12 Yilret Yiljep
12 Yilret Yiljep
Height: 6-7
Weight: 235
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Kaduna, Nigeria
High School: Westtown (Pa.)
Position: F

2013-14 (Freshman): Played 20 minutes in his collegiate debut, backing up the center position, grabbing two rebounds, dishing out two assists and posting his first three career shots at George Mason (11/8/13) ... two rebounds in 10 minutes during AU’s OT win vs. UMBC (11/14/13) ... grabbed two rebounds for the third-straight game, with an assist and his first career block in nine minutes at No. 8/8 Ohio State (11/20/13) ... made it four-straight games with two boards at Mount St. Mary’s (11/23/13) ... scored his first career basket at Saint Francis (Pa.) (11/30/13), adding a rebound and two assists ... set then career highs with three field goals, six points and three rebounds vs. Howard (12/4/13) ... scored a career high 10 points, hitting 4-of-5 from the free throw line vs. Brown (12/7/13), adding three assists and a block ... set new career high with five rebounds along with seven points, three assists and a steal at Saint Mary’s (Calif.) (12/19/13) ... played 12 minutes at Holy Cross (1/5/14), notching three rebounds, two assists, a block and four points.

Played For: Westtown (Pa.) – Seth Berger

Westtown: Two-year captain as a junior and senior … All Tournament selection Bullis Tournament (2010-2013) and Peddie Tournament (2011-12) … MVP of Trenton Catholic Academy Tournament in 2012 -13… Hoop Group Summer Camp All-Star (2010-2013) … Friends Schools League (FSL) All-League Mention (2011-12) … FSL Champions in 2011-12 … member of the Track & Field team.

Before American: Member of the Nigerian U16 team in 2009.

Personal: Son of Yohanna and Sarah Yiljep … has four brothers, Longji, Nanribet, Dakepe and Yohanna … brother Longji plays basketball at Brown University and brother Nanribet plays at Skidmore College … plans to major in business administration.

 

 

 

 

 

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Year

GP

GS

Min

Avg

FG

FGA

Pct

FG

FGA

Pct

FT

FTA

Pct

Off

Def

Tot

Avg

PF

FO

Ast

TO

Blk

Stl

Pts

Avg

2013-14

13

0 147 11.3 13 26 .500 0 0 .000 7 12 .583 8 19 27 2.1 30 0 15 19 3 1

33

2.5

TOTAL

13  0 147 11.3 13 26 .500 0 0 .000 7 12 .583 8 19 26 2.1 30 0 15 19 3 1 33 2.5