Men's Basketball
Kyle Wiltjer - Men's Basketball - University of Kentucky Athletics 33


  • position Forward
  • height 6-9
  • Weight 239
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Portland, OR
  • High school Jesuit


Sophomore: SEC?Player of the Week (11/12) … SEC Sixth Man of the Year … Tallied 10 points, three rebounds in SEC Tournament vs. Vanderbilt … Logged 12 points at Georgia … Posted a team-high 18 points including a 6-of-6 showing from thee free throw line in game at Tennessee … Scored team-high 14 points in win over Auburn … Hit a season-best 5-of-6 from the free throw line in win at Texas A&M including 2-of-2 in the overtime period … Scored a game-high and career-high 26 points, while grabbing seven rebounds, dishing out three assists and tallying three steals in win at Ole Miss … Posted game-high 14 points, while grabbing seven rebounds at Alabama … Scored game-high 17 points while tying career-high with five assists in win at Auburn … Tallied team-high 17 points while grabbing five rebounds in win over Tennessee … Scored a game-high 17 points in win over Eastern Michigan … Totaled 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting from 3-point range against Louisville … Recorded his first-career double-double against Lipscomb with a game-high 23 points and a career-high 12 rebounds … Tied his career-best with seven 3s against Lipscomb … Posted 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists against Samford … Dished out career-high five assists against LIU Brooklyn … Scored a game-high 23 points against Lafayette, hitting 7-of-11 3-pointers, a career high in makes and attempts … Tallied five points, three rebounds and a career-high four assists against Duke … Led the Wildcats with a team-high 19 points in season opener against Maryland … Hit career-high four 3s against the Terrapins, while also blocking a career-best three shots and grabbing six rebounds.


Freshman: Saw action in all of UK’s 40 games on the year … Averaged 5.0 points and sunk 35 3-pointers … Scored five points in a win over Louisville … Made a 3-pointer in fourt straight NCAA?wins over Iowa State, Indiana, Baylor and Louisville in the NCAA Tournament … Nailed two 3-pointers, scoring eight points with three blocks in a loss to Vandy … Scored nine points on 3-of-4 from behind the arc in a win over Georgia … Nailed three 3-pointers, finishing with 13 points in a win over Ole Miss … Scored six points on two 3-pointers in a win over Florida … Reached double figures in scoring (12)?for the first time in his SEC career while also snaring four rebounds in a win at South Carolina … Grabbed an SEC-high five rebounds in a win over Tennessee … Had a pair of 3-pointers, while dishing out an assist and blocking a shot in an efficient eight minutes of action at Georgia … Swished a 3-pointer in a win over Alabama … Logged five key points on a flawless shooting night in a win at Tennessee … Scored five points and added a rebound in eight minutes of a win over South Carolina … Notched four points and a pair of rebounds in a win over Louisville … Poured in a career-high 24 points to lead the way in a win over Loyola … Scored five points and added four rebounds in a win over Samford … Tallied nine points on a trio of 3-pointers while adding three rebounds in a win over Chattanooga … Had an assist in seven minutes of action in a loss at Indiana … Forced a turnover and sunk a lay-up in UK’s win over North Carolina … Scored eight points to couple with a career-high eight rebounds in a win over Radford … Tallied 19 points on .500 shooting while adding three assists in a win vs. Penn State … Poured in 14 points and registered a pair of blocks against Marist … Scored a team-high 26 points in a win over Morehouse … Charted four 3-pointers in the win … Also added seven rebounds in the win over Transylvania.

High School

Averaged 19.6 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 2.5 assists as a senior for Jesuit High School … Received 2011 McDonald’s All-American Honors … Ranked 18th by ESPNU’s Top 100, 22nd overall by, and 22nd by … Scored 11 points with two rebounds in the McDonald’s All-American Game … Scored eight points with five rebounds in the Jordan Brand Classic All-American Game … Scored 12 points for the World Team in the Nike Hoops Summit … 2011 Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year … Three-time Oregon 6A State Champion … Oregon Class 6A Player of the Year.


Chose Kentucky over California, Georgia?Tech, Gonzaga, Kansas, Texas, and Wake Forest … Father, Greg, was a member of the Canadian national basketball team in the 1984 Summer Olympics.

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