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#33 Kyle Wiltjer
Position: Forward
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 230
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Portland, OR
High School: Jesuit/University of Kentucky
Experience: Transfer

HIGH SCHOOL:  Graduated from Jesuit High in Portland, Ore…averaged 19.6 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 2.5 assists senior season…11 games of 20+ points including 33 points against Lake Oswego in semifinal of Les Schwab Invitational… 2011 McDonald's All-American Honors...ranked 18th by ESPNU's Top 100, 22nd overall by Scout.com, and 22nd by Rivals.com...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.

Kyle Wiltjer’s Collegiate Career

FRESHMAN (2011-12):  Signed letter-of-intent with Kentucky after also being recruited by Gonzaga among others…saw action in all 40 games for Wildcats... averaged 5.0 ppg, 1.8 rpg and sank 35 3-pointers for National Championship team...scored five points in a win over Louisville...made a 3-pointer in four straight NCAA wins over Iowa State, Indiana, Baylor and Louisville in the NCAA Tournament...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...poured in a then-career-high 24 points to lead the way in a win over Loyola...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...scored a career-high 26 points in a win over Morehouse.

SOPHOMORE (2012-13):  Attended Kentucky and named SEC Sixth Man of the Year, averaging 7.3 ppg and 2.8 rpg…scored 10 points, three rebounds in SEC Tournament vs. Vanderbilt...had team-high 18 points including a 6-of-6 showing from the free throw line in game at Tennessee...scored team-high 14 points in win over Auburn...scored a game-high and career-high-equaling 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...recorded his first-career double-double against Lipscomb with a game-high 23 points and a career-high 12 rebounds...tied career-best with seven 3s against Lipscomb...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...scored 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.

JUNIOR (2013-14):  Transferred to Gonzaga and must sit out per NCAA transfer rules…named to Canada’s Development Men’s National Team (DMNT) along with Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos that competed in the FISU Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia, also known as the World University Games…Canada finished fourth in the tournament with a 6-2 record after falling 78-68 to the Russia Federation in the semifinals.

Misc.:  Born in Portland, Ore., but has dual U.S./Canadian citizenship holds dual citizenship because his father, Greg, is Canadian and played for Canada in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles…one of 103 Canadians on NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams for 2013-14.

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