West Valley High School: Scored 1,331 points during a four-year varsity career at West Valley High School ... as a senior in 2008-09, he averaged 21.0 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game and led the Columbia Basin League in scoring for the second year in a row ... led West Valley to back-to-back CBL titles in 2008 and 2009 and earned three first-team all-CBL honors ... as a senior, was one of 10 Washington players selected for the WIBCA All-State Game and was also a McDonald's All-America nominee ... graduated high school with a 3.75 GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: He is the son of John and Barb Borton ... born June 5, 1990, at Yakima, Wash. ... has one brother, Eric, and one sister, Katie ... undecided on a major.

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