Matthew Fisher-Davis - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#5 Matthew Fisher-Davis


Class Senior
Height 6'5"
Weight 186
Hometown Charlotte, N.C.
High School Butler

Played in 117 games in his career and made 71 starts…Left program with 1,219 points, which ranks 31st on Vanderbilt’s all-time scoring list…Made 269 career three pointers, which ranks sixth all-time.

2017-18 (Senior):
Played in 17 games and made 10 starts…Averaged 11.2 points per game in 26.1 minutes…Had season cut short due to a right shoulder injury suffered against Kentucky on January 13…Ended career with 1,219 points, and finished sixth all-time in Vanderbilt program history with 269 made three pointers…Had season-high 31 points and tied a career high with 11 rebounds against USC; Vanderbilt’s first 30-10 game for since A.J. Ogilvy (33 points, 10 rebounds at LSU, 3/4/09)…Marked the 2nd 30+ game of his career…Scored in double figures in 10 games as a senior…Had career-high four steals against Alcorn State.

2016-17 (Junior):
Played in 34 games and started in 22…Averaged 27.9 minutes per game…Averaged 13.9 points and 3.2 rebounds per game…Made 84 threes on the season and shot 37.2%, which ranked seventh in all games in the SEC…Was second in threes made (2.5) per game in the SEC…Now has 234 made threes in his career, which is eighth all-time on the Vanderbilt’s three’s made list…Scored 20 or more points in seven, and scored in double figures in 24 games in 2016-17…Eclipsed the 1,000-point barrier in his career against Arkansas – became 47th VU player to do so…Tallied a career-high 33 points vs. Auburn – made seven threes, first Commodore to make seven three’s in a game since John Jenkins made seven against Lafayette on December 21, 2011…Scored 25 points at Dayton…Made then season-high five threes vs. Flyers..Tallied 23 points in win at LSU in SEC opener. 

2015-16 (Sophomore):
Started 28 games and played in 32 contests…Scored in double figures in 17 games in 2015-16…Made three or more threes in 17 games…Tallied a career-high 20 points on three different occasions – at Arkansas, at Mississippi State, and at home against Kentucky…Tied a career-best with six made threes at Tennessee. He also added eight rebounds and a career-high four assists in 18-point effort…Finished the season first in the SEC in three-point field goal percentage at 44.6%…Had first double-double of his career with 10 points and career-high 11 rebounds vs. Wofford.

2014-15 (Freshman):
Played in 34 games and started 11…Averaged 7.2 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game…Made a team-high 71 threes on the season, which was the most by a freshman in the SEC, and his 40.1% shooting percentage from three was second overall in the SEC…Made 10 threes in his last two games, including a career-high six in the NIT Quarterfinals at Stanford, where he scored a career-high 18 points…Helped propel Commodores to a win over South Dakota State in second round of the NIT, making four consecutive threes in a two-minute span in second half…Scored in double figures in 10 games and made three or more threes in a game in 12 contests…Tied then-career-high with 14 points in win at Ole Miss…Scored 13 points apiece in two wins over Alabama, scored 11 points vs. Missouri…Tallied career-high 14 points on career-best four made threes at Arkansas…Scored 12 points in a career-best 35 minutes vs. Yale.

High School:
Played at Butler High School in Charlotte, N.C., and averaged 22 points, 13 rebounds, five assists, two steals and two blocks per a senior, and was named the SW4A Player of the Year and as a member of the Charlotte Observer’s All-Observer team…Was also named as an All-County and an All-District selection, and was invited to play in the Team USA vs. Team Florida Game as well as the North Carolina East/West All-Star Game.

James Matthew Fisher-Davis…June 15, 1996…Son of James and Carolyn Fisher-Davis…Has one brother Jacob (10) and one sister, Jaymee (20)…Major is Sociology…Chose Vanderbilt over Texas, Georgia, Baylor, Kansas State, Virginia, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Alabama, and Wake Forest…Recipient of the Jerry and Barbara Fridrich and Family Men’s Basketball Scholarship…Advice to youngsters: “Sacrifice things that aren’t as important as achieving your goals.”

Career Highs

Points: 33, vs. Auburn (1/4/17)
FG Made: 11, vs. Auburn (1/4/17)
FG Atts: 20, vs. Auburn (1/4/17)
3FG Made: 7, vs. Auburn (1/4/17)
3FG Atts: 14, vs. Auburn (1/4/17)
FT Made: 9, 3x, last vs. Kentucky (1/10/17)
FT Atts: 12, at LSU (12/29/16)
Rebounds: 11, 2x, last vs. USC (11/19/17)
Assists: 5, at Ole Miss (3/4/15)
Turnovers:  5, at Stanford (3/24/15)
Blocks: 4, 2x, last at South Carolina (1/6/18)
Steals: 4, vs. Alcorn St. (12/22/17)
Minutes: 41, at Arkansas (1/5/16)