Kyle Wiltjer: "I Am Not Transferring"

03/31/2013 10:22 PM

With Ryan Harrow announcing earlier today that he’d be leaving Lexington for Atlanta and Georgia State University, questions began surrounding the status of sophomore Kyle Wiltjer, who had also been rumored to transfer. Wiltjer slammed that door shut late Sunday night though when he sent out three Tweets that said the following:

“I just want everyone to know that I AM NOT TRANSFERRING. The thought never crossed my mind. I love Coach Cal and the staff, UK, and the BBN. After talking with the coaching staff what I need to do. I want to be a part of another chip. This summer, I’m going to work hard to come back next season better and stronger to help my team fight for #9!”

Wiltjer averaged 10.2 points and 4.2 rebounds while shooting 42% (37% from three) on the year.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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