Men's Basketball
Rob Dillingham - Men's Basketball - University of Kentucky Athletics 0


  • position Guard
  • height 6-2
  • Weight 160
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Hickory, N.C.

Ranked as high as No. 13 overall by 247Sports … Appeared in the 2023 Iverson Classic and was the Iverson Classic Crossover Award winner … Averaged 14.7 points and 4.9 assists per game at Overtime Elite … Joined Overtime Elite for final high school season … Charlotte Observer High School Basketball Player of the Year in 2020-21 … 2021 FIBA Americas U16 Championship MVP, averaging 15.7 points and 6.2 assists in more than 20 minutes per game … Averaged 21.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game as a sophomore at Combine Academy, leading the team to a 29-3 record and a non-association state title.

Born Jan. 4 in Hickory, North Carolina … Parents are Valaaulia Tailele and Donald Dillingham … Has two siblings, Pai Tailele and Denzel Dillingham … First car he drove was a Tesla … Dunked for the first time during the summer of his ninth-grade year in Rock Hill, South Carolina … Superpower he most wishes he had is tuberculation … Lists Kobe Bryant as his favorite player and Malik Monk as his favorite former Wildcat … His brother has influenced his life the most … Favorite food is Japanese … The Matrix is his favorite movie … Chose Kentucky over North Carolina, UCLA, Southern Cal, Memphis and Louisville.

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