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Kaleb Wesson

Forward

Player profile

  • Height 6-9
  • Weight 270
  • Year Jr.
  • Hometown Westerville, Ohio
  • H.S./Last School South

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CAREER HONORS

  • 2019 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten
  • 2018 Big Ten All-Freshman team
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (12/24/18)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2018-19)

  • Made 32 appearances, starting all but one
  • Led the team with 14.6 points and 6.9 rebounds in 25.9 minutes per game
  • Posted a team-high 21 blocks and ranked second on the team with 33 steals
  • Ranked ninth in the Big Ten with 2.4 offensive rebounds per game
  • Scored a team-high 15 points to go along with seven boards and two blocks at Cincinnati (11/7)
  • Went for eight points and seven rebounds against Purdue Fort Wayne (11/11)
  • Scored nine points at Creighton (11/15)
  • Totaled a game-high 18 points to go along with five rebounds vs. South Carolina State (11/18)
  • Tied career-high 19 points while pulling down seven rebounds in a career-high 31 minutes against Samford (11/20)
  • Totaled 19 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists against Cleveland State (11/23)
  • Went for 13 points and eight boards vs. Syracuse (11/28)
  • Scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds against Minnesota (12/2)
  • Went for 13 points and seven boards vs. Illinois (12/5)
  • Scored 22 points while tying his career-best 10 rebounds and handing out four assists vs. Bucknell (12/15)
  • Went for a career-best 31 points, including 26 in the second half, while grabbing seven boards vs. Youngstown State (12/18)
  • Tallied double-double with 15 points and a career-high 12 boards against UCLA (12/22)
  • Scored 17 points vs. High Point (12/29)
  • Went for 25 points and eight boards vs. Michigan State (1/5)
  • Totaled 18 points and seven rebounds at Rutgers (1/9)
  • Went for 11 points and six boards vs. Maryland (1/18)
  • Tallied 12 points, seven rebounds and three blocks at Michigan (1/29)
  • Went for 27 points, five assists and four rebounds against Rutgers (2/2)
  • Recorded 10 points, four rebounds and three assists at Indiana (2/10)
  • Went for 11 points and five rebounds vs. Illinois (2/14)
  • Tallied 12 points and nine boards at Michigan State (2/17)
  • Went for a game-high 22 points to go along with eight boards and four assists vs. Northwestern (2/20)
  • Tallied double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds to go along with four assists vs. Iowa (2/26)
  • Went for 17 points, a career-best 13 rebounds, three assists and three blocks against Indiana (3/14)
  • Totaled 21 points and a game-high 12 rebounds against Iowa State (3/22)
  • Went for 15 points and six rebounds vs. Houston (3/24)

AS A FRESHMAN (2017-18)

  • Averaged 10.2 points and 4.9 rebounds in 33 games, including 30 starts
  • Shot 56.2 percent from the field
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week (12/4, 1/22)
  • Tallied 13 points and seven boards vs. Robert Morris (11/10)
  • Scored nine points vs. Radford (11/12)
  • Went for 12 points and five boards vs. Northeastern (11/19)
  • Scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Gonzaga in first career start (11/23)
  • Scored 10 points vs. Stanford (11/24)
  • Went for nine points and five boards vs. Butler (11/26)
  • Tallied 15 points and five rebounds vs. Clemson (11/29)
  • Scored a game-high 19 points at Wisconsin (12/2)
  • Went for eight points and five boards vs. Michigan (12/4)
  • Tallied 17 points, seven rebounds and three steals against William & Mary (12/9)
  • Went for 16 points and eight boards against Appalachian State (12/16)
  • Tallied nine points and five boards vs. The Citadel (12/19)
  • Scored 12 points against North Carolina (12/23)
  • Went for seven points and seven boards vs. Miami (12/30)
  • Scored 10 points at Iowa (1/4)
  • Tallied eight points, four rebounds and a career-high five assists against Michigan State (1/7)
  • Went for eight points and five rebounds vs. Maryland (1/11)
  • Totaled 10 points, a career-high nine rebounds and three assists at Rutgers (1/14)
  • Went for 15 points and eight rebounds vs. Minnesota (1/20)
  • Scored 10 points against Penn State (1/25)
  • Went for 14 points, connecting on all seven shots from the field, and five boards vs. Indiana (1/30)
  • Recorded first-career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Illinois (2/4)
  • Went for 18 points and seven rebounds vs. Iowa (2/10)
  • Tallied 14 points, five rebounds and three assists against Rutgers (2/20)
  • Went for 12 points and five rebounds at Indiana (2/23)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Named Ohio’s Mr. Basketball, Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year and Ohio High School Basketball Association Player of the Year as a senior in 2017
  • Also was named Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year, District 10 Player of the Year and Central District Player of the Year his final season at Westerville South
  • Averaged 21.3 points and 11.3 rebounds per game while shooting 66.5 percent from the field as a senior
  • Helped lead Westerville South to a Division I state championship in 2016
  • Averaged 14.9 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game as a junior
  • First team All-Ohio Capital Conference (Cardinal) in 2015 and 2016
  • All-Ohio honorable mention in 2015
  • Participated in 2015-16 USA U-17 World Championship team training camp and was named to the 2015-16 USA Men’s Junior National Team

PERSONAL

  • Son of Keith and Stephanie Wesson
  • Brother, Andre, is a sophomore on the Buckeye basketball team while father, Keith, played at Ohio State from 1983-87