UTSA signs Luke Wilshire to National Letter of Intent
SAN ANTONIO — UTSA head men’s basketball coach Brooks Thompson announced Thursday that Luke Wilshire has signed a National Letter of Intent. The San Antonio Johnson High School product will join the Roadrunners for the 2013-14 season.
“We are really excited about signing a high-caliber player out of our community like Luke,” Thompson said. “He is very well-coached by his high school coach, Jay Keller, and his summer coaches. He’s also an outstanding student and comes from a great family. We’re looking forward to having Luke be a part of our Roadrunner family.”
6-5 · 195 · Guard · San Antonio, Texas (Johnson HS)
First-team all-district performer as a junior for head coach Jay Keller at Johnson High School … scored 18 points per game and dished out three assists per contest … shot 51 percent from the floor, including 39 percent from behind the 3-point line, and 81 percent at the free-throw line … second-team all-district selection as a sophomore … two-time team Most Valuable Player and captain … has averaged 14.7 points and 3.2 assists per game and shot 53 percent from the field, including 37.8 percent from beyond the arc, and 82.6 percent at the charity stripe for his career entering his senior season … a three-star recruit who has been ranked as high as No. 28 on the TexasHoops.com Top 100 list for the class of 2013 … played for the South Texas Irish (AAU) under his father, Denny … scored 20 points on the strength of 4-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc in the Irish’s 60-50 win against the Texas Bluechips.