Kyle Weems
Kyle Weems


Topeka, Kan.

High School:
Highland Park High

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 226



2011 MVC Player of the Year; AP All-America; 2011-12 MVC Preseason Player of the Year


Weems Named to Golden State NBA Summer League Squad

Three-Time All-MVC Sensation Heads to Oakland for Team Workouts


Women's Soccer Retains Control of Bear Cup at All-Sports Showcase

2012 Bears All-Sports Showcase Features Numerous Student-Athlete Honors


Missouri State's Weems Selected to Attend Portsmouth Invitational

Pro Showcase Event Will Feature Nation's Top 64 Seniors


Weems Earns Coors Player of the Year at Bears Postseason Awards Banquet

Isaiah Rhine Selected for Guy Thompson Award


Weems Earns NABC All-District Honors

MSU Senior Lands on Coaches Association First Team


Senior Selected to Elite Pro Showcase

Kyle Weems Previews Portsmouth Invitational


Weems is First-Team All-MVC

Kyle Weems Discusses MVC Postseason Awards


Bears vs. UNI Postgame Press Conference - Players

Bears vs. UNI Postgame Press Conference - Players


Bears vs. Illinois State Postgame Press Conference - Players

Bears vs. Illinois State Postgame Press Conference - Players


Kyle Weems

Kyle Weems Talks About Earning National POW

 Missouri State's first Division I AP All-American (honorable mention) and first-ever MVC Player of the Year, Weems was also named to NABC All-District (first team) and USBWA All-Region teams as a junior, while leading the Bears to a 26-9 season ... He was a four-time MVC Player of the Week and was named MSU Coors Player of the Year after he tallied double figures in 33 of 35 games, one shy of MSU season record ... Finished second in the MVC in scoring (16.0), second in defensive rebounds (5.2), third in total rebounds (6.9) and third in steals (1.4), in addition to being among the league's top 15 players in 11 of 13 categories and in the top 10 in 10 categories ... His 561 points was the 12th-best season total in Bears' history ... Was a five-time MSU Coors Player of the Week, claimed Net MVC Player of the Week honors twice and MVC Player of the Week honors three times ... Scored18 at Miami (3/21/11) in NIT second round ... Was 5-for-9 from the field with a pair of threes in win over Murray State (3/15/11) in NIT first-round win ... Claimed MVC All-Tournament honors with 40 points and 20 rebounds in three games, including game-winning shot with 1.4 seconds left in quarterfinal win over Southern Illinois (3/4/11) ... Helped lead Bears to their first-ever MVC regular-season title with 9 rebounds in win over Wichita State (2/26/11) with 11 points ... Had a career-best streak of 24 consecutive double-figure scoring games snapped at SIU (2/23/11) with 9 points and 5 assists ... Led team in scoring (11), rebounds (11) and assists while collecting his 10th career double-double vs. Drake (2/15/11) ... Posted second straight 20+ point output in win at Illinois State (2/12/11) with 21 points and a career high 8 free throw attempts ... Matched season-high with 27 points in win over Bradley (2/9/11) with 7-for-10 shooting, 6 threes, and 7-for-7 at the line ... Reached 1,200 career points and moved past Kelby Stuckey for No. 14 on the MSU career scoring chart vs. Indiana State (2/5/11) ... Shared team-high honors with 16 points at Evansville (2/2/11) and had 10 rebounds for his 9th career double-double ... Had team-high 18 points in win at Drake (1/25/11) with 3 steals and team-high 18 vs. UNI (1/30/11) with 8 rebounds ... Landed game highs 23 points and 12 rebounds in win over Creighton (1/22/11) and made winning layup with 14 seconds left ... Became first MSU player since 1996 (Danny Moore) to earn MVC Player of the Week honors in back-to-back weeks after going 12-for-14 from field to finish with 27 points in win at Bradley (1/16/11) along with 7 boards and 4 assists ... Also earned MVC Player of the Week with 11 points in win at Wichita (1/9/11) and leading Bears to a 3-0 week ... Notched game-high 17 points and his 7th career double-double with 10 boards vs. Evansville (1/7/11) ... Hit game-winning three-pointer in milestone win at UNI (12/29/10) with 2.5 seconds left and had team-high 7 rebounds ... Became MSU's 28th 1,000-point scorer at UNI (g79, 12/29/10) ... Put up 24 points in win over Arkansas State (12/22/10) with 7 rebounds and 7 free throw attempts ... Earned MVC Player of the Week honors (12/20/10) after scoring 26 points with 8 rebounds vs. Saint Slouis (12/18/10) ... Scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting at Oklahoma State (12/11/10) with team-high 5 rebounds and 3 treys ... Logged 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting in win over Central Arkansas (12/4/10) with 6 rebounds ... Game-high 18 points at No. 23 Tennessee on 8-of-16 shooting with 7 rebounds and 35 minutes on the floor ... Team-high 18 points in win over Ark. State (11/17/10) for his 50th career double-figure scoring effort ... Had 7 dunks and led the Bears in scoring 20 times, rebounding 15 times and assists 3 times ... Named by's Fran Franschilla as one of the 10 "most versatile players in college basketball" ... Preseason All-Missouri Valley Conference pick ... Named by USA Today as MVC Preseason Player of the Year ... Along with teammate Adam Leonard, named by Sports Illustrated's Andy Glockner as one of the 13 non-BCS conference players to watch ... Scored 50 points in four games in June during Athletes in Action tour of Poland on a team coached by former MSU assistant Kent Williams.

