The Voice of the Bearcats catches up with former UC All-American Sean Kilpatrick
Koch recaps his selections and explains his ranking
Former Bearcat averaged a team-high 18.2 points during six games
Ten-day stay fuels his fire
2014 AAC Men's Basketball Regular Season Awards Luncheon at the Gibson Guitar Center in Memphis Tenn. Sean Kilpatrick named - Sportsmanship Award. Justin Jackson named - Defensive Player of the Year. Mick Cronin named - Coach of the Year
NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice & Press Conference
No. 13 Cincinnati vs. No. 21 UConn photos by USA TODAY Sports
Cincinnati vs. Rutgers - USATSI Gallery
Cincinnati vs. Memphis - USATSI Gallery
Photos from UC's men's basketball game against Memphis on March 6, 2014 in Fifth Third Arena.
2014 First Team All-America: AP; USA Today; Sports Illustrated; Sporting News; Bleacher Report; NBCSports.com
Career Accomplishments: Finished with 2,145 career points to rank second only to the legendary Oscar Robertson (2,973 points from 1958-60) ... ranked second in school history with 101 wins behind only Steve Logan (111 victories from 1999-2002) ... tied the school record for career three-pointers made (313 by Deonta Vaughn from 2006-10) and set school marks for career games played (140), consecutive games played (140) and career minutes played (4,315) ... ranked among UC career leaders in victories (second at 101), field goals attempted (second at 1,687), field goals made (fourth at 707) and steals (fifth at 166).
2013-14 Season (R-Senior): Started all 34 games, averaging 33.8 minutes ... started all 18 American Athletic Conference games, averaging 35.9 minutes ... named a unanimous First Team All-AAC selection by the league's coaches and earned the league's Sportsmanship Award ... tabbed a First Team All-American by the Associated Press, Sporting News, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times, Bleacher Report and NBCSports.com ... earned Second Team All-America accolades from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and the United States Basketball Writers' Association (USBWA) ... named an NABC District 25 First Team All-American and USBWA All-District V selection ... chosen as a finalist for the Wooden Award and the Oscar Robertson Trophy and a semifinalist for the Naismith Trophy ... named the AAC Player of the Week three times and an AAC Weekly Honor Roll selection nine times ... named to the AAC Championship All-Tournament team ... led the AAC and ranked 18th in the nation, averaging 20.6 points ... led the AAC in three-pointers made (2.74) ranked third in free-throw shooting percentage (.845) ... tallied 701 points during 2013-14 (Mick Cronin era record) becoming only the fifth player in school history to score 700 or more points in a season ... led the Bearcats in scoring in each of their final 20 games of the year and in 31 of 34 contests on the season ... averaged 24.7 points in six games against ranked opponents ... scored 20 or more points in 18 games ... posted a season-high 34 points in his final home game against Memphis (3/6) ... made a season-high six three-pointers in three games [USC Upstate (12/30, Temple (1/14) and at UCF (2/19)] ... scored a game-high 28 points with a trio of three-pointers, made 11 of 11 free throws and grabbed five rebounds at No. 12 Louisville (1/30) ... made a career-high 17 of 18 free throws and scored 21 points against Nebraska (12/28) ... recorded double-doubles with 21 points and 10 rebounds against Chicago State (12/23) and 26 points and a career-high 12 rebounds against UConn (2/6) ... handed out a career-high seven assists against USC Upstate (12/30) ... poured in 29 points while grabbing eight rebounds at Temple (1/26).
Summer 2013: One of 12 players in the nation named to the USA Basketball World University Games Team that competed July 7-16 in Kazan, Russia ... averaged 7.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in eight contests helping the USA to a ninth place finish at the World University Games ... scored a game-high 18 points with four three-pointers, four rebounds and three assists in 24 minutes against United Arab Emirates on July 7.
