Matt Haarms
Forward Center 3
250 lbs.
Last School
Purdue University
Roster Years

Before BYU

  • Played three seasons at Purdue from 2017-20 and appeared in 102 games with 40 starts and averaged 7.5 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.1 blocks
  • In the Purdue record book is fourth all-time in school history with 210 blocks and sixth in career field goal percentage at 58.2
  • Set career highs of 26 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks
  • As a junior in 2019-20, averaged 8.6 points and 4.6 rebounds while ranking fifth in the Big Ten with 2.0 blocks per game
  • As a sophomore in 2018-19, led the Big Ten in blocks with 2.1 per game and field goal percentage at 63.2 to go with averages of 9.4 points and 5.4 rebounds
  • Helped the Boilermakers finish with a record of 26-10 and advance to the Elite Eight of the 2019 NCAA Tournament
  • In Purdue’s four 2019 NCAA Tournament games, averaged 12.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.3 blocks while shooting 65.6 percent from the field
  • As a freshman in 2017-18, averaged 4.8 points and 3.2 rebounds and was second in the Big Ten at 2.1 blocks per game
  • Helped Purdue advance to the Sweet 16 in the 2018 NCAA Tournament and finish with a record of 30-7
  • Earned a spot on the 2017-18 Big Ten All-Academic Team
  • Spent his senior year of high school at Sunrise Christian Academy in Kansas and played for the U-18 Dutch National Team
  • Played with the Chauncey Billups Elite AAU team in the Adidas Gauntlet series


  • Graduated from Purdue in political science in the spring of 2020
  • Parents are Peter Haarms and Martine van Hoorn

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year 2020-2021

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

  • Matt Haarms dunks the ball in BYU men's basketball win over Portland

    Matt Haarms - Portland 1-21-21