Jake Wiley

Jake Wiley

Player Profile


Newport, Wash.

High School:
Newport HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 204





Griz place 45 on spring Academic All-Big Sky teams


Montana lands 40 on Big Sky winter academic teams


Griz suffer poor shooting game in NCAA loss to Syracuse

Montana ends the season with a 25-7 record


Griz hoopters host LCS Warriors in exhibition game on Thursday

Montana returns 3 starters & 5 lettermen from its Big Sky champion/NCAA team of a year ago


Seventh-year Griz BB coach Wayne Tinkle's team made its debut Thursday evening

Four players score in double figures in Montana'a annual Silver-Maroon Scrimmage


Montana vs. Syracuse (3/21/13)

Montana vs. Syracuse (3/21/13)


Montana vs. South Dakota State (12/15/2012)

Montana vs. South Dakota State (12/15/2012)


Montana vs. Carroll (12/8/2012)

Montana vs. Carroll (12/8/2012)


Montana vs. BYU (11/29/12)

Montana vs. BYU (11/29/12)


Montana vs. Lewis-Clark State (11/1/12)

Montana vs. Lewis-Clark State (11/1/12)

Montana: Jake is a talented young player who could see action as a true freshman.

High School: Jake was a two-sport star at Newport High School in Washington...he also attended Lakewood High School in California...he earned four letters in football, three in basketball, and one in track...his senior season at Newport HS he was team captain, MVP, Most Inspirational, and an all-state pick...as a senior he averaged 24.0 points and 12.0 rebounds a game...prep hoops coach was Jamie Pancho...also a team captain in football, chosen outstanding offensive player, and was an all-state selection at tight end when he had 50 receptions and 10 touchdowns...he was the team captain in track as well, and the "Golden Spikes Award" winner.

Personal: He is undecided on a major. His mom is Sheree Gilkey, his grandfather is Jack Wiley, and his guardian is Bryan Hopkins. Birth date: Sept. 4, 1994.


Favorite Food: Pesto pasta.

Favorite class: History of Rock and Roll.

Favorite book: Midnight Express.

Favorite TV show: Lock Up.

Favorite musical group: N.WA.

Favorite movie: The Big Lebowski.

If a movie were made of my life, I would like the following actor to play me: Samuel L. Jackson.

The person in history I would most like to meet is: Adolph Hitler.

Favorite sport other than basketball: Track & Field.

Favorite sports figure: Kobie Bryant & Usain Bolt.

Favorite NBA team: Lakers.

Hobbies/Special Interests: Fishing.

Many people don't know this, but I: Could still be in high school (he turned 18 on Sept. 4, 2012).

My greatest moment in sports was: my high school team beat rival Freeman at home and I scored 37 points.

If I were not playing college hoops, I would be: Playing football.

The best player I ever faced was: David Pendergraft.

The thing I like best about Montana basketball is: How driven the players are and how hard-working the players/coaches are.

The thing that impresses me about Coach Tinkle: His love for the program and loyalty to the team.

My advice to youngsters is: Set goals and never let someone tell you that you "can't."

My future goals are: To contribute to the team every and any way I can.

Official Griz Gear

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