Bucknell University
Bucknell Men's Basketball BIO
22 Matt O'Reilly

Talented perimeter player who committed to Bucknell in May 2015 ... has outstanding shooting range and can also put the ball on the floor ... perhaps the team’s best pure outside shooter ... good defender as well ... played his final prep season for Prolific Prep Academy, where he faced good national competition.

Limited to 19 games due to injury ... averaged 2.1 ppg ... went 12-for-39 from 3FG distance (.308) ... scored 8 pts. (2-4 FG, 2-2 FT) in one-sided win over Siena ... hit 2 key 3FGs in win over Ball State ... hit a pair of 3FGs and had 2 stl. in road win over Richmond ... missed 14G with a foot injury before returning for the PL quarterfinal game vs. Loyola.

Saw regular reserve minutes early in the season as a shooting guard with deep range ... court time waned later in the year as senior John Azzinaro got hot ... all told played in 32 of the 35 games, averaging 3.3 ppg ... 111 of his 116 shot attempts came from 3FG distance ... made 34 (30.6%) ... saw 12 minutes of reserve action in a win over Manhattan and hit 3-4 3FG for 9 pts. on opening night ... upped his career high to 12 pts. by hitting 4-7 3FG in win over Norfolk State in Las Vegas ... scored 8 pts., including his 1st career 2-pt. FG, in win over Richmond ... played career-high 26 min. in that game and had 2 2nd-half stl. ... matched personal bests with 4 3FG and 12 pts. in win at Fairfield ... hit two late 3FGs to help seal victory over Mount St. Mary’s.

Reserve guard who impressed with his long-range shooting ability in limited minutes ... appeared in 13 games off the bench, finishing with 31 points in 46 minutes ... hit 10 of 20 shots from the field, all coming from beyond the arc ... did not dress in first 4G due to illness ... made collegiate debut on Dec. 22 at Princeton and hit a 3FG on his very first attempt ... hit another 3FG vs. Fairfield to 2-2 on season ... made it 3-for-3 with a trey vs. Navy before finally missing one on his 4th attempt ... hit both of his 3FG tries for 6 pts. in home win over Holy Cross ... hit his first 3FG attempt in each of his first 6 appearances off the bench ... season-high 7 pts. (2-4 3FG, 1-2 FT) in home win over Loyola.

Full name is Robert Matthew O’Reilly ... born Oct. 10, 1996 in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... son of Robert and Sophia O’Reilly ... has an older sister, Sara, and two younger siblings, Jessi and Shane ... father played basketball at Princeton ... attended Campolindo High School, but for his senior season of basketball played for Prolific Prep Academy out of Napa, Calif. ... averaged 16.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.4 assists for Prolific Prep playing against national competition ... earned all-state honorable mention honors during his junior season at Campolindo ... was an All-NorCal and All-Bay Area selection as both a sophomore and junior while leading his team to the state playoffs ... history major ... member of 2016 and 2017 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Moraga, Calif.
High School: Prolific Prep Academy
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