The Owl Howl has learned via Marcus Shockley of BasketballElite.com that Kennesaw State has offered rising junior forward Isaiah Wikins . The Owl Howl has learned from Isaiah Wilkins himself, that Kennesaw State has interest in the son of NBA Hall of Famer and current Atlanta Hawks Vice President of Basketball Operations and Television Analyst Dominique Wilkins. The elder Wilkins, known for his electrifying dunks, played nearly twelve seasons with the Hawks while quickly becoming the face of the franchise. Wilkins is 11th on the NBA’s all time scoring list, and is 2,400 points ahead of the closest active player (Kevin Garnett).
The younger Wilkins, Isaiah, is a 6’6” 190 pound small forward in the Class of 2014 from the Greater Atlanta Christian School (GACS). Prior to GACS’ second round match-up in the 2011-2012 Class 2A Georgia state tournament with Jefferson High School, Jefferson Head Coach Bolling DuBose had high praise for the sophomore forward, “He can step out and shoot the 15-footer,” DuBose said. “(He’s) really good around the basket, really quick, a good athlete and blocks a lot of shots on defense.” GACS went on to beat Jefferson by 30 points, but were tripped up in the quarterfinals in their attempt to win three championships in a row.
During his sophomore year at GACS, Wilkins was a teammate of current Kennesaw State freshman Cole Hobbs along with rising seniors, Delano Spencer and Collin Swinton, who are both receiving high major interest from prospective colleges. According to Scout.com, Wilkins himself is receiving interest from Georgia Tech, but has yet to receive an offer from the Yellow Jackets. However he currently has an offer to play for the Auburn Tigers out of the Southeastern Conference.
More information on Wilkins can be found in our 2014 recruiting section which can be found here.
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