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Kaelon Wilson
Kaelon  Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Texas

High School:
Lancaster

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 192

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

03/29/2018

MBB: Hervey earns second straight Lou Henson honor

Arlington native concluded his career as one of the most accomplished players in program history.

03/13/2018

MBB: Hervey named first team NABC all-district

UTA senior becomes the program's first 2-time first team selection

03/11/2018

MBB: UT Arlington vs. Georgia State - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following UTA's Sun Belt title game against Georgia State.

03/10/2018

MBB: Clutch plays lead UTA to Sun Belt semifinal win

Wilson's offensive rebounds, Hervey free throws clinch 71-68 victory over top-seeded Louisiana.

03/10/2018

MBB: UT Arlington 71, Louisiana 68 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following UTA's upset victory over top-seeded Louisiana.

03/10/2018

MBB: UTA vs. Louisiana

MBB: UTA vs. Louisiana - 2018 Sun Belt Semifinals

03/09/2018

MBB: UTA vs. Appalachian State

MBB: UTA vs. Appalachian State - Sun Belt Championship quarterfinals

02/01/2018

MBB: UTA vs. App State (2/1/2018)

UTA men's basketball hosted Appalachian State on Thursday, Feb. 1 at College Park Center.

01/27/2018

MBB: UTA at Georgia Southern

Photos courtesy of Georgia Southern athletics from the Maverick men's basketball team's contest against the Eagles.

01/11/2018

MBB: UTA at Little Rock

A selection of Mark Wagner photos from UTA's Jan. 11, 2018 men's basketball game at Little Rock.

CAREER: Concluded his career as the 24th player in program history to surpass 1,000 career points ... finished 16th in career points with 1,191 ... tied teammate Erick Neal for the most games played by a Maverick with 132 during his four years ... team went 88-48 in his four seasons for a .647 winning percentage.

AS A SENIOR (2017-18): Appeared in 32 of the team's 34 games with 30 starts ... averaged 11.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game ... third on the team in minutes played at 30.6 ... shot .438 from behind the 3-point arc, second on the team ... started each of the team's first 24 games before missing the Coastal Carolina and Texas State games due to injury ... returned to action off the bench at ULM ... the team's top 3-point shooter in terms of percentage at .447 ... set a career best with 23 points against Georgia Southern in his first start since suffering a Feb. 1 injury ... scored 22 points in 34 minutes at Niagara ... among the team leaders in minutes played at 30.9 per game ... registered a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds against Troy ... solid performance at UTRGV with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists ... scored 17 points against UT Dallas ... scored 13 points in the opener against LMU and added 10 points in the win at BYU ... handed out a career-high 5 assists with zero turnovers against Rice ... led the team in scoring with 17 at Coastal Carolina and 19 against South Alabama ... scored 21 points at Georgia State ... grabbed a pair of clutch offensive rebounds in the last minute of UTA's Sun Belt semifinal win over top-seeded Louisiana.

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Appeared in all 36 games and started 7 times, including the final four games of the year ... averaged 8.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in 19.7 minutes per game ... 36 appearances tied for the most ever for a UTA player in a single season ... shot .520 from the field ... registered 15 double-figure scoring performances, highlighted by a season-high 20 points in the team's first round NIT victory at BYU ... went 8-of-11 from the field at BYU ... went 7-of-9 from the field for 18 points in the NIT second round win over Akron ... scored 19 points in the opener against Texas Southern ... went 8-for-9 from the field with the only miss being a 3-point attempt against TSU ... scored 17 points in the team's win at Appalachian State set a career high with 4 steals in a home win over Little Rock ... also scored 13 points with 6 rebounds against the Trojans.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Played in 33 games with 12 starts … Ranked 13th in the Sun Belt with 1.1 average steals … Fourth among Mavericks with 5 rebounds a game … Averaged 10 points and 21.8 minutes … Season-high 21 points came against South Alabama … Season-best 13 rebounds vs. Arkansas State.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Appeared in 31 games with 5 starts as a true freshman … Averaged 5.8 points, 3.5 boards, 0.55 assists and 0.61 blocks in 19.6 average minutes … Contributed a season-high 8 rebounds and 2 steals against Troy on Jan. 31 … Season-best 16 points came vs. ULM on Jan. 8.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: A 2014 graduate of Lancaster High School. A three-year starter at Lancaster … Coached by Ferrin Douglas ... Averaged 15.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists as a senior … Played for Stacy Houston's DJH5 AAU team … Rated the 28th best player in the state of Texas by texashoops.com … Ranked among the top 15 shooting guards in Texas by texashoops.com.

PERSONAL: Son of Kevin and Yolanda Wilson … one of four children, along with siblings Courtney, Cameron and Kevya ... Finance major ... Interested in either coaching or working in human resources after college ... enjoys the fact that his family can see him play frequently at UTA ... lists Karl-Anthony Towns as the best player he's faced ... career plans including teaching, coaching basketball or working in finance.

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