 Started all 36 games and earned 2009-10 second team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors and was also named to the NABC All-District second team, The Sporting News All-MVC second team, and ScoutNet All-MVC second team ... Finished 6th in the MVC in scoring (13.6), 8th in rebounding (6.2), 5th in three-pointers (2.0) and 5th in three-point percentage (.407) ... Named MSU Coors Player of the Week eight times during season ... Named to all-tournament team for Postseason Tournament, helping the Bears to the CIT title after scoring 46 points with 21 rebounds in four games ... Notched 14 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks vs. Pacific in CIT finals (3/30/10) ... Had team-high 24 points in CIT first-round win over Middle Tennessee (3/17/10) and was 6-for-6 at the FT line ... Recorded his third double-double in four games with 12 points and 11 rebounds in MVC Tourney win over Evansville (3/4/10) ... Snagged career-high 12 rebounds at Indiana State (2/27/10) to set team season-high, also hit game-tying three with 4 seconds left in overtime ... Notched second straight double-double with 17 points and game-high 10 rebounds vs. Drake (2/24/10) ... Had game-high 17 points in win over Nevada (2/20/10) on ESPN2 in BracketBusters, while recording his fourth career double-double with 11 boards ... Posted back-to-back 19 point games with identical 7-for-11 shooting efforts in road games at Wichita State (2/14/10) and Illinois State (2/17/10) ... Had 21-game double-figure scoring streak snapped vs. Evansville (1/27/10) with 4 points and 3 steals in the victory ... Had 20th straight double-figure scoring game with 11-point output against Indiana State (1/19/10) ... Scored 30 points, including 24 in the first half, in win over Bradley (1/9/10) with an 11-for-20 shooting effort and 6-for-10 from three-point range ... Notched 16 points vs. Wichita State (1/6/10) ... Posted 19 points in win over Illinois State (1/1/10) with 5-of-7 effort from beyond the arc ... Score 24 points in OT loss at Arkansas (12/22/09) with 6 threes ... Hit 5 threes in win over Air Force (12/5/09) ... Named MVC Player of the Week (11/23/09) after scoring 63 points in first four games ... Earned MVP honors in Hispanic College Fund Challenge (11/20-22/09) after posting 50 points in three games with 8 three-pointers, 16 rebounds and seven assists ... Banked 23 points in win over Citadel (11/21/09), including 5-for-7 effort from three ... Recorded 12 dunks and led Bears in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 17 times ... Scored in double figures 30 out of 36 games for the 24-12 Bears.

