Derek Willis

Position: Forward
Year: Freshman
Height: 6-9
Weight: 205
Date of Birth:
June 21, 1995
Mt. Washington, KY

High School: Scored 17.4 points and hauled in 9.4 rebounds per game as a senior … Averaged 18.0 points and 9.3 rebounds while leading his team to the Sweet 16 in Rupp Arena as a junior … Won two 6th Regional titles … The first player to commit to the 2013-14 class … Rivals tabbed Willis as the No. 25 power forward, while Scout ranked him at No. 27 … ESPNU Recruiting rated him at No. 37 at his position … Appeared in the Derby Classic and the Kentucky-Indiana All-Stars games along with teammate Dominique Hawkins.

Personal: Son of Trudy and Del Willis … Born June 21, 1995 in Louisville, Ky. … Chose Kentucky over Indiana, Louisville and Purdue.

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