Wiltjer leaves Cats, transfers to Gonzaga

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by Kent Spencer

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 5:32 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A former player of the University of Kentucky’s basketball team is heading west to finish the remainder of his college career.

Kyle Wiltjer, the 6-foot-10 forward, has decided to transfer to Gonzaga as many had predicted.

Last month, Wiltjer announced he was going to explore other options but remained optimistic for a return to Kentucky.

Wiltjer just finished up play with Canada in the World University Games held in Russia.

This past season, Wiltjer averaged 7 points and three rebounds.

He will sit out the 2014-13 season and will be eligible to play with Gonzaga in 2014-15.
 

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