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WYATT WILKES

#31

Player profile

(Updated July 2017)
position
Forward
height
6-8
weight
210
year
Freshman
hometown
Orlando, Fla.
high school
Winter Park

Wyatt Wilkes Bio

“The 6-foot-7 forward possesses a unique game. He uses angles, ball fakes, pace and athleticism to get where he wants off the dribble. His shot is probably his best attribute as he’s capable of hitting contested jumpers, either spotting up or off the bounce,” said Dan McDonald of Rivals.

A very versatile player and a strong perimeter defender as he often guards the opponents’ point guard…ranked as the nation’s 25th best power forward by 247sports…ranked as the 30th best power forward in the country according to ESPN.com…ranked the 16th best in the state of Florida according to 247 sports…Future150.com as he ranked as the 20th best small forward in the nation and the sixth best all-around player in the state of Florida…participated in the Nike Elite 100 camp during the summer prior to his junior season…played for the Southeast Elite AAU team in 2015 that won the 17-U Platinum division title…led CP25 Southeastern Elite to the team championship at the 2016 U17 Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions,…averaged 15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in the Nike Memorial Day Classic in 2016 to lead CP25.

At Winter Park

Graduated from Winter Park High School in 2017…earned All-State Class 8A Second Team honors as a senior…All-Area First Team selection in 2015 and 2016 by the Orlando Sentinel…averaged 17.4 points, 9.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game in his senior season… led Winter Park to the 8A state Championship Final Four with a 20-11 record…scored in double figures in 17 of his 31 games as a senior while scoring a season high 31 points in a win over Timber Creek…six double-doubles as a senior…totaled 28 points and eight rebounds against Windermere Prep as a senior…a double-double of 26 points and 10 rebounds came in a win over Clearwater…a double-double of 31 points and 12 rebounds came in a victory over Timber Creek…a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Apopka…a fourth double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds came in a win over Dr. Phillips…totaled 27 points in a win over Lake Nona…was a freshman starter for the Wildcats on their 2013-14 state championship team…earned a spot as a starter on the Winter Park varsity as a freshman and averaged in double figures (12.9 ppg in 114 career games) for his career…averaged 7.6 points as a freshman, 13.1 points as a sophomore, a career-high 17.1 points as a junior (totaled eight double-doubles as a junior) and 14.5 points as a senior…averaged 7.1 rebounds during his high school career with a career-high 8.5 rebounds per game coming during his junior season…totaled 1,474 points and 812 rebounds per game as a prep star.

Personal

Born April 9, 1999…Wyatt is the son of Kim and Glenn Wilkes. Jr.…his father is the legendary head women’s basketball coach at Rollins (Fla.) College…he is in his 32nd season at Rollins and is the winningest coach in Sunshine State Conference history…his mother was a four-time All-American basketball star at Rollins…is the grandson of National Basketball Hall of Famer and long-time Stetson coach Glenn Wilkes Sr. …the nephew of former Seminole assistant coach Rob Wilkes (2000-02)…received more than 20 Division I scholarship offers…selected Florida State over Duke, Kansas, Florida, Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech and Missouri.