2012-13 Season (R-Junior): Played in all 34 games with 33 starts, averaging 17.0 points and 5.2 rebounds in 34.4 minutes ... played in all 18 BIG EAST games with 17 starts, averaging 36.3 minutes ... named Second Team All-BIG EAST Conference by the league's coaches ... ranked among the BIG EAST leaders in scoring (fifth at 17.0 points) and three-pointers made (fourth at 2.41) ... tied for first among all league players by being recognized by the BIG EAST for his performances seven times (two player of the week awards and five honor roll selections) ... set the school record for most points in a BIG EAST game when he scored a career-high 36 points on 11-of-23 shooting with five three-pointers and 9-of-10 shooting from the free-throw line against Marquette (1/19) ... set the school record for most consecutive free throws without a miss in a game when he was 16 of 16 from the foul line, scored 32 points and had a season-high five steals against Iowa State (11/23) ... poured in 29 points with a career-high eight three-pointers to go with seven rebounds and a season-high five assists against North Carolina A&T (11/18) ... led UC in scoring in 20 games and scored 20 or more points in nine games, including 30-plus points twice... recorded a double-double with 15 points and a career-high tying 10 rebounds against Campbell (11/20).
2011-12 Season (R-Sophomore): Started all 37 games, averaging 14.3 points and 4.6 rebounds in 34.5 minutes ... named Second Team All-BIG EAST Conference by the league's coaches ... led the BIG EAST, averaging 2.49 three-pointers per game ... led the BIG EAST with 92 three-pointers ... led UC and ranked 15th in the league, averaging 14.3 points ... led UC, shooting 37.6 percent from three-point range ... scored in double figures in 29 games ... led UC in scoring in 13 games ... scored 20 or more points in six games ... made at least one three-pointer in 35 of 37 games ... tallied 15 points with a trio of three-pointers against Ohio State (3/22) in the NCAA tournament east region semifinal ... scored a game-high 18 points with four three-pointers, six rebounds and two steals vs. Florida State (3/18) in the NCAA tournament third round ... recorded 18 points, tying a career high with six three-pointers to go with five assists and five steals vs. Syracuse (3/9) in the BIG EAST Championship semifinal ... made game-winning 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left at Connecticut (1/18) and produced team-high 16 points with four rebounds and two steals ... poured in 27 points at Georgetown (1/9) ... named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Jan. 2 for performances at Pitt (1/1) and vs. Oklahoma (12/29) ... recorded first career double-double after scoring 17 points and securing career-high 10 rebounds vs. Oklahoma ... scored team-high 19 points and grabbed five boards in career-high 45 minutes of playing time vs. Marshall (11/25).
2010-11 Season (R-Freshman): Played in 35 games with one start, averaging 9.7 points and 3.2 rebounds in 20.6 minutes ... led UC with a .377 three-point shooting percentage (46 of 122) ... ranked second on the team in three-pointers made (46), third in scoring (9.7 points) and fourth in assists (52) ... led the Bearcats in scoring in nine games ... scored in double figures in 17 games ... grabbed four or more rebounds in 13 games ... made 38.7 percent of his three-point attempts (24 of 62) during BIG EAST play, 13th-best in the league ... started first game of career and scored a game-high 21 points vs. St. Francis (12/23) ... recorded 26 points and five three-pointers in 28 minutes against Wright State (12/1) ... posted game-high 21 points in his collegiate debut vs. Mount St. Mary's (11/15) ... first UC freshman to score in double figures in his debut since Yancy Gates in 2008-09.
2009-10 Season: Redshirted.
Prior to Cincinnati: Averaged 28.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.0 assists over four-year prep career at White Plains High School ... finished as the second-leading scorer in White Plains High School history ... a candidate for the McDonald's High School All-American Game ... participated in the Jordan Classic ... a three-time all-state, all-section, all-league, and all-county selection ... helped Notre Dame Prep to a 100-69 win over Apex (N.J.) in the 2009 Big Apple Invitational and was named the game's MVP with 21 points, seven assists, and four steals ... was coached by Ryan Hurd at Notre Dame Prep ... helped ND Prep to Top 10 national ranking.
Personal: Full name is Sean Redell Kilpatrick ... born Jan. 6, 1990 in Yonkers, N.Y. ... son of Regina Williams and Sean Kilpatrick, Sr. ... has one brother, Travis Williams, and one sister, Skye Williams ... selected as member of University of Cincinnati's Collegiate 100 Black Men's Honorary and Sigma Sigma Men's Honorary in spring 2012.