Rand Rowland
Rand  Rowland

Cleveland, Ga.

High School:
White County HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 201



3 letters

Business Administration


#TGW: Not Just a Rand-om Occurrence

Rand Rowland looking to continue the amazing ride he began at Georgia Tech


#TGW: Getting Back on Track

Jackets regain rhythm and sharpness in win over Tusculum as ACC play resumes Saturday


Rand Rowland Named to Allstate NABC Good Works Team®

Tech senior one of 10 players from all divisions named for their impact on the community


22 Student-Athletes Among Georgia Tech's December Graduates

Fall Commencement Ceremony Set for Saturday at McCamish Pavilion


#TGW: Taking The Lead

Senior forward Rand Rowland learned a lot about leadership at NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum


@GTMBK Game Action from the Bahamas

Assortment of game action shots from the Yellow Jackets' three games courtesy of 10thyearseniors.com and John Marc Nutt.


@GTMBK Catamaran Ride and Snorkeling Trip

The Yellow Jackets finished off a six-day trip to the Bahamas with a 3-hour catamaran ride and snorkeling trip.


Rand Rowland - Georgia Tech Basketball

Images of Georgia Tech forward from Cleveland. Ga.

Career Notes

Non-scholarship player who joined the program in the summer of 2013 ... Was placed on scholarship for the spring semester, awarded prior to Tech's game vs. Louisville his senior year ... Played in 15 games at Tech, eight as a senior ... Excellent athlete who works with Tech's big men in practice ... Did not dress for games in 2013-14 ... Member of the Tech "Iron Five" group who simulates the opponent's offenses and defenses in practice ... Made the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2015.

2016-17 - Game-by-Game Statistics

Graduated in December of 2016 with his degree in business administration, and celebrated the day after commencement by playing four minutes and grabbing the first two rebounds of his career vs. Alcorn State ... Studied for a second bachelor's degree in the school of history and sociology ... Was named to the AllState NABC Good Works Team on Feb. 7, and celebrated that by scoring his first collegiate points vs. Tusculum at Tech ... Also had a rebound and an assist in a career-high eight minutes.

2015-16 - Game-by-Game Statistics

Played in six games, taking one shot ... Career high four minutes early in the season against Green Bay ... Played in two of the three games (17 minutes) on Tech's August trip to the Bahamas ... Scored two baskets and had two assists ... Played a career-high four minutes vs. Green Bay, saw action in six games as a junior.

2014-15 - Game-by-Game Statistics

Played in one game - two minutes against Appalachian State ... Made the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School

Versatile athlete who played basketball, golf and tennis and ran cross country at White County High School ... Played three seasons of basketball for coach Sam Borg, earning second-team all-region honors in 2013 and earning a spot in the Northeast Georgia All-Star Classic ... Scored career-high 28 points vs. Jackson County on Dec. 15 of his senior year ... Helped carry the golf team to the region 8AAA championship in 2013 ... Very involved in high school activities as well, including the Student Council (vice president), Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Warrior TV (sideline reporter for state's top high school student broadcasting network/see video he put together of himself on the basketball court below).


Full name is Matthew Rand Rowland ... Born August 8, 1995 in Jackson, Miss. ... Son of Parker and Abby Rowland ... Father is retired, mother is the nutrition director for the White County School System ... Has lived in Gainesville, Ga., Franklin, N.C., and Lula, Ga., before settling in Cleveland, Ga. ... Third-oldest of seven children ranking from 22 to 10 ... Oldest, brother Scott, graduated from Tech in December 2013 ... Cousin of former Tech infielder Jeff Rowland (2008-10) who went on to play in the Detroit Tigers minor league system ... Father played baseball at West Georgia College and also in the Detroit Tigers minor league system ... Majoring in business administration at Tech and hopes to teach and coach on the high school level.

 Career Statistics 

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2014-15   1-0  2.0  .000  .000  .000  0.0  0.0 
2015-16   6-0  13  2.2  .000  .000  .000  0.0  0.0 
2016-17   8-0  16  2.0  .333  .000  .000  0.5  0.3 
TOTAL  15-0  31  2.1  .250  .000  .000  0.3  0.1