Appeared in 27 games, starting 11...missed the first 2 games of the season due to injury...blocked a career-high 44 shots which was 6th in the Southland Conference and his 36 blocks in conference play was 4th in the league...those 44 blocks was the 2nd-highest single season total in school history (58 by Jermaine Griffin in 2007)...has 80 career blocks which is already 4th on UTA's all-time list (145, by Griffin)...blocked 22 shots in his last 7 games....season-high 5 blocks, 4 rebounds in 14 minutes vs. UCA...Southland-high 6 points, 6 rebounds in 14 minutes at NSU...registered season-high tying 5 blocks, 5 rebounds vs. SFA...career-high 9 rebounds, 3 blocks, 5 points in 18 minutes at TSU...made first start of season (2nd of career) at Marshall and had 4 points in 13 minutes before fouling out...18 of his 25 FGs were dunks...career-high 7 points at HBU.
Became the first player off UT Arlington's bench along with Anthony Vereen during the final 10 games of the season... had 7 blocked shots on Jan. 30 against Sam Houston and finished the season as UT Arlington's blocked shot leader with 36...played at least 10 minutes in nine of the last 10 games... scored 6 points in the Mavericks Southland Tournament championship victory against Northwestern State... 4 points in UT Arlington's first-round NCAA Tournament game against Memphis... had just 14 turnovers in 309 minutes of action.
A three-year letterwinner at Terrell High School...named the district's defensive player of the year all three years...also named the district's newcomer of the year his sophomore season...played summer ball with Matt Read on the Dallas Mustangs AAU team...received scholarship offers from Long Beach State, San Francisco and San Jose State...ranked 27th in the state of Texas by Mike Kumstadt's Texas Basketball Review.
Born March 17, 1988, in Fort Hood, Texas...son of Ernest and Tammi Wilson...undecided on his major.
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