Lester Wilson

#15 Lester Wilson

POS. F
HT. 6' 4"
WT. 205
YR. R-Fr.
HOMETOWN Knoxville
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Carter HS

About Lester: A highly athletic player who is a proficient scorer both inside and outside the arc … hard to define his position because he has guard/forward size … has shown proficiency as a 3-point shooter as well. 2014-15: Finished third on the team with 12.6 points per game ... ended the season with 210 made 3-pointers for his career, which leaves him 66 shy of the school record of 276 set by Courtney Pigram from 2005 to 2009 ... eclipsed 1,000 points for his career with a 3-pointer at the 19:13 mark of the first half and scored 11 points in the win over The Citadel (1/22) ... collected 18 points -- 17 in the first half -- in the Bucs loss to Mercer (2/28), matching his season high for 3-pointers in a game with five ... netted 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting in the win over Tennessee Tech (2/16) ... had a 20-point effort in the win over Furman (2/14), setting new personal bests for free throws (7) and free throws attempted (11) ... netted 13 points in the loss to Samford (2/7) ... scored 10 points in the win over N.C. Central (1/31) ... had a team-high and season-high 21 points in the loss to Furman (1/29) ... posted a double-double with 11 points and a season high 10 rebounds in the win over Tusculum (1/19) ... matched his career high for the second game in a row with three steals, while also scoring 12 points and grabbing six rebounds in the loss to VMI (1/17) ... matched his career high with three steals in the win over Western Carolina (1/15) ... netted 15 points and matched his career highs for assists (2) and blocks (2)  in the loss to Chattanooga (1/10) ... had 14 points in the win over Mercer (1/8) ... scored 17 points in the victory over Samford (1/5) ... scored 11 points in the win over VMI (1/2) ... netted 16 points in the loss to Tennessee (12/31) ... played a career high 40 minutes, scoring 11 points in the loss to VCU (12/22) ... made four second-half 3-pointers, ultimately scoring 15 points and helping lift the Bucs past Eastern Kentucky (12/16) ... netted 17 points and matched his season high for 3-pointers with five in the win over Western Carolina (12/3) ... made several clutch shots -- including three staight 3-pointers late in the game -- finishing with 18 points and a season-best two steals in the win over Morehead State (12/1) ...  posted a season best 20-point effort in the win over Winthrop (11/24) ... scored a season high 18 points and six rebounds, and blocked a career high two shots in the win over UVa.-Wise (11/18) ... had 10 points and four rebounds in the loss to Valpo (11/14) in the season opener. 2013-14: Finished fourth on the team with 10.1 points per game on the year ... scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds in the loss to Towson (3/21) in the CIT quarterfinals ... netted 13 points in the win over Lipscomb (3/4) ... had 12 points in the loss to USC Upstate (2/28) ... scored 15 points in the win over UNF (2/22) ... set career highs for points (31) and made 3-pointers (7) in the loss to Jacksonville (2/20) ... netted 15 points in the win over Stetson (2/15) ... had one of his best games of the season, hitting a career high six 3-pointers and playing a season high 34 minutes in the win over FGCU (2/13) ...  played a season high 31 minutes, scoring in double figures for the fifth game in a row and posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to USC Upstate (2/10) ... reached double figures for the fourth straight game, netting 13 points and grabbing seven rebounds in the win over Lipscomb (2/8) ... scored a team-high 19 points and grabbed six rebounds in the win over Kennesaw State (2/2) ... scored double figures for the second straight game, netting 14 points in the loss to Mercer (1/31) ... rebounded from his recent scoring struggles to net 13 points on 3-of-6 shooting in the win over Jacksonville (1/25) ... scored 10 points in the loss to Stetson (1/16) ... had a season best nine rebounds and scored 13 points in the win over Tusculum (12/16) ... scored 13 points in the win over Marshall (11/30) ... enjoyed his best game of the season with a team-high 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting in the win over Samford (11/21) ... had 13 points and matched his career besdts for free throws (5) in the loss to Morehead State (11/12) ... scored 10 points in the season-opening loss to Charlotte (11/8).  2012-13: Finished second on the team with 13.0 points per game ... was named by ESPN.com as one of the nation’s top 25 freshman players earlier in the year ... was an Atlantic Sun Conference All Freshman team pick ... has eclipsed 20 points in six games this season ... netted 10 points in the loss to North Florida (2/21) ... scored 11 points in the win over Lipscomb (2/2) ... posted 16 points and six rebounds in the loss to Northern Kentucky (1/31) ... netted 16 points in the loss to USC Upstate (1/28) ... collected his second double-double of the year with a 15-point, 10-rebound effort in the win over North Florida (1/26) ... has posted back-to-back 19-point games against Kennesaw State (1/19) and Jacksonville (1/24) ... posted a game-high 21 points for the second straight contest, leading the Bucs past league-leading FGCU (1/12) ... had a game-high 21 points in the loss to Stetson (1/10) ... posted 11 points in the win at Northern Kentucky ... scored a team-best 16 points and hit on 50 percent of his shots in the loss to Lipscomb (1/5) ... had a team-high 14 points in the loss to VCU (1/2) ... managed just one double figure scoring game at the Diamond Head Classic, with 11 points against Hawaii (12/23) ... scored a team high 16 points in the loss to Charleston Southern (12/18) ... posted a team-high 14 points in the loss to Ole Miss (12/14), and played a career-high 40 minutes ... netted his first career double-double with 13 points and a career-high 11 rebounds in the loss to North Carolina (12/8) ... picked up his fourth 20-plus point game with 21 in the loss to James Madison (12/5) ... posted a career high 27 points and matched his personal best with nine rebounds in the win over Milligan (11/29) ... was named A-Sun Newcomer of the Week for the second time this season (11/27) ... netted a team high 12 points in the loss to Georgia (11/23) ... continues to impress with his play, scoring a career high 26 points and grabbing eight rebounds in the win over Charleston Southern (11/20) ... was named the Atlantic Sun Conference newcomer of the week after an impressive debut performance at Virginia Tech (11/10), scoring a team-high 20 points and grabbing nine rebounds in 27 minutes of action. 2011-12: Redshirted. High school: Averaged over 27 points and 13 rebounds a game in high school, on his way to multiple postseason honors including all-district and all-region awards for four straight years … was an all-state pick as a senior. Personal: Major is engineering … son of Katrina Wilson … born Feb. 15, 1993.