6’8 Saint Rose forward Matt Hodge has made his college choice!  Check out the JSZ highlight reel of the JSZ All-Zone selection and which Big East school will be his collegiate home

Matt Hodge came to Belmar via Belgium with his younger brother Jayden and made an immedate impact at Saint Rose High leading the Purple Roses to the Non-Public “B” state championship game.  Hodge has given his verbal commitment to play Division I basketball in the Big East with the Villanova Wildcats.  Hodge averaged 14.75 points and 8.8 rebounds per game for a Purple Roses team that went 24-5.  In the final game of his junior season, Hodge shined at Rutgers in the state finals loss to Roselle Catholic with 19 points and 8 rebounds.  His stock soared during the summer AAU season and ultimately chose Villanova over Marquette, Penn State, Maryland and Seton Hall.

Check out Matt’s JSZ highlight reel from his dynamic junior season: