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33  Kyle Wiltjer
Kyle Wiltjer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 239

Position:
Forward


01/29/2014

Four Wildcat Signees Tabbed to McDonald's All-America Game

Kentucky has record 20 signees to play in high school All-Star game since Calipari's arrival

06/05/2013

Wiltjer Earns Canadian Development National Team Roster Spot

UK junior travels to China for exhibition series beginning June 8

04/23/2013

Kentucky Leads 2012-13 Winter SEC Academics Honor Roll

Honor roll features 49 Kentucky student-athletes

04/18/2013

Wildcats Add Three to 2013-14 Roster

Hawkins, Johnson and Randle join five previous additions from fall signing period

04/02/2013

Poythress to Return for Sophomore Season

Freshman forward joins Cauley-Stein and Wiltjer for 2013-14

12/04/2012

Kyle Wiltjer talks win over Samford

Kyle Wiltjer talks win over Samford

11/20/2012

Kyle Wiltjer talks about upcoming game against Morehead State

Kentucky sophomore forward Kyle Wiltjer talks about upcoming game against Morehead State

11/16/2012

Kyle Wiltjer Talks to Media after Lafayette Win

Kyle Wiltjer Talks to Media after Lafayette Win

11/15/2012

Kyle Wiltjer talks Duke loss and preparing for Lafayette

Kentucky sophomore forward Kyle Wiltjer talks Duke loss and preparing for Lafayette

10/31/2012

Kyle Wiltjer talks about lineup combos, Northwood exhibition

Kentucky forward Kyle Wiltjer talks about lineup combos, Northwood exhibition

03/15/2013

MBB vs. Vanderbilt, 031513

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team took on Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament in Nashville, Tenn.

03/09/2013

MBB vs. Florida, 030913

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team beat Florida 61-57 on Senior Day.

03/08/2013

MBB at Georgia, 030713

Men's basketball falls 72-62 at Georgia in their final road SEC game.

03/02/2013

MBB at Arkansas, 030213

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team fell to Arkansas 73-60 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayettevilly, Ark.

02/27/2013

MBB vs. Mississippi State, 022713

The UK men's basketball team defeats Mississippi State, 85-55, at Rupp Arena on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

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"Kyle showed last year that he is one of the best shooters in the nation. He's a very versatile, highly skilled big man who can play inside and out. With his work ethic and our needs, I think you will see another dimension to Kyle this year."
-- Head coach John Calipari

2012-13
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.

2011-12
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 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.

Personal
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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