Kyle’s choice to explore options at another school disappoints me, but it’s his decision at the end of the day, and I fully support his decision. I would love for him to go through this process and return to us, but I will support him and help him in any way I can. He’s a terrific young man, a great student, a tremendous basketball player and an excellent teammate. If he does choose to go somewhere else, that school will be very lucky.
Wiltjer sunk two free throws with less than a second left on the clock to secure the Canadian men’s developmental national team’s 75-73 victory over the U.S., according to a Canadian Press report. Wiltjer led Team Canada with 17 points and was 5 for 5 from the free-throw line.
Of all places, current Kentucky forward Kyle Wiltjer randomly bumped into former UK former Josh Harrellson while in China. Wiltjer is in China this week as a part of the Canadian Development Men’s National Team, which is playing exhibition games there before the World University Games in July.
Kentucky forward Kyle Wiljter is one of 16 Canadian athletes who will play on the 2013 Canadian Development Men’s National Team. Training camp for the team opened this week at the Bo Jackson Fitness Center at Nike World Headquarters in Oregon.
Coach Cal met with the media on Wednesday to talk just about everything. Calipari covered last year and moving on from it, how he’ll approach this year’s team and the gargantuan expectations, the pressure to go 40-0, academics, you name it. Calipari even gave a brief statement on each and every player on next year’s roster.
These arrived today at the men’s basketball office for award winners Nerlens Noel and Kyle Wiltjer.
Twany Beckham, Brian Long, Sam Malone, Jarrod Polson and Kyle Wiltjer made the SEC Academic Honor Roll by meeting all of the SEC’s qualifications.
Harrison notched 22 points and a career-high seven rebounds in the win over Eastern Michigan and a career-high four assists Sunday night at the Barclays Center against Providence.