Kyle Impero
2  Kyle Impero

Everson, WA

High School:
Nooksack Valley

Last College:
Whatcom CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 165





2014-15 WWU MEN'S BASKETBALL PREVIEW: New-look Vikings still strong as ever

WWU No.9 nationally in Division II Bulletin pre-season ranking, picked to win GNAC


WWU ranked No.9 in Division II Bulletin Pre-season Top 25

Vikings return three front line starters from last year's 20-8 team


Impero signs scholarship to play for Vikings

NWAACC Northern Region MVP averaged 28.3 points at Whatcom CC


Whatcom County products making impact on Vikings

Henifin, Mitchell and Thorpe have made solid contributions to WWU's success


2011-12 WWU men's basketball preview:

Experienced Vikings seek more consistency

COLLEGE: Transfer from Whatcom CC ... Northwest Athletic Conference Northern Region Most Valuable Player as sophomore for Orcas in 2013-14 ... Averaged NAC-leading 28.3 points per game on 19-8 team that won regional title and won one of three games at NAC Tournament ... Also averaged 6.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.2 steals ... Shot 47.6 percent (253-of-531) from the field, 35.4 percent (45-of-127) from 3-point range, and 80.8 percent (185-of-229) at free throw line ... Scored 40 or more points in four games with collegiate career-high 43 against Olympic CC ... First-team NAC regional all-star as freshman in 2012-13 ... Averaged 20.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 2.7 assists on squad that got to NWAACC tourney ... Two letters ... Redshirt at WWU in 2011-12.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named state's Class 1A Player of the Year by Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association and first-team Associated Press Class 1A all-state selection as senior at Nooksack Valley High School ... Bellingham Herald All-Whatcom County Player of the Year and Northwest Conference Most Valuable Player ... Played in WIBCA All-State game, helping 1A defeat 2A ... MVP of Whatcom County All-Star Game, scoring 31 points ... Averaged 26.9 points per game, scoring 30 or more in contest 10 times and scored career-high and school-record 49 points, that coming versus Bellingham ... Also averaged 3.8 assists, 5.9 rebounds and 2.5 steals ... Helped Pioneers to 18-11 record and sixth place at state ... First-team all-tournament pick at state ... Scored 151 points (30.2 average) at state, breaking tournament record that had stood since 1964 ... First-team Northwest Conference and all-Whatcom County as junior, averaging 15.8 points, 4.0 assists, 5.8 rebounds and 1.4 steals ... Second-team all-tournament pick at state on squad that finished eighth ... "Sixth man" as sophomore ... Three-year letter winner ... Twice named NVHS MVP and Seattle Times Player of the Week.

PERSONAL: Major is business management.


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