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  Kim Tillie
Kim Tillie

Player Profile

Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

High School:
De La Fontaine

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 230



Junior (2008-09)
Appeared in 32 contests, making 30 starts ... finished in the top 20 in the MWC in total rebounding at 4.4 boards per contest ... averaged 3.3 points per game ... set new career highs in rebounds (10, twice), assists (3 vs. TCU) and steals (3 at UC Irvine) and minutes (27 vs. Green Bay) ... best game was a nine-point, seven-rebound performance at Missouri State ... scored double-digits once, pouring in 10 points against Morgan State ... tied his career high of two blocked shots twice (vs. Southwest Baptist and #16 Gonzaga) ... earned Academic All-MWC honors for the third consecutive year.

Sophomore (2007-08)
Appeared in 27 contests averaging 16.2 minutes, and started the last seven games at center ... was the team's second-leading rebounder at 4.3 boards per game ... shot better than .500 from the floor, going 56-110 on the season (.509), second-best on the team ... scored in double-figures three times ... went a perfect 7-for-7 from the field, including two 3-pointers, to post a career-high 16 points in a 72-48 victory over Utah State (Dec. 5) ... tallied 12 points (4-4 FG, 4-4 FT) in a 77-64 win against High Point (Nov. 13) ... hit for 13 points (in an 82-61-42 win against Colorado State (Mar.4) ... grabbed a career-best nine rebounds twice (Nov. 9 and Feb. 16) ... scored four points (2-3 FG), pulled down four rebounds and made a steal in the Utes' 81-69 CBI opening-round win at UTEP (Mar. 19) ... missed five games with a stress fracture ... earned MWC Academic All-Conference accolades.

Freshman (2006-07)
Appeared in 11 games before fracturing his left ankle in practice on Jan. 1 ... sat out the rest of the season ... played at least 10 minutes in two games ... scored in six contests ... established season-high of six points (1-1 3FG, 3-4 FT) while playing seven minutes in the season opener against Southern Utah ... equaled his high scoring mark the second game against Santa Clara, shooting 2-for-5 from the field and making both free throws ... also had season-highs of four boards, a blocked shot and a steal against the Broncos ... scored six points for the third time against Cal Poly, making all three of his shots from the field ... also had two rebounds and a steal in 10 minutes against the Mustangs ... pulled down three rebounds in five minutes against Virginia ... named Academic All-MWC.

Prior to Utah
Played for the Under-18 French National Team that won the 2006 European Championship and qualified for the 2007 FIBA Junior World Tournament ... helped lead France to the Albert Schweitzer Tournament championship in 2006 ... averaged eight points and six rebounds per game as the French team won the tournament for the first time, beating Serbia in the title game ... graduated from Lycee Jean de la Fontaine High School in Paris ... played for Paris Basket Racing's Junior Team, which placed second in France in 2004-05 ... averaged 17 points and nine rebounds per game in 2005-06 ... also played volleyball.

Kim Tillie is the son of Laurent and Caroline Tillie ... born July 15, 1988 in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France ... fluent in four different languages ... both parents played professional volleyball and competed in the Olympics ... father played for the French national team and mother played for the Dutch national team ... father is a professional volleyball coach ... has two younger brothers Kevin and Killian ... urban planing major.

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