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21 Isaiah Wilkins
Isaiah  Wilkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lilburn, Ga.

High School:
Greater Atlanta Christian

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 227

Position:
F


11/26/2016

CBS Sports Network Highlights: Virginia vs. Iowa

Highlights from UVA men's basketball's 74-41 win over Iowa in the Emerald Coast Classic

03/08/2018

Virginia vs. Louisville (USATSI)

Virginia men's basketball vs. Louisville at the ACC Tournament

03/01/2018

Virginia vs Louisville (USATSI)

Virginia vs Louisville

02/24/2018

Virginia vs. Pittsburgh (USATSI)

Virginia vs. Pittsburgh (USATSI) Men's Basketball

02/21/2018

Virginia vs. Georgia Tech (USATSI)

Photos from Virginia men's basketball vs. Georgia Tech - Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

02/13/2018

Virginia @ Miami (USATSI)

Virginia @ Miami

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• Named to the All-ACC defensive team in 2017
• Led UVA in rebounding, blocked shots and steals in 2016-17
• Tallied double-doubles vs. Louisville (2/6/17) and Miami (2/20/17)

2017-18 SEASON
• Tri-captain started 34 games
• ACC Defensive Player of the Year and All-ACC Defensive Team
• Shot 48.5 percent from the field, 75.6 percent free throws
• Has five or more rebounds in 28 games
• Led UVA in rebounds in 17 games
• Has taken a team-high 12 charges
• Blocked four shots in four contests
• Ranks 17th at UVA with 631 career rebounds and tied for ninth with 132 career games played
• Recorded nine points, eight rebounds and three blocks against UNCG (11/10/17)
• Tallied eight points, eight rebounds, two assists, and took three charges at VCU (11/17/17)
• Scored career-high 19 points vs. Rhode Island en route to NIT Season Tip-Off MVP honors
• Tallied 14 points, six rebounds and three steals vs. Lehigh (12/2/17)
• Finished with six points, nine rebounds, three blocks and three assists vs. Hampton (12/22/17)
• Tallied a career-high 14 rebounds along with eight points and four blocked shots vs. Boston College (12/30/17)
• Recorded 10 points and six rebounds vs. NC State (12/14/18)
• Hauled in a game-high 10 rebounds vs. Louisville (1/31/18)
• Pulled in seven rebounds with three assists, two blocks and two steals vs. Virginia Tech (2/10/18)

2016-17 SEASON
• Played in 33 games, including 28 starts
• Averaged 6.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocked shots
• Shot 55.6 percent from the field, 57.1 percent from 3-point range and 70.2 percent from the free-throw line
• Missed the Florida game (3/18/17) due to illness
• Named to the All-ACC defensive team
• Ranked fifth in offensive rebounding (2.78 rpg), sixth in blocked shots (1.44 bpg) and 12th in rebounding (6.8 rpg) during ACC action
• Ranked eighth in blocked shots (1.3 bpg) and 18th in rebounding (6.0 rpg) in ACC in all games
• Scored 11 points vs. Iowa (11/25/16)
• Tallied six points, six rebounds and career-high six assists vs. Robert Morris (12/17/16)
• Registered three blocks vs. Florida State (12/31/16)
• Recorded a career-high five blocks vs. Wake Forest (1/8/17) 
• Tied a career high with 13 rebounds at Clemson (1/14/17)
• Added 11 points and had a team-high nine rebounds at Boston College (1/18/17)
• Registered 13 points, nine rebounds and career-best nine free throws at Notre Dame (1/24/17)
• Tallied 12 points and game-high eight rebounds in a career-high 35 minutes at Villanova (1/39/17)
• Scored a career-high 15 points and added nine rebounds vs. Virginia Tech (2/1/17)
• Recorded first career double-double with 13 points, 11 rebounds and career-high tying five blocked shots vs. Louisville (2/6/17)
• Recorded second career double-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds vs. Miami (2/20/17)
• Matched career highs in steals (4) and minutes (41) vs. Miami (2/20/17)
• Did not start at NC State (2/25/17) due to strep throat
• Tallied nine rebounds and four blocked shots vs. North Carolina (2/27/17)
• Lettered


