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Wiltjer works on body, game

Kyle Wiltjer averaged 10.2 ppg as a sophomore. (Associated Press)
Kyle Wiltjer averaged 10.2 ppg as a sophomore. (Associated Press)

Kyle Wiltjer's games come in the weight room, as he tries to reach his next goal. They come in agility/flexibility training with strength and conditioning coach Travis Knight with the goal of making quicker decisions and transferring that to the rest of his body. They come in practice every day with the Red squad, which matches up against players in GU's rotation.

Wiltjer is redshirting under NCAA rules after transferring from Kentucky. The 6-10 forward has a unique skill set that he's trying to augment through many of the same training methods that paid dividends for ex-Zag Kelly Olynyk.

More on Wiltjer here, along with an update on GU's injury/illness list. Przemek Karnowski (sick) has missed the last two days of practice. Here's an update from the L.A. Times on GU recruit Bryan Alberts, who is sidelined with a knee injury.


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