Tyler Ulis ranked among top captains of the decade

Tyler Ulis - photo by Walter Cornett
Tyler Ulis – photo by Walter Cornett

After showing flashes of brilliance as a freshman on the 2014-15 team that started 38-0, it’s hard to have a better individual season than the one turned in as a sophomore.

In 2015-16, Ulis averaged 17.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals while breaking John Wall’s single-season assist record with 246 in helping lead the Wildcats to a 27-9 record, a share of the regular season championship and the SEC Tournament title.

Ulis brought home the Bob Cousy Award as the nation’s premier point guard and was named a consensus First Team All-American, Player of the Year, SEC Defensive Player of the Year, SEC Tournament MVP and First Team All-SEC.

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