Men's Basketball falls to No. 9 Iowa State, 77-71 (USATSI)
As A Sophomore (2014-15) • Saw action in 31 games, including 24 starts… Played double-digit minutes in all 31 games, including 30 or more minutes played 10 times… Played season-high 37 minutes vs. Texas Tech (1/14/15) • Averaged 5.8 points on 40.4 percent shooting (63-of-156), including 31.6 percent (6-of-19) from 3-point range, with 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 25.2 minutes per game… Connected on 59.5 percent (47-of-79) from the free throw line. • Ranked second on the team in assists (61), third in defensive rebounds (74), rebounds (108) and rebounding (3.5 rpg.), fourth in starts and steals (23) and fifth in minutes (25.2 mpg.), scoring, field goals (63) and field goals attempted (156). • Averaged 6.6 points on 50 percent shooting (33-of-66) with 2.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in the team’s 15 wins compared to 5.1 points on 33.3 percent shooting (30-of-90) with 4.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in the 17 losses. • Averaged 8.2 points on 51.9 percent shooting (14-of-27) with 3.2 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game in the team’s 5 wins vs. Top 25 opponents. • Scored in double figures 6 times, including on 4 occasions in Big 12 play… Scored a season-high 12 points vs. No. 17/17 West Virginia (1/27/15) on 3-of-6 field goals… Also scored in double figures vs. Purdue (11/24/14), Texas A&M (12/20/14), Texas Tech (1/14/15), No. 12/13 Iowa State (2/28/15) and TCU (3/11/15). • Helped the team shock No. 12/13 Iowa State (2/28/15) with a steal and game-winning dunk with 16 seconds remaining… Scored the team’s last 4 points, in which, they led for just 41 seconds. • Had at least 1 3-point field goal in 6 games. • Twice led the team in rebounding with a season-high 7 at Tennessee (12/6/14). • Led the team in assists on 6 occasions with a season-high 6 vs. No. 22/23 Baylor (1/17/15). • Started all 18 Big 12 games… One of two players (along with Thomas Gipson) to start all 18 league contests… Averaged 5.9 points on 40 percent shooting (36-of-90) in Big 12 play with 3.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 27.3 minutes per game… Connected on 64.6 percent (31-of-48) from the free throw line. • Ranked second on the team in league-only games in assists (42), third in rebounding and minutes, fourth in steals and fifth in scoring.
As A Freshman (2013-14) · Saw action in all 33 games, starting the last 32 games, as a freshman... One of six players to play in all 33 games... Ranked second on the team in starts behind Marcus Foster and Will Spradling... His 32 starts are the third-most ever by a freshman in school history, trailing the 33 by Michael Beasley and Foster. · Played 30 or more minutes in six contests, including a season-best 38 vs. Ole Miss (12/5/13). · Averaged 6.7 points on 46.1 percent shooting (71-of-154), including 41.2 percent (7-of-17) from 3-point range, with 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 23.6 minutes per game... Connected on 63.4 percent (71-of-112) from the free throw line. · Ranked second on the team in double-doubles (3) and total rebounds (139), while he was third in rebounding, defensive rebounds (96) and free throws, fourth in assists and offensive rebounds (43) and fifth in scoring. · Placed in the Top 15 in five categories among Big 12 freshmen, including third in 3-point field goal percentage, fifth in rebounding, ninth in assists, 10th in field goal percentage and 11th in scoring. · Scored in double figures eight times, including on five occasions in Big 12 play... Registered double-digits in three consecutive games vs. Texas Tech (2/25/14), Iowa State (3/1/14) and Oklahoma State (3/3/14)... Led the team in scoring in his first career game vs. Northern Colorado (11/8/13) with a season-best 14 points as well as at Oklahoma State (3/3/14). · Collected three double-doubles, including his first career game with team-highs in points (14) and rebounds (10) against Northern Colorado (11/8/13)... Became just the third true freshman to post a double-double in his first career game... Also recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Ole Miss (12/5/13) and at Oklahoma State (3/3/14). · Led the team in rebounding five times, including on four occasions in Big 12 play... Grabbed double-digit rebounds on three occasions, including a season-best 10 against Northern Colorado (11/8/13), Ole Miss (12/5/13) and Oklahoma State (3/3/14). · Was the assists leader in four games, including a season-high 8 vs. Texas (2/8/14). · Knocked down at least one 3-pointer in four games, including a season-best 3-of-3 performance in a win over No. 25 Oklahoma (1/14/14)... Also had two treys at Oklahoma (2/22/14). · Connected on a team-best 21 free throws in the last five minutes of games. · One of only four players to start all 18 conference games... Averaged 6.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting (41-of-88) in Big 12 play, including 50.0 percent (6-of-12) from 3-point range, with 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 23.6 minutes per game... Connected on 62.5 percent (30-of-48) from the free throw line in league-only games... Ranked third on the team in rebounding in league-only games, while was fourth in field goal percentage and fifth in field goals, free throws, assists and minutes.
High School · Named one of the Top 10 seniors outside the Rivals150... Checked in at No. 27 on the TexasHoops.com's Top 100 players in the state of Texas. · A three-year starter and lettermen at Westfield High School in Houston, Texas... Led the Mustangs to a 57-18 overall record in his last two seasons, including a 27-3 mark in Class 5A Region II District 13 play... Helped Westfield to a 31-7 record, including a 16-0 mark in district play, as a senior en route to a trip to the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Class 5A Region II semifinals, where they lost to Berkner, 64-56, in overtime... Finished the year ranked No. 9 in the state of Texas and No. 37 nationally. · Named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Class 5A All-State team as well as to the Class 5A All-Region II squad as a senior... Selected most valuable player of District 13-5A and to the all-district first team... Named to the all-district and all-region squads as a junior... Invited to the TABC All-Star Game in San Antonio on May 17, 2013, where he scored 20 points in a loss in the 4A-5A-Private School All-Star Game. · Averaged 18 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists per game as a senior. · Coached by Van Price.
Personal · Wesley Deshawn Iwundu was born Dec. 20, 1994 in Houston, Texas... Parents are Larry and Marilyn Williams... Has two older siblings (Chris and Kim). · Selected K-State over a number of other offers, including Brown, Drake, Lehigh, Nebraska, Colorado and Richmond. · Played for the AAU's Houston Defenders. · Major is business administration.