Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Willie Kemp

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School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
MemphisCOMMITTED (09/28/2005)Offered09/16/2005Derek Kellogg

Scouting Report on Willie Kemp

by Jerry Meyer - 05/05/2005
Although not an explosive athlete, Kemp is a smooth athlete with body control and a quick burst. He is a rangy on the ball defender and has an instinct for picking off passes. Offensively, he can run a team as well as execute the high ball screen. Although a pass first point, he is capable of taking games over with his scoring ability.

Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for He played at Lipscomb University where be became college basketball's all-time career assist leader. Meyer earned Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Tennessee as a high school junior and senior. He has served as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt and also co-authored the book, "Basketball Skills and Drills."

Latest News

No. 7 Memphis beats Rice to clinch C-USA02/22/2007 College Basketball

Willie Kemp scored 20 points to help No. 7 Memphis beat Rice 99-63 on Thursday night and clinch its second-straight Conference USA title. The victory extended Memphis' winning streak to 16 straight, longest in the nation. Memphis also has won 28 straight at home.

Memphis eases past SMU 88-5202/03/ College Basketball
No. 22 Memphis has no trouble with Bearcats01/04/ College Basketball
No. 12 Memphis runs past Kentucky in Maui11/22/ College Basketball
Tournaments bring early excitement11/21/ College Basketball
No. 12 Memphis tops Oklahoma in Maui opener11/20/ College Basketball
Jackson State can't hang with No. 13 Memphis11/16/ College Basketball
Video: Willie Kemp handles the rock06/29/
Derby Festival Breakdown: Black team04/16/ Basketball Recruiting
Wild finish highlights Adidas Derby Classic04/15/
Chism takes over03/07/ Basketball Recruiting
Old Spice Red Zone Showcase scouting reports01/30/ Basketball Recruiting
Kemp doing well01/17/
Saturday action from the Marshall County Hoopfest12/04/ Basketball Recruiting
Marshall County Hoopfest loaded once again12/02/ Basketball Recruiting
Class of 2006 team recruiting rankings11/09/ Basketball Recruiting
Q&A with Willie Kemp10/14/
Kemp is a Tiger09/28/ Basketball Recruiting
Kemp postpones announcement09/26/ Basketball Recruiting
Kemp gives Kentucky visit good review09/25/
Fastbreak Friday09/23/ Basketball Recruiting
Fastbreak Friday09/16/ Basketball Recruiting
Kemp gets in-home visit from Tubby Smith09/15/
Kemp tripping to Memphis09/15/ Basketball Recruiting
Weems sets fifth visit09/13/
Fastbreak Friday09/09/ Basketball Recruiting
Huge recruiting weekend in store for Razorbacks09/09/
Video: Willie Kemp quick clip09/07/
Wille Kemp talks about trip to Knoxville09/06/
Kemp trims list to four09/05/
Fastbreak Friday09/02/ Basketball Recruiting
Kemp down to five schools08/23/
Kemp trims list, targets date for UK visit08/19/
AMP: Willie Kemp dazzles at point guard08/02/ Basketball Recruiting
Willie Kemp not naming favorites yet08/01/
Monday's action from Vegas07/26/ Basketball Recruiting
Memphis prospects hit jackpot07/24/
Stars are shining at Showtime Nationals07/13/ Basketball Recruiting
Reebok ABCD Photo Gallery #507/10/
Friday at ABCD is full of moments07/09/ Basketball Recruiting
ABCD: Day 3 features stellar matchups07/08/
Reebok ABCD Photo Gallery #407/08/
ABCD Spotlight: Willie Kemp07/08/ Basketball Recruiting
ABCD: Michigan junior high on Cats07/07/
News and notes from Day 2 of ABCD07/07/
ABCD Camp: Talent-laden event opens with a bang07/06/
Reebok ABCD Photo Gallery #107/06/
Shoe camps jump start busy July07/04/ Basketball Recruiting
Kemp cuts list down to six06/29/
Durant, Love, Arthur excel at NBPA06/26/ Basketball Recruiting
Video: Willie Kemp does it all06/24/
Cats turning up interest for Tennessee's Kemp06/24/
Thursday night at the NBA Players Camp06/23/ Basketball Recruiting
Kemp back from Illinois06/17/
Movement marks Class of 2006 update06/08/ Basketball Recruiting
Four-star point guard impressing many05/29/
Kemp a hot prospect in early AAU play05/01/
Recruiting heats up for Willie Kemp04/27/ Basketball Recruiting
Prospects give early school lists04/19/ Basketball Recruiting
Big weekend coming for Wake Forest04/18/ Basketball Recruiting
Morning games bring out the coaches04/17/ Basketball Recruiting
Sunday morning action on The Hill04/17/ Basketball Recruiting
News and notes from the Hill04/16/ Basketball Recruiting
On the Bounce with Coach Meyer03/08/ Basketball Recruiting
Scouting the Backcourt: Class of 200603/07/
Kemp: solid, steady and crafty03/02/ Basketball Recruiting
Four-star Tennessee PG wants Cats' attention02/23/
On the Bounce with Coach Meyer, Hoopfest vol. 312/11/ Basketball Recruiting
2006 Kemp has options12/08/ Basketball Recruiting
Mt. Ellis erupts for 48!12/04/ Basketball Recruiting
Marshall County Hoop Fest filled with top talent12/02/ Basketball Recruiting
Tuesday night sample of top prospect12/01/ Basketball Recruiting
Bears snag Thanksgiving Day treat11/29/ Basketball Recruiting
Rumble on the Ridge to feature top players11/24/ Basketball Recruiting 2006 basketball rankings08/12/ Basketball Recruiting
On the Bounce with Coach Meyer, NHJ vol. 206/21/ Basketball Recruiting
On the Bounce with Coach Meyer, TOC vol. 206/03/ Basketball Recruiting
Memorial Day Classic set to tip-off Saturday05/26/ Basketball Recruiting
Just A Minute With Justin Young04/26/ Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's News & Notes03/22/ Basketball Recruiting
Kemp Mentions Four Schools03/20/ Basketball Recruiting Scouts Willie Kemp03/18/ Basketball Recruiting


Year RebAsstPts
2005 (Jr.)