Tyler Kepkay

Tyler Kepkay (born June 19, 1987) is a Canadian professional basketball player, who last played for the Winling Basketball Club in Hong Kong. He is a veteran member of the Canadian national basketball team.

Tyler Kepkay
Personal information
Born (1987-06-19) June 19, 1987 (age 35)
Vancouver, British Columbia
NationalityCanadian
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolHandsworth
(North Vancouver, British Columbia)
College
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
PositionGuard
Career history
2009–2010ETB Wohnbau Baskets
2010–2011Gießen 46ers
2011–2012Science City Jena
2012Artland Dragons
2013-PresentWinling Basketball Club

College careerEdit

Kepkay initially attended the College of Eastern Utah in Price, Utah. At the junior college school, he led the nation in scoring his sophomore season en route to being named First Team Junior College All-America.[1] Following his two years of junior college, he committed to the University of Utah for his last two years of eligibility. In his first season with the Utes, he played in all 33 games, starting 26 of them, while averaging 7.5 points and 2.1 assists per game.[2] In the 2008–09 season, he averaged 10.3 points per game for the Utes in helping the team to a 24–9 record and a berth in the 2009 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.[3] At the tournament, he scored a team-high 19 points in a first round loss to the University of Arizona.[4]

National team careerEdit

Kepkay first played for the Canada national basketball team at the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2008 while seeing limited action off the bench for the Canadians.[5] He also participated with the team at the FIBA Americas Championship 2009.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://utahutes.cstv.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/kepkay_tyler00.html Utah Utes bio
  2. ^ "Player Bio: Tyler Kepkay - UTAH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-09-04.
  3. ^ "Tyler Kepkay Stats, News, Bio".
  4. ^ Arizona vs. Utah boxscore
  5. ^ Tyler Kepkay at FIBA.com

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