33 Kyle Wiltjer
Zags look for 5-0 start to WCC play
open with defending SWAC champions inside the Kennel
Former Zag receives annual honor from West Coast Conference
Jordan Mathews scored 16 points to help Gonzaga slowly pull away from South Dakota State for a 66-46 victory.
Zags rack up West Coast Conference postseason accolades
Sweet 16: No.11 Gonzaga vs No. 10 Syracuse
Photos from the day before Gonzaga takes on Syracuse in the Sweet 16 on March 24, 2016.
No. 3 Utah vs No. 11 Gonzaga
The Bulldogs defeat Seton Hall in the Round of 64, on March 17th.
Feb. 27, 2016
REDSHIRT SENIOR (2015-16)
The top-vote getter for the Associated Press Preseason All-American list … SI.com Preseason All-American … CBSSports.com Preseason Player of the Year … NCAA.com Top Five Seniors … Preseason All-West Coast Conference … appeared and started in all 36 games … led GU with 20.4 points per game … his 736 total points is the fourth-highest single-season point total in program history … led the team with 90 three-pointers, tied for sixth all-time at Gonzaga … second on the team in rebounding at 6.3 per game … in two years at Gonzaga, he scored 1,374 points, which ranks in the schools top 20 all-time … earned All-WCC First Team and NABC All-District First Team honors … named to several national player of the year watch lists, including the Naismith Trophy, the Wooden Award, the Oscar Robertson Trophy, and Karl Malone Award … named WCC Mike Gilleran male Scholar-Athlete of the Year … named an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American … Senior CLASS All-American … DI-AAA ADA Men's Scholar Athlete of the Year … WCC All-Academic first teamer.
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2014-15)
Played in all 38 games with 37 starts, leading the team in scoring at 16.8 points per game (5th in WCC) Led team in three-point field goal percentage at .466 and was second in three pointers with 68...Ranked third on team with .540 field goal percentage...Earned USBWA Second Team All-America, Associated Press Third Team All-America and NABC Third Team All-America honors...Named All-WCC First Team, WCC Newcomer of the Year, WCC Tournament Most Outstanding Player and WCC Player of the Week three times... Also awarded NCAA South Region All-Tournament Team and NIT Season Tip Off All-Tournament Team honors...Named a Wooden Award Finalist, Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalist, Karl Malone Award Finalist and Naismith Award Top 10...Had a team-best 30 games with double-figures, including 13 with 20-plus...Tallied the No. 3 all-time scoring game in school history with 45 points (2nd-highest single game in NCAA in 2014-15) in win at Pacific in which he made 7-of-10 from three and 15-for-22 overall...Scored 32 against Georgia at Madison Square Garden in NIT Season Tip Off Classic...Had team-best five double-doubles including 29-point, 11-rebound effort in win at San Francisco...Second on the team in rebounding at 6.2 per game and second in blocks with 25 on the season...Had 13 games with at least seven rebounds and six with double figures...Had 18 points and 10 rebounds in WCC Tournament Final victory over BYU...Opened NCAA Tournament with 23 points and eight rebounds in Second Round win over NDSU, followed by a 24-point, seven-rebound effort two nights later against Iowa to advance to the Sweet Sixteen...Had 16 points and five boards in Elite Eight loss to Duke...638 total points on the season is seventh-highest ever at Gonzaga.
Transferred to Gonzaga and sat out per NCAA transfer rules...Used redshirt season...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.
Attended Kentucky and named SEC Sixth Man of the Year, averaging 10.2 ppg and 4.2 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.
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.
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...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.
03/30/2018 - Williams Named to Senior CLASS All-American Second Team
03/27/2018 - Williams Named Honorable Mention All-American
03/22/2018 - Gonzaga Falls to Florida State in Sweet 16
03/21/2018 - MBB West Regional Semifinal Media Day
03/21/2018 - Few Named NABC District 9 Coach of the Year
03/19/2018 - MBB Faces Florida State in Sweet 16
03/17/2018 - NCAA West Regional Ticket Information