Men's Basketball


Kyle Wilson
Kyle Wilson
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Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Dallas Jesuit H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 230

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
11/13/1983

AT ILLINOIS

HIGH SCHOOL...
Team MVP averaged 22.4 points, nine rebounds, three assists, three blocks and three steals per game in helping Rangers to a 21-15 record in 2001-02 ? Consensus Top 100 recruit nationally ? Dallas Morning News All-Area Team and Jesuit College Prep Athlete of the Year as a senior ? Averaged 17 points and eight rebounds per game as a junior, earning team MVP honors ? 2001 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-State Private Schools selection ? Named to four All-Tournament teams as a junior ? Member of the USA Team at the 2001 and 2002 Global Games ? Ranked No. 72 in the nation by All-Star Report ? Ranked by RivalsHoops.com as the No. 97 player nationally ? Named Texas Christian Interscholastic League (TCIL) Newcomer of the Year and was an all-state selection as a sophomore, when Jesuit won the TCIL state championship.

PERSONAL...
Born Nov. 13, 1983 ? Parents are Steve and Jackie Wilson ? Father, Steve played basketball at Newman University from 1977-81?Grandfather, Junior Born, played basketball at Tulsa from 1953-57 ? Hobbies include playing golf and video games and listening to country music ? Lists favorite athlete as Dirk Nowitzki because "He is a very versatile player and he plays a lot like me." ? His father has most influenced his basketball career because "He is the one who has pushed me to be the best person and athlete I can be."

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