Wiltjer Selected For Canadian National Team

06/04/2013 07:11 PM

UK junior forward Kyle Wiltjer has been selected to the Canadian National Team, which will compete this summer at the World University Games. Wiltjer, who averaged 10.2 points and 4.2 rebounds as a sophomore, will headline Team Canada along with Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos and Baylor’s Brady Haislip. The team will train at Nike headquarters in Oregon before leaving for an exhibition series in China. From there, they’ll head to Russia for the World University Games, which will be played from July 6-17.

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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. 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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