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WYATT WILKES

#31

Player profile

(Updated July 2018)
position
Guard
height
6-8
weight
220
year
Sophomore
hometown
Orlando, Fla.
high school
Winter Park

ON WILKES

A member of Florida State’s NCAA Tournament Elite Eight team in 2018…a talented member of the team who will earn increased playing time in his second season as a member of the program…played in only six games as a freshman in 2018 because of injury…was a top member of Florida State’s scout team and gained valuable experience as a member of the Seminoles’ scout team…did not let his injury curtail his growth as he learned from his teammates and the coaching staff each day he participated in practice…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…earned the Unsung Hero Award as a member of Florida State’s Scout team — the Green Vipers — at Florida State’s 2018 Honors Banquet.

AS A FRESHMAN (2018)

Averaged 0.7 points and 1.5 rebounds in six games played during his first season as a Seminole…helped Florida State to victories over No. 8 seed Missouri (March 16, 67-54), No. 1 seed Xavier (March 18, 75-70) and No. 4 Gonzaga (March 22, 75-60) to tie the school record for wins in a single NCAA Tournament with three…Florida State fell one win short of advancing the Final Four for the second time in school history…Florida State was undefeated in the six games in played in as a freshman…earned playing time in Florida State’s season opening win over George Washington at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Nov. 14)…scored the first basket of his career in the Seminoles’ 87-67 win over the Colonials…first career basket came with 1:03 remaining in the second half – a basket that gave Florida State its final margin of victory at 87-67…also earned playing time in Florida State’s wins over Kennesaw State (Nov. 22), the Citadel (Nov. 24), Loyola (Md.) (Dec. 6), against Tulane at the Amalie Arena in Tampa (Dec. 10) and Southern Miss (Dec. 21)…totaled nine rebounds in his six appearances with his career-high of four coming in Florida State’s victory over the Citadel at Donald L. Tucker Center…earned three rebounds against Southern Miss and two against Loyola (Md.)…totaled two assists against Loyola and one blocked shot against both the Citadel and Southern Miss…totaled his career-high of 13 minutes in the Seminoles’ victories over Loyola and Southern Miss.

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…a spot-on 3-point shooter who made 214 3-point shots during his high school career…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)…averaged 7.1 rebounds during his high school career with 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 33rd season at Rollins and is the winningest coach in Sunshine State Conference history…he is ranked 14th all-time for coaching victories among Division II women’s coaches…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…major is Media/Communication Studies.