10 Morrison Lane: Former NBA player Adam Morrison is apparently a doomsday prepper

On a recent episode of the Pardon My Take Podcast, Gonzaga star Kyle Wiltjer was asked whether he wanted to be compared to the first major Zags star player Adam Morrison, or “the Poor Man’s Christian Laettner”. He said no, ostensibly because crying on the court after choking in the Sweet 16 is bad enough before becoming an NBA bust. But Wiltjer had another far more interesting...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Wiltjer helps deliver Gonzaga back to Sweet 16

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Fourth grade was when it started for Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer. That jumper with the smooth release off his hand that has helped lead Gonzaga back to a familiar place in the NCAA Tournament can be traced back to when Wiltjer was 10 years old. ''Fourth, fifth, sixth grade, all I could do was just bomb 30 (footers),'' Wiltjer said earlier this season. ''I was a gunner...
Via Associated Press
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Wiltjer scores 21 as Zags down BYU 71-68 for share of WCC

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Kyle Wiltjer scored 21 points as Gonzaga defeated BYU 71-68 in the regular-season finale for both teams on Saturday night. Gonzaga (23-7, 15-3) secured the No. 2 seed in the West Coast Conference tournament and earned a share of the regular-season title. The Bulldogs need St. Mary's to lose to San Francisco on Saturday night for the No. 1 seed and be crowned...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Gonzaga Star Kyle Wiltjer Sent His Girlfriend A Mark Few-Themed Valentine’s Day Card On Instagram

For Gonzaga basketball players, nothing says “Valentine’s Day” like head coach Mark Few, apparently. Star forward Kyle Wiltjer, who is averaging over 21 points per game for the Bulldogs this season, sent his girlfriend, Charday Hunt, an Instagram Valentine’s Card on Instagram, featuring a wonderfully corny pun about his coach. Happy Valentine's Day to my best friend...
Via College Spun
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Can Kyle Wiltjer carry Gonzaga early?

While the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ game in Japan on Friday against Pittsburgh turned into a slip and slide, it still revealed what GU needs to address. While the cancelled game was not a fair showing of what Gonzaga is capable of, it did show some liabilities for the Zags. Kyle Wiltjer is not one of them. He was as advertised against Pitt, just as strong as he was last year on the offensive...
Via The Student Section
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Wiltjer to Return to Gonzaga For Senior Season

A key member of the Gonzaga Bulldogs is returning to school. According to Raphielle Johnson of NBC Sports’ CollegeBasketballTalk, forward Kyle Wiltjer will return to the team for his senior season. A Kentucky transfer, Wiltjer averaged 16.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game as a junior. He shot 54 percent from the field and made 46.6 percent of his threes, very impressive for someone...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer Calls Out Twitter Troll Who Said Bulldogs Would Lose

Gonzaga, the No. 2 seed in the South, just wrapped up its first Elite Eight appearance since 1999 with a 74-62 win over No. 11 seed UCLA. The Bulldogs’ junior forward Kyle Wiltjer withstood a poor shooting night (4-of-12) to score eight points and pull down 10 rebounds in the win. After the game, Wiltjer made sure to call out a Twitter user that had tweeted at him earlier in the...
Via College Spun
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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

By Matt Hladik 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...
Via College Spun
February 23, 2015  |  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
February 22, 2015  |  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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