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35  Derek Willis
Derek Willis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Mt. Washington, Ky.

High School:
Bullitt East

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 220

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1VL


01/19/2015

Kenucky Hosts Vanderbilt for Super Tuesday

Tuesday, January 20 | 9:00 p.m. ET | Rupp Arena (23,000) | Lexington, Ky.

01/08/2015

Kentucky Travels to Face Texas A&M

Saturday, January 10 | 1:00 p.m. ET | Reed Arena (12,989) | College Station, Texas

01/05/2015

Kentucky Opens Conference Play with Ole Miss

Tuesday, January 6 | 7:00 p.m. ET | Rupp Arena (23,000) | Lexington, Ky.

12/26/2014

Kentucky Closes 2014 with No. 4 Louisville

Saturday, December 27 | 2:00 p.m. ET | KFC YUM! Center (22,000) | Louisville, Ky.

12/12/2014

Blue Bloods Kentucky, North Carolina Clash on Saturday

Saturday, December 13 | 12:00 p.m. ET | Rupp Arena (23,000) | Lexington, Ky.

01/17/2015

MBB at Alabama, 011715

The men's basketball team beat Alabama 70-48 on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Al.

01/13/2015

MBB vs. Missouri, 011315

Men's basketball beat Missouri 86-37 on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, in Lexington's Rupp Arena.

12/20/2014

MBB vs. UCLA, 122014

Men's basketball beat UCLA 83-44 in the CBS Sports Classic on Saturday, December 20, 2014, in Chicago's United Center.

12/10/2014

MBB vs. Columbia, 121014

The Kentucky men's basketball team defeats Columbia 56-46 on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at Lexington's Rupp Arena.

12/07/2014

MBB vs. Eastern Kentucky, 120714

Men's basketball beat Eastern Kentucky University 82-49 in Lexington's Rupp Arena on Sunday, December 7, 2014.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 14 games as a freshman ... Poured in 16 points and added eight rebounds ... Scored a bucket and pulled down two rebounds in Kentucky's win over Georgia ... Hauled in a rebound in the win over Mississippi State ... Tallied six points, draining four free throws, in Kentucky's win over Robert Morris ... Knocked down a three and three free throws in UK's win over Northern Kentucky ... Scored two points off free throws in collegiate debut vs. UNC Asheville ... Averaged 4.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in two UK exhibition victories ... Totaled six points in 10 minutes of a win over Transylvania ... Scored two points and added four rebounds in the win over Montevallo.

HIGH SCHOOL: Scored 17.4 points and hauled in 9.4 rebounds per game as a senior ... Averaged 18.0 points and 9.3 rebounds while leading his team to the Sweet 16 in Rupp Arena as a junior ... Won two 6th Regional titles ... The first player to commit to the 2013-14 class ... Rivals has tabbed Willis as the No. 25 power forward, while Scout has him ranked at No. 27 ... ESPNU Recruiting has rated him at No. 37 at his position ... Appeared in the Derby Classic and the Kentucky-Indiana All-Stars games.

PERSONAL: Son of Trudy and Del Willis ... Born June 21, 1995 in Louisville, Ky. ... Chose Kentucky over Indiana, Louisville and Purdue.

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