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April 12, 2018
Nike New York Headquarters

A’ja Wilson

College/Country: South Carolina
Position: Forward
Height: 6'5
Birthdate: August 8, 1996
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina
(Image courtesy of South Carolina Athletics)

2018 national Player of Year (AP; espnW; USAT; WBCA/Wade; Drysdale/USBWA; Naismith. First first 3-time SEC POY; 4-time All-America; 4-time All-SEC First Team; 2-time SEC Defensive POY (outright in 2015; shared in 2018); 3-time SEC All-Def. Team; So. Car.’s career points leader. Finalist for Naismith, Wooden, Wade honors as soph., jr., sr. … 2017-18: In addition to na’l and SEC POY, Gamecocks’ team captain won Leslie Award as nation’s top center; All-America First Team (AP, espnW, USAT, WBCA; USBWA. Finished among top 11 in D-I in multiple stats (5th in double-doubles, bpg; 7th in ppg; 11th in rpg) … 2016-17: MOP of Final Four as SC won program’s first nat’l title. All-America First Team (AP, WBCA, USBWA, ESPN, SI, Wooden). SEC’s POY … 2015-16: First of three straight SEC POY honors; first of two total SEC DPOY awards. All-America First Team (AP, WBCA, USBWA, ESPN, Wooden) … 2014-15: All-America Third Team (AP); SEC Frosh of Year … PREP: 2014 Nat’l POY (WBCA, Naismith, Parade) … PERS/MISC: Father, Roscoe, played at Benedict College and professionally in Europe for 10 years.

Career Statistics

ppg
17.3
stl
1
reb
8.7
blk
2.6
ast
1.4
fg%
55%