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KYLE WILTJER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Five under-the-radar National Player of the Year candidates

While March and April are undoubtedly for the NCAA tournament, February has, at least in recent years, turned into the month for three things: bubble talk, 1-seed talk, and player of the year talk. This year, Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky and Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor have been running 1-2 for most of the season in the POY discussion, with Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calipari praises Kyle Wiltjer, admits he held him back at UK

Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer is having a monster season, averaging 17.4 points and 5.8 rebounds for the No. 3 Bulldogs. Today, he earned his second national Player of the Week honor after he scored 61 points and pulled down 18 rebounds in two games last week. This is Wiltjer’s first season playing for the ‘Zags, as he sat out last year after transferring from Kentucky. Even...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Kentucky Star Kyle Wiltjer Throws Up “3 Goggles” With Wildcats Fan After Gonzaga’s Win

Gonzaga junior Kyle Wiltjer may no longer officially be a part of Kentucky’s basketball program, but it’s clear that he still roots for the Wildcats when he’s not on the court. Wiltjer, who transferred from UK after the 2012-2013 season but still has a fantastic relationship with fans, ran into a young Wildcats supporter after his team’s 10-point victory over Saint Mary...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 3/2 Zags Erase 17-point Deficit for Win at Saint Mary's

Kyle Wiltjer had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and third-ranked Gonzaga rallied from 17 points down to beat Saint Mary's 70-60 on Saturday night.

No. 3 Gonzaga rallies from 17 down, beats Saint Mary's 70-60

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) Kyle Wiltjer had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and third-ranked Gonzaga rallied from 17 points down to beat Saint Mary's 70-60 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (28-1, 16-0) claimed the West Coast Conference championship outright and rolled up a school-record 21st straight victory. Wiltjer teamed with Przemek Karnowski to make some big shots down the stretch and keep...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down Kyle Wiltjer’s 45-point night

If you missed it, former Kentucky Wildcat sharpshooter Kyle Wiltjer exploded for 45 points on Thursday night as Gonzaga beat Pacific 86-74. Here are some notes on Wiltjer’s tour-de-force: – The 45 points is the third-highest total in Gonzaga history, … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
7 days ago

Wiltjer's 45 leads No. 3/2 Zags to 20th Straight Win

Kyle Wiltjer scored 45 points for Gonzaga's highest-scoring game in 54 years and the third-ranked Bulldogs tied a school record with their 20th straight win, 86-74 over Pacific.

Former Kentucky Wildcat Kyle Wiltjer Scores 45 Points for Gonzaga Bulldogs

Former Kentucky Wildcat Kyle Wiltjer had a big night for the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Thursday. Wiltjer dropped 45 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in a 86-74 win over the Pacific Tigers. He shot a remarkable 15-of-22 from the field, including 7-of-10 from beyond the arc. It was the first time a Gonzaga player had […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yes, this Gonzaga team is for real

For better and worse, consistency explains Mark Few’s tenure at Gonzaga. Over the past 16 seasons, Few has amassed 427 wins, 15...
Via Athlon Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyle Wiltjer is a shooting machine

Kyle Wiltjer began his collegiate basketball career at Kentucky before transferring to Gonzaga last year and redshirting for a season. A promising big man who averaged 10.2 points per game during the 2012-2013 season, it appears Wiltjer has spent a lot of time working on his outside shooting while he has been held out of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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