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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

02/17/2018

MBB: UT Arlington 79, Louisiana 100 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following UTA's loss at Louisiana

02/16/2018

MBB: UTA travels to league-leading Ragin' Cajuns

Mavericks looking to hand Louisiana its first home loss of the season.

02/15/2018

MBB: UT Arlington 71, ULM 84 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs' road loss at ULM.

02/13/2018

MBB: Mavericks looking to reverse road fortune in Louisiana

UTA looking to maintain momentum after winning 3-straight at home.

02/07/2018

MBB: UTA ready to host in-state rival Texas State

Mavericks welcome Bobcats to College Park Center in Sun Belt Showdown

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.

12/31/2017

UTA Men's Basketball at Appalachian State

A selection of Dave Mayo photos from the UTA men's basketball team's Dec. 31, 2017 contest at Appalachian State.

12/18/2017

MBB: UTA at Creighton

A selection of Creighton courtesy photos from the UTA at CU basketball game in 2017.

AS A SENIOR (2017-18): -- As of Feb. 14 -- Started each of the team’s first 24 games before missing the Coastal Carolina game due to injury ... the team’s top 3-point shooter in terms of percentage at .443 ... set a career best with 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.

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.

WILSON CAREER STATISTICS
Total 3-Ptr F-Throws Rebounds
Season GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2014-15 31-5 607/19.6 66-150 .440 17-54 .315 30-51 .588 32 75 107 3.5 65 1 17 30 19 11 179 5.8
2015-16 33-12 719/21.8 112-247 .453 20-76 .263 85-123 .691 58 107 165 5.0 61 0 34 37 4 35 329 10.0
2016-17 36-7 709/19.7 117-225 .520 14-64 .219 69-106 .651 33 68 101 2.8 65 0 42 49 5 30 317 8.8
Total 100-24 2035/20.4 295-622 .474 51-194 .263 184-280 .657 123 250 373 3.7 191 1 93 116 28 76 825 8.3

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