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KYLE WILTJER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

Wiltjer scores 23, leads Gonzaga past North Dakota State

  For Gonzaga, it's on to the next round. For North Dakota State, it's back to the market. Kyle Wiltjer scored 23 points to lift the second-seeded Bulldogs to an 86-76 victory over the team that lifts weights in an out-of-commission grocery store. The Zags (33-2) will play Iowa on Sunday to try to make the second weekend of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2009. Sophomore...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Gonzaga vs. North Dakota State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Kyle Wiltjer can take Gonzaga far. Gonzaga rolled through the regular season, going 32-2 and 17-1 in the WCC. The Bulldogs were rewarded for their good play by the selection committee, earning a No. 2 seed in the South Region, where they’ll play No. 15 seed North Dakota State.  Be sure to check out our printable 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket here. Date: Friday, March 20  Time...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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
February 26, 2015  |  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
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

Wiltjer's career-high 45 lead No. 3 Gonzaga to victory over Pacific

  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 on Thursday night. Gary Bell Jr. added 12 points as the Bulldogs (27-1, 15-0 West Coast Conference) used another strong shooting night to roll to a victory. Gonzaga, which leads the nation in shooting at...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 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

Gonzaga University's Kyle Wiltjer set the behind-the-back basketball shot world record at 47 ft...not once but twice

Gonzaga University forward Kyle Wiltjer broke the world record farthest behind-the-back basketball shot. Previously at 24 feet...it is now set at 47 feet.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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