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30 Kenton Walker II

As a Senior (2011-12):  Appeared in all 33 games and averaged 3.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per game ... played his second, and final, season at Saint Mary’s after transferring from Creighton ... third on the team in blocked shots with 18 ... recorded 52 blocks in two seasons at SMC ... equaled career-high tying 14 points with 11 rebounds against Weber State for first collegiate double-double ... scored 22 points, went 9-for-14 in two games and was named to the all-tournament team at the Shamrock Office Solutions Classic ... blocked three shots to go with eight points and six rebounds in home win over BYU ... tied career-high with four blocked shots against San Francisco State ... nabbed three steals to go with seven points and seven rebounds against North Carolina A&T ... mother, Maria, performed the national anthem at the final home game of the season against LMU - Senior Night.

As a Junior (2010-11): Played in all 34 games and started the first eight games of the year ... tied for fifth in the WCC in blocked shots with 1.0 per game ... 34 blocks was just two shy of the school’s single season top-10 listings ... highlight was a four block effort in the win over St. John’s early in the season ... grabbed seven rebounds in 23 minutes against Gonzaga ... solid effort vs. Pepperdine with 10 points, four rebounds and three steals ... scored nine points, grabbed seven boards and blocked three shots in 22 minutes against San Diego ... averaged 8.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and shot 8-for-14 from the field in the two road games against Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount ... registered eight points and eight rebounds in 21 minutes at Pepperdine ... scored eight points going 3-for-6 from the floor and 2-for-2 from the line in win over Mississippi State ... scored eight points in 14 minutes of action, shooting 4-for-6 from the floor in the win at New Mexico State ... scored 11 points, going 4-for-5 from the field in the win over Denver, notched a seven rebounds in the contest ... registered 10 points and was 4-for-5 from the floor against Point Loma ... recorded six points and six boards against St. John’s and added four blocks ... second on the team with 14 points in his Saint Mary’s debut againt the College of Idaho, added six rebounds, two blocks and two steals.

As a Junior (2009-10): Sat out the season after transferring to Saint Mary's from Creighton beginning with the Fall semester.

As a Freshman and Sophomore (2007-09 at Creighton): As a sophomore 2008-09, averaged 5.1 points and 3.9 rebounds, and played in 34 games...Creighton posted a 27-8 overall record, while finishing first in the Missouri Valley Conference with a 14-4 record...helped the Blue Jays advance to the second round of the 2009 NIT, before falling to Kentucky, when he scored seven points...scored in double figures five times, with a season-high 15 points against Missouri State on Feb. 21...had a season-high 10 rebounds against Mississippi Valley State when he had a double-double with 10 a freshman in 2007-08, averaged 2.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.5 blocks per game...played in 30 games, including one start vs. Northern Iowa (Feb. 5)...finished fourth on the team with 15 blocked shots...had 12 points and nine rebounds in 15 minutes off the bench against North Carolina Central (Dec. 20), making 6-of-7 shots from the field...had three blocked shots in just seven minutes of win at Missouri State (Jan. 5).

High School: Two-time all-conference player who was also named Western Conference Player of the Year as a senior and Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore at Scripps Ranch High School...averaged 16.1 points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.2 blocks as a senior ...Team went 25-7 and won their first section Division II title as a senior...named First-Team All-California Interscholastic Federation as a senior...averaged 15 points, 9.9 rebounds and 5.1 blocked shots per game for the Falcons as a junior as team went 23-9...had 17 double-doubles as a junior and 13 as a senior...named San Diego Prep Athlete of the Week once as a senior after scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds in championship game of the Above The Rim Tournament...named a first-team all-state pick among juniors by a school-record 16 blocked shots in one game...coached by John King...played in the San Diego County All-Star game ..Played AAU ball with Pump N Run Elite, where he was coached by former UCLA coach Jim Harrick.

Personal: Born Kenton Erington Walker II to Kenton and Maria Walker ... has one sister, Nicole ... a photo journalism major ... mom, Maria, sang the national anthem prior to two Saint Mary's games in 2011 ... travelled to Peru in April, 2011 on a service trip to assist underprivleged children as part of a SMC-sponsored program ... hosted a series of videos on during the summer, 2011 that introduced the SMC community to some of the team's newcomers.

Kenton Walker Career Statistics (Final Career Statistics)

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2007-08* 30-1  217  7.2  28  54  .519  1.000  18  .444  23  40  63  2.1  37  17  15  65  2.2 
2008-09*  34-0  510  15.0  67  122  .549  .000  40  56  .714  39  92  131  3.9  86  34  44  12  174  5.1 
2010-11   34-8  538  15.8  84  158  .532  .000  37  64  .578  41  82  123  3.6  83  21  34  19  205  6.0 
2011-12   33-0  311  9.4  57  104  .548  .000  16  26  .615  36  65  101  3.1  58  14  18  14  130  3.9 
TOTAL  67-8  849  12.7  141  262  .538  .000  53  90  .589  77  147  224  3.3  141  15  35  52  33  335  5.0 
*denotes statistics earned at Creighton.  Do not count toward SMC career statistics
Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
City/State: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Creighton/Scripps Ranch HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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