Two-time letterman ... has potential to be impact player for Black Knights ... boasts skill set necessary to be among elite players in Patriot League ... must develop more consistency in order to maximize talent ... owns vast repertoire of interior moves ... creates matchup problems for defenders because of his quickness ... adept at creating off the dribble ... strong outside shooter as well ... crafty passer in traffic ... usually able to capitalize on scoring opportunities ... will be counted upon for even more offensive contributions this winter ... has given team spark off bench for much of career, but will be counted on to produce in a starter's role this year ... deceptively quick on the defensive end ... excellent leaper ... uses quick jumping skills to block shots and snare rebounds.
As a junior: saw action in 25 games, drawing six starting assignments ... averaged 6.2 ppg. and 3.0 rpg. ... shot .441 from the floor and .651 from the foul line ... ranked third on the team in scoring and second in rebounding ... posted 10 blocked shots to list second on the team in that category ... was one of team's most consistent scorers down the stretch ... scored in double figures six times ... two of his double-digit performances came during regular season matchups with league champion Holy Cross, including a career-high 19-point effort during January trip to Worcester and 15 points in February contest at West Point ... shot a combined 12 of 17 from the floor (.706) in those two outings ... also had career-high four assists in visit to Holy Cross ... torched Yale for 15 points to spark Army victory ... also had 15 points in win over Coast Guard ... notched 11 points each versus Stony Brook and during home battle with Navy ... notched season-high seven rebounds at Lafayette ... pulled down six caroms on three other occasions ... four of his six starts came in four-game span during early January.
As a sophomore: missed campaign's first six games following preseason elbow injury, but returned to play in all 22 games thereafter ... cleared to play just prior to Columbia outing, but did not see court in that contest ... finished fourth on the team in both scoring (6.1 ppg.) and rebounding (3.6 rpg.) ... shot .456 from the floor, .276 from three-point range and .571 from the charity stripe ... tied for third on the squad with 11 blocked shots and was fifth with 16 steals ... scored in 19 of his 22 appearances, including three double-digit efforts ... forged 13 points in late-season home loss to Colgate ... connected for 11 points and six rebounds in home league win over Holy Cross ... pocketed 10 markers in home tussle with American ... made triumphant return to lineup against Binghamton, scoring four points and grabbing a career-high eight rebounds ... hit for nine points in road win at Albany during second game back ... despite hot initial start, was slow to round into scoring form upon return to court, averaging just 4.4 ppg. in his first 12 games ... nearly doubled that showing in final 10 contests, averaging a sterling 8.1 ppg. ... shot just .392 from the floor in his first dozen appearances ... heated up down the stretch, connecting at a .519 clip in his last 10 outings ... netted seven or more points in each of team's final eight games ... grabbed at least one rebound in every outing.
As a freshman: played in 19 games ... emerged as a vital contributor down the stretch ... appeared in the final nine contests ... averaged 3.8 ppg. in those games ... posted averages of 2.3 ppg. and 1.8 rpg. for the season ... shot .405 from the floor, .200 from three-point range and .706 from the charity stripe ... played in only 10 of the first 19 games ... enjoyed "breakout" peformance in home loss to Lehigh, scoring 11 points in 27 minutes ... that proved to be his lone double-digit outing of campaign ... added nine points in upset of league champ Holy Cross ... posted four points and season-high four rebounds in home victory over Bucknell ... scored first points of career against top-ranked Duke.
High School: was a three-year starter for head coach Tim Ezzi at Catholic High for Boys in Little Rock, Ark. ... earned all-city, all-metro and all-state accolades as a senior ... averaged 20.0 ppg., 8.0 rpg. and 7.0 bpg. as a senior ... tabbed as one of Arkansas' Top 10 prep players by USA Today following his final campaign.
Personal: given name is Joshua Allen Wilson ... born on Aug. 28, 1981 ... parents' names are John and Vicki Wilson ... participated in high school's JROTC program for three years ... brother, Eric, a standout soccer player who played on the USA Under 16 team, is a sophomore team captain at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark. ... majoring in Systems Engineering.