Team shares MVP award after NCAA tourney campaign
Award winners, senior recognition highlight evening
Marquette will face LSU on Monday, Nov. 23 in its next game in Brooklyn
Get to know Marquette men's basketball freshman forward Matt Heldt (Neenah, Wis.).
Honors and Awards:
2015-16 Season Notes: Named Father William Kelly Team Morale Award winner ... Made NCAA debut against Iowa (Nov. 19) and saw 11 minutes of action while grabbing one rebound ... Scored four points against Grambling State (Dec. 2) and pulled down four rebounds against Maine (Dec. 5) ... Played a season-high 13 minutes against DePaul (Jan. 20) and saw action in 11 BIG EAST contests as a true freshman.
High School: One of the top prospects in the state of Wisconsin, ranked as high as 60th nationally by FOXSports.com ... Three-year letterwinner at Neenah High School under head coach Scott Bork ... Tabbed to the Associated Press All-State First Team as a senior ... Fox Valley Association Most Valuable Player in 2014-15 after averaging 19.1 points and 8.9 rebounds per game while shooting 68.2 percent from the field ... Helped squad to sectional semifinal as a senior ... As a junior in 2013-14, helped lead Neenah to a 26-2 overall record (17-1 league) ... Chipped in 18.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game en route to all-state honors by both the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (first team) and Associated Press (second team) ... The Rockets claimed the regional and sectional titles ... Tabbed the conference player of the year, helping lead the squad to the state championship game ... Contributed 13.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per contest and was named first team all-conference, second team all-area and honorable mention all-state as a sophomore in 2012-13 ... Attended Appleton West High School as a freshman ... Competed on the AAU circuit for the Milwaukee Spartans.
Personal: Born June 18, 1996 in Appleton, Wisconsin ... son of Andy and Wendy Heldt ... has two brothers (Chad and Kyle) and two sisters (Gina and Cass) ... Majoring in sociology.
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