2015-16 SEASON
• Played in all 37 games, including 21 starts
• Averaged 4.6 points and 4.1 rebounds
• Shot 51.8 percent from the field and 58.3 percent from the free-throw line
• Led team with 31 blocks
• Added 55 assists and 28 steals
• Scored 14 points on 5-7 FGs and 4-4 FTs vs. Virginia Tech (2/9/16)
• Grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds vs. NC State (2/15/16)
• Scored 12 points (6-9 FGs) and added four rebounds and three assists in NCAA Sweet 16 win against Iowa State (3/25/16)
• Scored 10 points on 4-7 shooting vs. Clemson (1/19/16)
• Scored eight points and grabbed seven boards in ACC semifinal win against Miami (3/11/16)
• Blocked four shots at Virginia Tech (1/4/16)
• Had a team-high eight rebounds vs. Oakland (12/30/15)
• Scored six points and tied a career high with four steals vs. West Virginia (12/8/15)
• Tallied eight points and added a career-high four steals vs. William & Mary (12/5/15)
• Scored five points and grabbed four rebounds in his first career start vs. Villanova (12/19/15)
• Lettered

2014-15 SEASON
• Played in 28 games
• Averaged 1.6 points and 2.5 rebounds
• Shot 39.6 percent from the field, 66.7 percent from 3-point range and 54.5 percent from the free-throw line
• Ranked third on the team in blocks (18)
• Made collegiate debut at James Madison and scored eight points, while recording five rebounds, three assists and two blocks (11/14/14)
• Recorded eight rebounds in 13 minutes of action vs. South Carolina State (11/18/14)
• Scored five points (including his first career 3-pointer) vs. Clemson (1/13/15)
• Registered six points and four rebounds at Boston College (1/17/15)
• Tallied seven points and five rebounds vs. Duke (1/31/15)
• Grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots at Wake Forest (2/25/15)
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL


• Three-year letterwinner from 2012-14 for head coach Eddie Martin at Greater Atlanta Christian High School in Atlanta, Ga.
• Led GAC to back-to-back Georgia AA State championships in 2013 and 2014
• Named Georgia Gatorade Player of the Year in 2014
• Named Georgia Class AA Player of the Year in 2013 and 2014
• Averaged 18.2 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.4 blocked shots, 2.6 assists and 2.2 steals as a senior in 2013-14
• Tallied 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a junior in 2012-13
• Named The Daily Post's Gwinnett County Player of the Year in 2013 and 2014
• Named Atlanta Tipoff Club Metro Player of the Year in 2014
• Earned Region 6-AA Player of the Year honors in 2013 and 2014
• Led GAC to the first undefeated season (32-0) in Gwinnett County history in 2013-14
• Garnered All-State First-Team honors from the Georgia Sports Writers Association
• Tallied 29 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots in 58-55 win over Calhoun in 2014 Georgia AA State championship game
• Ranked No. 107 on Rivals.com's 2014 Prospect Ranking list
• Named to Nike Invitational All-Tournament Team and earned MVP honors at the Parkview Tournament in 2013
• Named Gwinnett Tip-Off Co-Player of the Year in 2013
• Invited to Georgia North/South Junior Game in 2013
• Earned MVP honors for the track and field team in 2013
• Holds GAC single-season records in blocked shots (158) and dunks (89)
• Holds GAC single-game records in blocked shots (15) and dunks (8)
• Finished his three-year GAC career ranked sixth all-time with 1,339 points and third with 882 rebounds

PERSONAL

• Isaiah Langston Wilkins
• Born in Atlanta, Ga.
• Son of Robin Wilkins and stepson of Dominique Wilkins
• Also raised by grandparents James and Julie Taylor
• Has five younger siblings: Dani (18), Lexi (18), Nasir (16), Jacob (9) and Jolie (7)
• Chose Virginia because of the personal fit and the team is like a big family
• Stepfather Dominique Wilkins is an NBA Hall of Famer, nine-time All-Star and seven-time All-NBA selection
• African American & African studies major

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