 Named to MVC All-Freshman Team, Weems posted the fourth-highest single-season scoring effort by a Missouri State freshman (316) ... Finshed as the No. 3 freshman scorer (10.2) and No. 2 freshman rebounder (4.9) in the Valley ... Tied for 8th in the league in blocked shots (0.8), 14th in defensive boards (3.7), 18th in total rebounding (4.9) and 23rd in scoring (10.2) ... Started the final 11 games of the season, while averaging 12.2 points and 5.8 rebounds during that span ... Scored in double figures 18 times, including seven straight games (2/1/09-2/21/09) ... Led team in scoring 10 times, which tied for team lead ... Posted season-high 20 points in season finale against Wichita State in MVC Tournament ... Earned MSU Coors Player of the Week five times ... Finished the season by making 90-percent of his free throws (18-of-20) over the last 10 games ... Hit game-winning shot at the buzzer to defeat UT-Martin (2/21/09), 79-77, in ESPNU BracketBusters ... Had 15 points at Bradley (2/17/09) ... Tallied 17 points and 6 rebounds on 8-for-16 from the field vs. Indiana State (2/14/09) ... Shared team-high honors with 15 points at Wichita State (2/10/09) ... Posted third straight double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds vs. Southern Illinois (2/7/09) on ESPN2 ... Recorded 5 assists and posted 10 points and 10 rebounds in win over Evansville (2/4/09) ... Had team-high 15 points and season-high 12 rebounds in recording his first career double-double at Creighton (2/1/09) ... Notched 11 rebounds in home win over Drake (1/21/09) with 11 points ... Posted team-highs with 13 points and 9 rebounds at Drake (12/31/08) in starting role ... Started his fourth game of the year in MVC opener against Illinois State (12/28/08), grabbing 7 rebounds and scoring 12 ... Scored 12 points off the bench in Basketball Travelers Tip-Off Tourney finale against Middle Tennessee (12/22/08) ... Hit for 18 points at Tulsa (12/10/08) on 7-of-10 from the field and 4-of-5 from three ... Scored 12 off the bench in win over UALR (12/3/08) ... Had 16-point outing vs. Arkansas (11/22/08) in first-ever game at JQH Arena, including 5 treys ... Posted 10 points at Central Michigan (11/17/08) in his first career start.

 Was redshirted during his first season in the Missouri State program, earning valuable experience as part of a team that was 14-2 at home and 17-16 overall.

High School
 Was part of a highly-successful program for coach Ken Darting at Highland Park High in Topeka, Kan ... The Scots claimed a Kansas Class 5A state title in 2006-07 with a spectacular 25-0 season that included a 13-0 conference championship record in the Centennial League ... He earned preseason all-state honors in his senior season, averaging 15.2 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks, 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals ... Had a 26-point scoring night during his senior campaign ... His junior year, Weems was third-team all-state, and team breezed to a 13-0 Centennial title on the way to a 21-4 season and Class 5A state runner-up finish ... The Scots were 18-6 when Weems was a sophomore, finishing as conference runners-up and state tournament qualifier ... Team was 19-6 his freshman season, claiming a league title and a Kansas state championship.

 Kyle Jordan Weems was born 8/23/89 in Topeka, Kan. ... He is the son of Kevin and Kim Weems of Topeka, Kan. ... Kyle's father played basketball at Drury University, and his grandfather, Charles Weems, was the referee at the last Missouri State game played in McDonald Arena in 1976 ... Majoring in Hotel and Restaurant Administration ... Chose MSU over Indiana State, Illinois State and UC Santa Clara ... Participated in team community service initiatives at Boys and Girls Town, READ program, Champions Committed to Kids, hospital pediatrics visits, and others.

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