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WYATT WILKES

#31

Player profile

(Updated June 2019)
position
Forward
height
6-8
weight
220
year
Sophomore-Redshirt
hometown
Orlando, Fla.
high school
Winter Park

WYATT WILKES' CAREER HIGHS

PTS: 6 vs. Canisius (11-19-18)
REBS: 4 vs. The Citadel (11-24-17)
BLKS: 1 vs. Southern Miss (12-21-17) , vs. The Citadel (11-24-17)
STL: 1 vs. Kennesaw State (11-22-17), vs. Wake Forest (2-13-19), vs. Murray State (3-23-19), at Pitt (11-6-19), vs. Chattanooga (11-20-19)

ON WILKES

One of the Seminoles’ hardest workers who has been a member of two NCAA Tournament teams…helped the Seminoles to the Elite Eight of the 2018 NCAA Tournament and to the Sweet 16 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament…has helped Florida State to an average of 26 wins in the first two seasons of his career…the Seminoles set the school record for wins in a season with 29 during the 2019 season and won 23 games during the 2018 season…played in only six games as a freshman in 2018 because of injury…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 247Sports…Future150.com had him 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…earned a special team J.U.I.C.E award (Just Us In Combat Every Day) at the Seminoles’ Honors Banquet in 2019.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2020)

Totaled 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal in his season debut at Pitt (Nov. 6)…a starter for the first time in his career and finished with 5 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists in a career-high 15 minutes in the Seminoles’ win over Chattanooga (Nov. 20)…

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2019)

Averaged 1.5 points and 0.7 rebounds as he played in a career-high 15 games in his second season as a Seminole…earned increased throughout the season as compared to his freshman season when he played in only six games…Florida State finished his second season with a 29-8 overall record, a 13-5 ACC record, a fourth place finish in the ACC standings and an appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament…the Seminoles’ 29 overall wins and 13 wins in ACC play are both single-season school records…earned playing time in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in his career with 10 minutes played in the Seminoles’ victory over Murray State (March 23, 2019, 90-62)…Florida State’s victory over the racers sent the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season…earned playing time in five different ACC games – at home in the Seminoles’ victory over Wake Forest (Feb. 13) and at National Champion Virginia (Jan 5), Boston College (Jan. 20), a road win over Georgia Tech (Feb. 16) and at North Carolina (Feb. 23)…totaled points in an ACC game for the first time at Virginia and in the Seminoles’ win at home against Wake Forest…totaled his career-high of six points and one rebound in five minutes of play in Florida State’s 93-61 win over Canisius in the AdvoCare Invitational in Tallahassee (Nov. 19)…in scoring six points against Canisius, he made a career-high two 3-point field goals…totaled three points in three minutes of playing time in Florida State’s 83-67 win over Troy in Tallahassee (Dec. 3)…totaled three points, one rebound and one assist in Florida State’s 85-68 win over Southeast Missouri (Dec. 17)…scored two points, pulled down one rebound and earned one steal in Florida State’s victory over Wake Forest in Tallahassee (Feb. 13)…totaled two points, one rebound and one steal in a season-high 10 minutes played in Florida State’s 90-62 victory over Murray State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament…the victory over Murray State advanced Florida State to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season (March 23).

AS A FRESHMAN (2018)

A redshirt season after an ankle injury limited him to just six games during his true freshman season…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 to the Final Four for the second time in school history…Florida State was undefeated in the six games he 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 in his career 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 34th 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 Humanities.