Oak Hill (VA) Academy
Has played in 87 career games while making 23 starts…considered one of the team’s top man-to-man defenders…has verticle jump of 39.5 inches.
As a Junior (2004-05)
Played in all 29 games this season making one start…averaged 1.5 points and 1.1 rebounds in 10.5 minutes per game. In the Regular Season: Recorded two points, one rebound and one steal against Georgia Tech (2-26-05)…had three rebounds and one assist in a season-high 18 minutes against Florida State (2-22-05)…recorded four points, on 2-2 shooting from the field, and one rebound in nine minutes against Wake Forest (2-15-05)…made first start of the season against Wake Forest (1-29-05) recording two rebounds in 10 minutes of work…recorded two points and one rebound in 12 minutes of action against Clemson (1-26-05)…had four points and two steals in 14 minutes of action against North Carolina (1-22-05)…registered one steal in eight minutes against Duke (1-19-05)…matched a season-high with six points against Virginia (1-12-05)…had three points and one steal in 13 minutes against NC State (1-9-05)…recorded two points and one steal in 13 minutes against Georgia Tech (1-6-05)…recorded three points, three rebounds, one assist and one block in 14 minutes against Appalachian State (12-30-04)…recorded three points, one rebound, one assist and one steal against Stetson (12-18-04)…had four points, three rebounds and one assist in 14 minutes of action against UMass (12-12-04)…had two rebounds and one steal in a season-high 14 minutes of action against No. 19 Florida (12-4-04)…played 10 minutes against Wofford (11-20-04) recording six points, and one rebound. In the ACC Tournament: Did not score in three minutes of action against Virginia (3-10-05) in the opening round of the ACC Tournament. In the NIT: Had two points, one rebound and one assist in five minutes against South Carolina (3-15-05) in the first round of the NIT.
As A Sophomore (2003-04)
Played in all 30 games, making 13 starts…averaging 3.9 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 15.8 minutes per game…shot 47-92 (.511) from the field…scored in double-figures twice. In the Regular Season: Played 14 minutes against Connecticut (2-18-04) recording nine points and one rebound…was 4-6 from the field including 1-1 from three-point range…had seven points, two rebounds and one assist in 19 minutes against Georgetown (2-7-04)…posted six points, three rebounds, one assist and one steal against Rutgers (1-21-04)…was 2-2 from the field…played 22 minutes against Virginia Tech (1-17-04) recording nine points, five rebounds and one assist…was 3-3 from the field and 3-6 from the line…had three points, four rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal in 13 minutes vs. St. John’s (1-14-04)…had eight points, on 4-6 shooting, and two assists against IPFW (12-30-03)…recorded 11 points, four rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal in 19 minutes against Florida Atlantic (12-27-03)…registered a season-high 12 points against North Carolina A&T (12-22-03)…was 5-7 from the field and 2-2 from the line…also had three rebounds, three assists and one steal in 17 minutes of action…recorded one point, tied a career-high with five rebounds, handed out two assists and registered one steal against Temple (12-20-03)…had three rebounds, three assists and one steal in 13 minutes versus Florida State (12-14-03)…played 17 minutes against UMBC (12-9-03) recording four points, three assists and one steal…had four points, one rebound, two assists, two steals and two blocks against Florida International (12-6-03)…had four points, four rebounds and four assists against Stetson (12-2-03)…recorded nine points, two rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes against Bradley (11-26-03)…had four points and three rebounds in 21 minutes against Rhode Island (11-25-03)…had six points, one assist and one steal against Louisiana-Monroe (11-23-03)…started against Lubbock Christian (11-21-03) recording four points, five rebounds, one assist, one steal and two blocks…was 2-3 from the field in 20 minutes of work.
As A Freshman (2002-03)
Played in all 28 games making nine starts…averaging 4.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 17.8 minutes per game. In the Regular Season: Made collegiate debut in the Hurricanes’ opener against New Hampshire (11-23-02) recording six points, two assists and one steal in 20 minutes off the bench…was 2-5 from the field and 2-2 from the line… recorded two points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in 14 minutes off the bench vs. Texas A&M (11-26-02)… recorded 10 points, five rebounds and one assist against Savannah State (11-30-02)… played a season-high 26 minutes versus Florida Atlantic (12-3-02) registering six points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal… registered six points, three rebounds and one assist in 13 minutes against Florida State (12-8-02)… played 19 minutes off the bench versus Charlotte (12-15-02) recording seven points, two rebounds and three assists… recorded four points, five rebounds, one assist and one steal in 17 minutes off the bench vs. North Carolina (1-4-03)… recorded two points, two rebounds, one assist and a season-high two steals versus Seton Hall (1-18-03)… made first career start against Providence (1-29-03) recording two points, one rebound, one assist and one steal in 11 minutes…gave Miami the lead for good (57-55) with a steal and dunk with 1:37 to play… played a career-high 31 minutes against Villanova (2-8-03) recording nine points, two rebounds, one steal and a career-high seven assists…was 2-3 from the field and 5-6 from the line… made second career start recording 13 points along with two rebounds and one assist against Virginia Tech (2-11-03)…was 5-7 from the field, 1-2 from three-point range, and 2-2 from the line… registered eight points, five assists and one steal against Boston College (2-15-03)… had six points, on 3-6 shooting, two rebounds and three assists against Providence (2-18-03)… scored a career-high 19 points and matched a career-high with five rebounds in 27 minutes versus Virginia Tech (3-5-03)…was 7-9 from the field and 5-9 from the line. In the BIG EAST Tournament: Had four points, five rebounds and one assist against Seton Hall (3-12-03).
Oak Hill Academy… starting shooting guard for team that finished 32-1 and ended the season ranked third in the nation by USA Today… averaged 9.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game as a senior… started every game as a junior averaging 8.7 points in 18 minutes per game in helping team to a 33-0 record and a No. 1 national ranking… connected on 21-37 (.568) three-point attempts as a junior… coached by Steve Smith.
Full name is Eric T. Wilkins… nickname is E… born November 1, 1983 in Plainfield, NJ… son of Ed and Grace Wilkins… brother Ed Wilkins Jr. was an offensive lineman on the 2001 University of Miami National Champion football team…enjoys reading in his spare time…Liberal Arts major.
In The Paint
Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant
Favorite Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite Movie: Friday
Favorite TV Show: Martin
Favorite Actor: Mel Gibson
Favorite Magazine: Slam
Favorite Meal: Steak and Lobster
Advice to Youngsters: Don’t try to be better than the person next to you, just try to be the best person you can be.
If I Were Not Playing Basketball I Would: Be a writer or artist.
The person who has been the biggest influence in my life: My brother, Ed Wilkins, Jr.