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#32 Kyle Wilson
Position: F
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
City/State: Plano, TX
High School: Dallas Jesuit HS
Other College: Illinois
Experience: Transfer

2005-06 (Junior): Wilson was named all-Valley honorable mention after averaging 11.3 points and 5.8 rebounds and is WSU's second-leading returning scorer...Wilson reached a new career high rebounding total with 11 against Evansville on Feb. 1...It marked his first double-double, as well as his first double-figure rebounding effort and the Shockers’ eighth of the season...He also reached double-figure rebounds against George Mason with 10...Wilson led WSU in two wins by averaging 16.0 points and 6.0 rebounds while shooting 55 percent (11-20) from the field as WSU won at Evansville and at Missouri State. Wilson scored 15 points with six rebounds at UE, while his 17 points led WSU at MSU...For the week he also shot 63.6 percent (7-11) from the arc, and was a perfect 9-of-9 from the line...Wilson was named WSU Athlete of the Week for the week of Dec. 5-11...He led the Shockers in two games by averaging 17.0 points and 7.0 rebounds...At San Francisco, he tied a career high with 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting including 5-of-7 from the three point-line...He also grabbed nine rebounds in 36 minutes of play...Against Michigan State, he hit double figures again with 10 points and pulled down five rebounds. In the two games, Wilson has shot a blistering 6-of-9 from the three point-line after missing his first 10 on the year...He averaged 12.7 points in WSU's three NCAA Tournament games on 44 percent shooting...He had 17 points in WSU's win over Tennessee.

2004-05 (Sophomore): The transfer made a splash in his first year in the Missouri Valley Conference, averaging 9.8 points per game while averaging 19.9 minutes a game as a member of the Valley’s All-Newcomer team and captain of the Valley’s All-Bench team...Scored a career-high 24 points against Evansville in Wichita on New Year’s Eve-His other two 20-point games were 23 points at Indiana State, while he scored 20 points against Houston in the NIT in Wichita... Wilson came up big for the Shockers against Missouri State (formerly SMS) hitting a key three-pointer with 12 seconds remaining helping WSU then remain perfect on the road and in the Valley...He averaged 19.0 points and 2.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 0.5 steals in the Shockers’ wins over UMKC and Evansville to be named both the Valley’s Player of the Week and Newcomer of the Week..

Transfer (2003-04): Transferred to Wichita State from Illinois and sat out the 2003-04 season per NCAA requirements.

At Illinois (2002-2003 Freshman): Played in 18 games on the season, averaging 2.6 points and 1.6 rebounds ... Scored a career-high 14 points in the season-opener vs. Lehigh, hitting 3-of-5 3-pointers ... Added 11 points in the next contest vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Scored five points on 2-of-3 shooting vs. Coppin State ... Pulled down four rebounds vs. Missouri ... Had four boards and two assists vs. Oakland ... Played seven minutes in the Big Ten quarterfinal win over Northwestern, scoring seven points.

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: Son of Steve and Jackie Wilson ... Born Nov. 13, 1983 ... Father, Steve played basketball at Kansas Newman University from 1977-81...Grandfather, Junior Born, played basketball at Tulsa from 1953-57 ... He is a licensed pilot, and is majoring in Business Administration at WSU.