Kyle Kuric Biography
Source: University of Louisville athletic website
June 18, 2012
Born Aug. 25, 1989 ... Son of Steve and Judi Kuric ... Has one older sister (Katie) ... Major is business management with a minor in entrepreneurship... Kuric was selected to the Big East Honor Roll on Feb. 14 after averaging 25.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and hitting 62.1 percent from the field—including 9-of-14 three-point goals (.643) -- as Louisville split games against Notre Dame and Syracuse ... Kyle Kuric’s monster slam dunk in the waning seconds of the first half at Notre Dame was voted as the "2011 Papa John’s Dunk of the Year" ... Kuric’s dunk received 45 percent of the votes in a Facebook fan poll to earn the national title ... Kuric has been selected a tri-captain of the 2011-12 University of Louisville Men's basketball team along with Peyton Siva and Chris Smith ... He is expected to have an impact senior year for the Cardinals Kuric was crowned U of L’s Homecoming King on Oct. 9, 2010 at halftime of the Cards’ homecoming football game vs. Memphis Tigers ... He is frequently called "King Kyle" because of this selection.
Kuric has some significant off court accomplishments as well ... He has been selected for the Dean's List and AD honor role at U of L several times ... He also serves as the student representative on the U of L Athletic Association Board of Directors, the governing body for the Cardinals’ athletic department. He was honored as U of L’s Most Outstanding Sophomore in April 2010.