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2010 Inductee: Kerry Kittles

KERRY KITTLES, GUARD (1992–1996)

… 6′ 5" shooting guard … played from 1992-1996 … holds 15 all-time Villanova’s records including most points scored, with 2,243 over 122 games (18.4 ppg; #10 all time) and most steals (277; 2.3 spg) … also had 715 rebounds (#18 all-time) and 408 assists (#13 all-time) … named First Team All-America by the AP as a senior at Villanova after achieving Second Team status as a junior …was selected by the New Jersey Nets with the 8th pick in the 1996 NBA Draft … named NBA co-Rookie of the Month in December 1996 …. played in NBA all-rookie team, scoring 9 points … named to the 1996-97 NBA All-Rookie Second Team after averaging 16.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 3.0 apg and 1.91 spg and playing in all 82 games… posted a career-high 40 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals against the Milwaukee Bucks on April 13, 1997 … helped the New Jersey Nets make an appearance in the NBA finals in two straight years … after seven seasons with the Nets, Kittles was traded to the Clippers, where he played an injury-riddled season … over an eight-year NBA career averaged 14.1 ppg, 3.9 rpg and 1.6 spg … after the NBA, worked for the Nets as a part time scout, an investment banker at Ledgemont Capital Group LLC and earned an MBA at Villanova.

University’s School of Business.