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Jeff Wilkins
Jeff Wilkins

Elgin, Illinois


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball (1974-77)

Inducted: 1982

Three-year basketball letterwinner ... scored 1,329 points and grabbed 794 rebounds in his career ... team captain, leading scorer and leading rebounder on the 1976-77 Redbird basketball squad which ended its season in quarterfinal action of the NIT in Madison Square Garden ... named to the NIT's second-team that season ... team MVP in senior season, and shared the honor with Roger Powell as a junior ... tabbed an All-American by the Citizen Savings Athletic Foundation following the 1976-77 campaign ... first-team All-Mideast selection ... as a senior, averaged 21.8 points and 11.1 rebounds per game while blocking 103 shots ... scored 41 points against Butler (Feb. 22, 1977) ... recorded two 20-rebound games ... second round draft pick of the San Antonio Spurs in 1977 ... played professional basketball in the Continental Basketball League, and in Cuba, Argentina, Europe and the Philippines ... joined the Utah Jazz and played for seven seasons, averaging 7.9 points a game, 5.7 rebounds, and 1 assist.