Former University of New Hampshire men's basketball player Matt Alosa will be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in the high school category, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 at Mohegan Sun, the Hall of Fame recently announced.
Alosa led Pembroke Academy to a 21-1 record and the Class I boys' basketball championship his senior year in 1991. Alosa, who returned to Pembroke three years ago to become the head coach, was the state's third 2,000-point scorer, and set the Spartans' all-time scoring record with 2,575 points.
After transferring from Providence, Alosa spent two years in Durham and helped lead the Wildcats to their best season in school history during the 1994-95 season with a 19-9 record, including 11-5 in the conference. Despite only having two seasons to rack up numbers, Alosa is UNH's eighth all-time leading scorer with 1,247 points. Alosa, who was All-NAC Second Team both years at UNH, also holds records for all-time scoring average (23.1 ppg), single-season scoring average (24.0 ppg), 3-pointers made in a season (87), free throws made in a season (150), points in a half (28) and free throw percentage in a game (1.000, 12-12).