Basketball (M)

#12 Theron Wilson
Position: Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Topeka, Kan.
High School: Highland Park H.S.
Other College: Seward County C.C.
Major: Sociology
Experience: Junior College
Theron Wilson
2008-09 Media Guide Bio 2008-09 Media Guide Bio
Courtesy: Bradley University
Release: 04/22/2009




Full Name:  Theron Elon Wilson

Birthdate:  March 1, 1987

Birthplace:  Topeka, Kan.

Mother:  Anita Ewards

Major:  Sociology

Junior College Coach:  Dave Brown

High School Coach:  Mike Boyer


2007-08 Photo Album | 2008-09 Photo Album 


Honors and Awards

• 2009 NABC All-District 16 First Team

• 2009 All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team

• 2009 MVC All-Defensive Team

• 2009 Bradley University Alumni B-Club Most Outstanding Athlete

• 2009 Team Most Valuable Player

• 2009 Team Best Defensive Player

• 2008-09 Honorable Mention Preseason All-MVC

• 2008 MVC All-Newcomer Team

• MVC Newcomer of the Week: Dec. 17, 2007

• 2008 NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Development Conference Participant

• 2007 1st Team NJCAA All-Region VI

• 2007 2nd Team All-Jayhawk West

• NJCAA National Player of the Week: Nov. 29, 2006 & Jan. 28, 2007


2007-08: Junior at Bradley

• A strong candidate for 2008 MVC Newcomer of the Year, Wilson was second among the league newcomers in scoring (11.7 ppg), rebounding (6.2 rpg) and steals (1.4 spg) last year.

• Led the team in scoring Jan. 19 when he poured in a season-best 28 points against Evansville and he followed with a team-high 20 points Jan. 23 versus Illinois State.

• Proved to be a dangerous 3-point shooter by knocking down 28-of-68 (.412) long-range attempts, which

also helped improve his driving lanes.

• Bradley’s leader with 179 free throw attempts, Wilson drew 13 of the 20 personal fouls whistled against

Southern Illinois Feb. 26.

• His 179 free throw attempts in 2007-08 are the most among the league’s returning players and he is

second to Evansville’s Shy Ely (4.9 FTA/gm) among the returning players with 4.8 free throw attempts per game last year.

• The team’s second-leading rebounder, Wilson had four double-digit rebound performances and three

double-doubles during his junior campaign.


At Seward County C.C.

• After an impressive freshman season, Wilson enjoyed a breakout sophomore campaign by leading the

NJCAA Region VI in both scoring (19.4 ppg) and rebounding (10.8 rpg) in 2006-07.

• While turning in 19 double-doubles as a sophomore, Wilson led the Saints in scoring 17 times and in

rebounding 25 times.

• Wilson was twice named the NJCAA National Player of the Week in 2006-07, the first time after a 33-point,

20-rebound performance at Newman University capped a three-game week that saw him average 25.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 3.2 steals and 2.4 blocked shots per game.

• Led the nation in free throws made for a good portion of his sophomore season, before finishing fourth

overall with 199 made charity shots in 2006-07.


At Highland Park H.S.

• Wilson was a three-sport star at Highland Park, playing both goalkeeper and forward on the soccer team

and excelling as a high jumper on the track team to go along with his basketball exploits.

• On the hardwood, Wilson was a a first-team all-state performer as a senior in 2004-05 after finishing

second in the city in scoring at 17 ppg and he helped Highland Park to the 2004 state championship.

• By clearing 6-feet, 5-inches, Wilson won the 2005 Kansas 5A state title in the high jump at Wichita State’s

Cessna Stadium.


Leadership Training

• A member of the Braves Council, Bradley’s NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Council, Wilson participated in

the 2008 NCAA National Student-Athlete Development Conference at the Walt Disney World Resort this past May.

• Wilson was one of only 16 NCAA Division I men’s basketball players to take part in the conference, which

involved 233 student-athletes from each of the three NCAA divisions.


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