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2013-14: Matt Sellers appeared in 12 games for Wyoming in the 2013-14 campaign, including making the first start of his career against Air Force on Feb. 25. He scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds on the season in seven minutes of action per game, as he appeared in the final seven contests of 2013-14. Sellers' top performance was four points, two rebounds, a block and a steal in a career-high 19 minutes at Texas A&M on March 19. Sellers connected on six of his eight free throws during the season.
2012-13: Sellers played in 11 games for Wyoming during the 2012-13 season, before tearing the meniscus in his right knee late in the season. He underwent surgery and rejoined the Cowboys for summer workouts. Sellers' top performance of the season was a career-high 10 points at San Diego State on Feb. 19. He also added one rebound and one assist in nine minutes of action. He played a career-high 10 minutes against Colorado State on March 6, while finishing the season with 10 rebounds, three assists and three blocks.
Before Wyoming: A 6'10" forward, Sellers played one season for coach Trace Bevell at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, Wyo., before transferring to the University of Wyoming in December of 2011. He attended classes at UW and practiced with the team during the 2012 spring semester and will have three years of eligibility with the Cowboys.
Sellers averaged 6.3 points and 3.5 rebounds in 2010-11 for the Mustangs, while shooting over 57 percent from the field. Western Wyoming won the Region IX title and qualified for the National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournament for the first time in school history. WWCC finished seventh at the event, after losing a close first game and winning its next three. In the classroom, he was named Academic All-Conference.
Sellers played his AAU ball with Big Game Sports, Minnesota Magic and Minnesota Fury Elite. He also trained with Jim Petersen, a former Houston Rocket and assistant coach of the 2011 WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx.
In the summer of 2011, Sellers was selected to play in the Mullen's Top 100 JUCO Showcase in St. Louis and also in the All-American JUCO Showcase All-Star game in Las Vegas.
A native of Champlin, Minn., Sellers did not play basketball in high school.
Personal: The son of Danny and Shelly Sellers, Matt was born on Aug. 19, 1991, in St. Cloud, Minn. He has one brother, Jason. Matt is majoring in math at Wyoming. He was also recruited by Texas-San Antonio, Iona and Cal Poly.