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June 14, 2020

Catching Up With Forgotten Championship Heroes

Wynn McDonald 11:00am June 14, 2020 6/14/20 Comments Disabled

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A few weeks ago, I took the liberty of following up on the not-so-illustrious careers of a few members of the UK Basketball Villains Hall of Fame (which is a very real thing, I promise). That research got me thinking about the other side of the coin: what happened to the UK basketball heroes that…

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April 13, 2020

WATCH: KSR catches up with Kyle Wiltjer

Drew Franklin 2:00pm April 13, 2020 4/13/20

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KSR’s own Bradley McKee linked up with Kyle Wiltjer by way of Zoom to catch up with the former Wildcat in the professional phase of his basketball career.  It was Wiltjer’s first time on Zoom, he said, so we appreciate him breaking his Zoom silence to chat with Big Blue Nation. Among the topics, Wiltjer…

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November 15, 2019

Kyle Wiltjer Earns MVP of the Week in Basketball Champions League

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm November 15, 2019 11/15/19

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Following a 33-point, 10-rebound double-double performance on Wednesday against Filou Oostende in the Basketball Champions League in Europe, former Kentucky forward Kyle Wiltjer has been named the MVP of the Week. Playing for Turk Telekom out of Turkey, Wiltjer leads his team in points and minutes per game in the annual basketball tournament organized by FIBA. The…

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September 3, 2019

Kyle Wiltjer, Canada Eliminated From FIBA World Cup

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm September 3, 2019 9/3/19

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The Canadians were missing the majority of its superstar players and it resulted in an early exit from the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. Behind a team-high 24 points from former Kentucky forward Kyle Wiltjer, Canada lost game two of its group stage play to Lithuania by a score of 92-69. This comes two days…

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September 1, 2019

FIBA World Cup 2019: Kyle Wiltjer starts for Team Canada

Hayden Hooper 10:00pm September 1, 2019 9/1/19

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Former Kentucky forward Kyle Wiltjer was named a starter for Team Canada in their first-round matchup versus Australia. Wiltjer played 20 minutes and recorded 6 points, 3 rebounds, and 1 assist in Canada’s loss against Australia, 108-92. Canada’s next game will be Tuesday, September 3rd 7:30 a.m. EST against Lithuania In other news, Team USA…

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August 21, 2019

Kyle Wiltjer’s 18 Points Lead Canada to Victory Over New Zealand

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm August 21, 2019 8/21/19

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In Canada’s penultimate pre-FIBA World Cup game, former Kentucky forward Kyle Wiltjer poured in 18 points – including 11 in overtime – to help lead his country to a 103-100 overtime victory against New Zealand. This was the second straight win for Canada over New Zealand in as many days (Canada crushed New Zealand 122-88 on…

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July 19, 2019

Kyle Wiltjer Receives Team Canada Training Camp Invite

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm July 19, 2019 7/19/19

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Former Kentucky forward Kyle Wiltjer has accepted an invitation to represent his home country of Canada in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, according to the Canadian Basketball Federation. Wiltjer is among 29 players invited to compete for a spot on the final roster. He is one of four former Gonzaga Bulldogs who will also suit up…

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