OVERVIEW: Only player in the country to post at least 17.0 points and 7.0 assists per game in 2014-15 ... Mid-Major All-American and Lou Henson Award Finalist ... Led all NCAA freshman with a league and Oakland freshman record 212 assists ... Recorded Oakland's first-ever triple-double vs. Detroit (2/14/14) ... Finished No. 4 in Michigan Mr. Basketball race with 1,251 voting points ... Versatile player that really improved his jump shot from his freshman to sophoore season ... Cousin is former NBA and Michigan State standout Steve Smith ... Majoring in communication.
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Lou Henson Award Finalist (given to the mid-major player of the year) ▪ Mid-Major All-American ▪ All-Horizon League First Team ▪ Two-time Horizon League Player of the Week (1/5, 2/2) ▪ Only player in the country to average at least 17.0 points and 7.0 assists per game ▪ No. 2 in the NCAA with 7.6 assists per game ▪ Played 12 entire games and finished third with 38.5 minutes played per game ▪ Lead the league with 8 20-point games in HL play ▪ Recorded 7 or more assists in 21 of 33 games ▪ Tallied 6 double-doubles this season ▪ Poured in a career-high 37 points vs. Eastern Illinois (3/17) in opening round of CIT, adding 11 assists ▪ Broke single-game league and school records with 24 FT attempts, and his 19 made FTs ranks No. 2 in league and school history vs. Valpo (1/2)
2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Horizon League Freshman of the Year ▪ Member of the League All-Freshman Team ▪ Named Freshman of the Week a league-best 7 times ▪ Finished No. 7 in the NCAA with 6.4 assists per game ▪ Posted the program's first-ever triple-double vs. Detroit (2/14) with 15 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds ▪ Only player in the league to record points-assists double-doubles (3) ▪ Had a league-best 6 double-figure assist games ▪ Reached double figures in 18 games ▪ Dished out a career-best 12 assists in both regular-season games vs. Youngstown State (1/31, 3/1) ▪ Scored a career-high 25 points vs. Milwaukee (1/8) ▪ Posted 7 or more assists in 16 games
HIGH SCHOOL ▪ Named PSL MVP ▪ Garnered all-state, all-area and all-city accolades ▪ Led team to an undefeated regular season and PSL title ▪ Won three city championships (2009, '11, '12) ▪ Played in the Michigan All-Star Game ▪ Two-time captain ▪ Detroit Free Press Dream Team
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS ▪ Named Detroit Public School's (PSL) Learner of the Year in 2013 ▪ Graduated with a 3.6 GPA from High School ▪ National Honor Roll and Dean's List
TOP ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENT ▪ Posted Oakland's first-ever triple-double in program history vs. Detroit (2/14/14) with 15 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds ... Had a triple-double in high school as well.
PERSONAL Full Name: Kahlil Ameer Felder, Jr. Parents: Kahlil Felder, Sr. and Tiffany Williams ▪ Father played college basketball at Eastern Michigan (1990-92) and ranks inside the single-season record book with 129 assists in 1991-92. Siblings: Deleylia Thomas, Michael Dickerson, Armenee Felder ▪ Cousin Darrius Williams plays college basketball at Morehouse College (Division II) where he led the Maroon Tigers in scoring with 18.1 ppg last season
Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland 1. Education 2. Teammates 3. Campus