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Prospect Profile:
Mike Wilkinson

Full Name: Michael Joseph Wilkinson
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-8 / 240
Birthdate: October 1, 1981 (Sauk Prairie, Wis.)
High School: Wisconsin Heights HS (Mazomanie, Wis.)
College: Wisconsin
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Wisconsin
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 32 0 94 212 .443 93 123 .756 18 54 .333 171 48 40 14 299 9.30
2002-03 32 32 113 261 .433 81 103 .786 21 71 .296 216 50 39 31 328 10.3
2003-04 32 32 136 277 .491 119 160 .744 28 81 .346 219 62 52 41 419 13.1
2004-05 34 34 179 349 .513 101 148 .682 27 73 .370 250 62 38 31 486 14.3
Totals 130 98 522 1099 .475 394 534 .738 94 279 .337 856 222 169 117 1532 11.8

Career Highlights: Finished among the top 10 in UW history in 11 career categories, including sixth on the all-time scoring list (1,532 points), third in career rebounds (856) and first in offensive rebounds (311). Played in a school-record 130 games (never missed a game). Led Wisconsin in rebounding for four consecutive seasons. Second player in Wisconsin history to finish with at least 1,500 career points and 800 career rebounds. Redshirted during the 2000-01 season.

Senior (2004-05): All-Big Ten First Team selection. Led the Badgers in field-goal percentage (.513). Scored in double figures 26 times, including eight 20-point games. Scored a career-high 29 points vs. Ohio State. Posted 28 points (9-of-11 shooting) and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds at Michigan. Averaged 16.3 points and 7.9 rebounds while shooting .553 from the field in Big Ten games. Averaged just 2.26 personal fouls per contest.

Junior (2003-04): Earned All-Big Ten Second Team honors. Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team after averaging 17.7 points in three games. Averaged 13.1 points and 6.8 rebounds on the season. Led Wisconsin in field-goal percentage (.491) and shot .528 from the field during Big Ten games. Had 22 double-figure scoring games, including nine of the last 10. Recorded back-to-back double-doubles with 23 points and 12 rebounds vs. Purdue, and 18 points and 10 rebounds at Michigan State.

Sophomore (2002-03): Led Wisconsin in rebounds and tied for fifth in the Big Ten with 6.8 rpg. Also finished fifth in the conference in offensive rebounds (2.3 per game). Led the Badgers with 31 blocked shots and finished second on the squad with 37 steals. Finished 12th in the Big Ten in free throw percentage (.786). Had 18 points (7-of-11 shooting) and eight rebounds vs. Tulsa in NCAA Tournament.

Freshman (2001-02): Appeared in all 32 games as a redshirt freshman, averaging 28.2 mpg. Led Wisconsin in rebounding (5.3 pg) and finished sixth in the Big Ten with 2.34 offensive rebounds per game.

Strengths: Solid combo forward who can shake defenders and get to the hole or shoot face-up jumpers. Has improved as a rebounder and shotblocker.

Personal: Graduated with a degree in agricultural business management in August 2004 and subsequently enrolled in graduate school at UW. Father (Kendall Wilkinson) played basketball at UW-Richland Center.