Wayne Blackshear

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Wayne Blackshear
Wayne Blackshear 2013.jpg
Blackshear in 2013
No. 25 – Louisville Cardinals
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Atlantic Coast Conference
Personal information
Born (1992-02-11) February 11, 1992 (age 23)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Morgan Park (Chicago, Illinois)
College Louisville (2011–present)
Career highlights and awards

Wayne Blackshear (born February 11, 1992)[1][2] is an American college basketball player for the University of Louisville.

Blackshear graduated from Morgan Park High School in Chicago, Illinois. Blackshear averaged 7.6 points per game playing for the Louisville Cardinals in 2012–13. He won 2013 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament with Cardinals in 2012–13.

High school[edit]

Blackshear played basketball for Curie Metropolitan High School before transferring to crosstown rival Morgan Park High School.[3] He earned 2010 and 2011 first team All-State recognition from the Chicago Tribune,[4][5] and was 2011 Chicago Sun-Times Sun-Times Player of the Year.[6] He was a 2011 McDonald's All-American and a Parade All-American.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Wayne Blackshear". University of Louisville Sports Information. Retrieved April 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Wayne Blackshear". Basketball.realgm.com. Retrieved April 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ Sakamoto, Bob (2009-01-27). "Top basketball player Wayne Blackshear transfers from Curie to Morgan Park: Move likely to trigger Public League investigation". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  4. ^ Helfgot, Mike (2011-04-02). "Boys basketball - 2011 Chicago Tribune All-State first team: Two All-Americans, two Mr. Basketballs and a Nader make up top five". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  5. ^ Helfgot, Mike (2010-04-03). "2010 Chicago Tribune boys basketball All-State first team: Morgan Park's Wayne Blackshear". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  6. ^ O'Brien, Michael (2011-03-18). "Boat show closes". Chicago Sun-Times. p. 48. 
  7. ^ Powers, Scott (2011-03-28). "Wayne Blackshear dislocates shoulder". ESPN. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  8. ^ McLaughlin, Brian (2011-04-03). "Meet PARADE's All-America High School Boys Basketball Team". Parade. Retrieved 2013-10-05.