Thursday , Aug , 26 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Heat sign second-round pick Freije

=== Heat sign second-round pick Freije ===

Miami, FL (Sports Network) – The Miami Heat have signed forward Matt Freije,
their second-round pick in the 2004 NBA Draft. Terms of the deal were not
disclosed.

Freije, the 53rd overall pick of the draft, averaged 15.6 points and 4.9
rebounds during his four seasons at Vanderbilt. He completed his career as
Vandy’s all-time leading scorer with 1,891 points.

As a senior, the 6-10 gunner averaged an SEC-best 18.4 points and earned
third-team All-American honors from the National Association of Basketball
Coaches.

Freije played in five games for Miami’s summer league team and averaged 10.2
points. In his final game, he scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds,
draining 5-of-6 shots from three-point range.

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