John Wilkins
John Wilkins


Antibes, France

High School:
Lycée Le Mans Sud (France)

Last College:
Southeastern Iowa CC

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 230




Redbirds Top Panthers In Quarterfinal, Face Wichita State Saturday

For the second-straight year, ISU beats UNI and faces Wichita State in the semifinals.


Title Game Spot On The Line As ISU Battles Wichita State Saturday

The Redbirds are 5-3 against the Shockers in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.


Redbirds Face Panthers Again In Valley Quarterfinal

Illinois State is 5-3 against Northern Iowa at the MVC Tournament.


Tournament Seed At Stake In Regular-Season Finale

Saturday's game at Northern Iowa to be televised on Comcast SportsNet Chicago.


Redbirds Blow Out Bears on Senior Night, 86-50

Seniors Tyler Brown and Jackie Carmichael led the way for the Redbirds in the victory over the Bears.


WJBC Redbird Recap - Missouri St. vs. ISU

WJBC Redbird Recap - Missouri St. vs. ISU


WJBC MBB Recap vs. Southern Illinois


WJBC Redbird Recap - ISU vs. Morgan State

WJBC Redbird Recap - ISU vs. Morgan State


WJBC Redbird Recap MBB ISU vs. Bradley

WJBC Redbird Recap MBB ISU vs. Bradley


WJBC Redbird Recap ISU vs. Southern Illinois

WJBC Redbird Recap ISU vs. Southern Illinois


Illinois State vs. Wichita State

Illinois State men's basketball


No. 6 Illinois State vs. No. 3 Northern Iowa

Illinois State wins 73-65 over UNI in the Quarterfinal round of the MVC Tournament.


Illinois State vs. Missouri State 86-50

Illinois State honors its seniors at Senior Night vs. Missouri State.


Illinois State vs. Bradley

Illinois State vs. Bradley Feb. 13, 2013 at Redbird Arena


ISU Basketball vs. SIU (2/2/13)

ISU Basketball vs. SIU

2012-13/senior at Illinois State
Played in all 33 games, starting 14 (of ISU's last 15 contests) • Netted 11 points on 4-for-9 shooting in the Valley Tournament win over Northern Iowa (March 8) • Scored a season-best 18 points on 6-for-9 shooting, plus a season-high five free throws to help ISU overcome a 17-point deficit to win at Drake (Feb. 6) • Netted 16 points, including a career-best four three-pointers, in the loss at Bradley (Jan. 29) • Started his first game of the season, scoring nine points with two rebounds in the win at Southern Illinois (Jan. 20) • Collected two steals with 11 points and four rebounds in the loss at Wichita State (Jan. 16) • Netted 14 points with four rebounds in the win over Austin Peay (Dec. 22) • Scored 16 points on a career-best seven field goals in the win over Western Michigan (Dec. 8) • Netted 12 points on 5-for-10 shooting and grabbed three rebounds in the loss to Wyoming (Dec. 4).

2011-12/junior at Illinois State
Started 34 of the 35 games • Posted the first double-double of his career, with a career-best 21 points and 10 rebounds against Rutgers (Nov. 22) • Named to the 2011 Cancun Challenge All-Tournament Team • In the two games played in Cancun, Mexico, averaged 15.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game • Ejected in the second half of the game against Wichita State (March 3), after drawing his second technical foul • Posted his first double-digit scoring game in four outings with 12 points against Oakland (Feb. 18) • Bounced back from an ankle injury with seven points and seven rebounds in 27 minutes at Indiana State (Feb. 14) • Finished with 10 points against Bradley (Feb. 4) with a 2-for-2 effort on threes • Posted his third double-double of the season against Southern Illinois (Jan. 28) and his second in four games, after scoring 10 points and tying his career-high with 11 rebounds • Scored in double-digits for the first time in five games with 13 points against Indiana State (Jan. 18) and added a career-best 11 rebounds for his second double-double of the season •Named the 2011 Will Robinson Endowed Scholarship recipient.

2010-11/sophomore at Illinois State
Started 17-of-26 games played • Made his Illinois State debut against Jacksonville State (Nov. 28) and scored his first collegiate points, finishing with four • Tossed in eight double-digit scoring efforts, including a season-best 16 points against Montana State (Dec. 4) • Posted an 11-point effort at Bradley (Jan. 26), which included a clutch three-pointer with 38 seconds left in regulation that set up Illinois State's comeback • Led the team in three-pointers made (33) and three-point field goal percentage (.371) • Ended the season with a six-game streak of at least one made three-point field goal • Made at least one trey in 22 games played • Had to miss the first five games of the season, per a ruling by the NCAA , after playing five games with a Belgium professional team.

at Southeastern Community College
Did not play basketball.

at Lycée Le Mans Sud
As a senior, averaged 16 points, seven rebounds, two assists and one blocked shot per game.

Birthdate: July 13, 1989 • Birthplace: Antibes, France • Parents: Jeff Wilkins and Afafe Soussi • His father, Jeff, played basketball at Illinois State from 1974-77, and then played with the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs in the NBA • One of three children • Major: French

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