John Kiser

#33 John Kiser

Pos. G/F
Ht. 6-5
Wt. 210
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Noblesville, Ind.
High School [Prev. School] Noblesville

2017-18 MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention 
2019-20 MVC Scholar-Athlete Second Team
2019-20 MVC All-Bench Team
2019-20 MVC All-Tournament Team

2019-20: Played in 33 games and started 10 during his senior season… Averaged 6.5 points per game and was third on the team with 4.5 rebounds per outing… Also ranked third on the team in assists (62) and second in steals (37)… Was eighth in the MVC in assist to turnover ratio at 1.8… Named to the MVC All-Bench Team, MVC All-Tournament Team and MVC Scholar-Athlete Second Team… Scored eight points or more on 15 occasions including three double-figure scoring outputs… Had nine instances of seven or more rebounds… Paced the team in rebounds in nine games… Was the team’s leading rebounder in the season opener on Nov. 5 vs. Toledo with eight while also handing out four assists... Had nine points and led the team in rebounding with eight for the second straight game on Nov. 9 at Saint Louis... Had eight points, seven rebounds and five assists on Nov. 12 in a win at SIUE. That marked his third straight game with seven or more rebounds... Matched a career high with nine points on Nov. 24 vs. Nevada, his fourth career nine-point effort and third this season... Had his fifth career nine-point performance and fourth of the season while leading the team in rebounds for the third time in 2019-20 with seven boards on Dec. 16 at Charlotte... Led Valpo in rebounds for the fifth time this season by pulling down eight boards on Dec. 18 at High Point... Had a career day on Jan. 7 at Southern Illinois, equaling then personal bests in points (nine), rebounds (nine), steals (three) and made field goals (four)...  Made a huge 3-pointer with 3:01 remaining on Jan. 11 vs. Drake, giving Valpo its first lead of the second half in a 66-61 victory. He grabbed three steals, his second straight three-steal outing... After previously scoring exactly nine points on six occasions, he cracked double figures with a career-high 12 points while sharing the team lead with eight rebounds in a Jan. 18 win over Indiana State... Had a career-high four steals on Jan. 29 at Bradley... Led the team with a plus/minus of +20 on Feb. 12 vs. Southern Illinois... Dished out a career-high eight assists on his senior night, helping Valpo to a Feb. 25 victory over Missouri State… Averaged 10.8 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game during the MVC Tournament while shooting 40 percent from 3-point range and 83.3 percent from the foul stripe… Had the second double-figure scoring output of his career with 12 points to go along with eight rebounds in the March 6 quarterfinal upset of Loyola. He knocked down a key 3 late in the game, then assisted on the two biggest baskets of the 18-point comeback – Ryan Fazekas’ game-tying 3-pointer with 11 seconds left in regulation and Eron Gordon’s game-winning basket with three seconds left in overtime… Exploded for a career-high 17 points in the MVC semifinal victory over Missouri State, then chipped in eight points in the championship against Bradley, his final collegiate contest.

2018-19: Appeared in 29 games for Valpo as a junior, starting on 11 occasions ... averaged 14.9 minutes/game, grabbing 2.8 rebounds/game ... led Valpo in rebounding four times ... opened season with six points on 3-of-4 shooting and a team-best seven rebounds Nov. 6 in win over Concordia Chicago ... grabbed six rebounds in Dec. 29 victory over Purdue Northwest ... scored seven points, grabbed six rebounds and handed out three assists without a turnover in 27 minutes in Jan. 19 MVC win against UNI ... followed the next game with six points and four rebounds in 29 minutes at Indiana State Jan. 23 ... played career-high 36 minutes in Feb. 5 win at Illinois State, hitting a pair of 3-pointers for six points ... also led Valpo with seven rebounds and three steals, and also handed out three assists in the win over the Redbirds ... tied career high with team-best nine rebounds Feb. 10 against Loyola ... paced Valpo with seven rebounds at Bradley Feb. 27 ... scored six points on 3-of-4 shooting in regular season finale against Evansville March 2.

2017-18: Received scholarship following freshman year ... saw action in 26 games as a sophomore, starting three times ... averaged 18.2 minutes/game and grabbed 3.7 rebounds/game ... averaged seven points per game over the season's first five victories, scoring at least five points in all five games ... opened year with eight points in win over North Park Nov. 10 ... set new career bests with nine points and nine rebounds in Nov. 13 victory over Trinity Christian ... connected on a pair of 3-pointers for six points in Nov. 19 win against SE Louisiana ... finished with five points, six rebounds and a career-best three assists Nov. 21 in win over Samford ... grabbed six rebounds apiece in consecutive starts Dec. 14 at Northwestern and Dec. 18 at Santa Clara, scoring six points in the latter game as well ... after missing six games with an ankle injury, returned to action Jan. 21 against Loyola and pulled down six boards ... tallied seven boards Jan. 27 at Illinois State ... posted six points and six rebounds Feb. 7 at Evansville ... matched career high with nine rebounds Feb. 11 in home win over Illinois State ... followed the next time out with eight rebounds Feb. 14 at Loyola ... named an MVC Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete.

2016-17: Walk-on saw action in 25 games in his first season with the Crusaders, earning a start March 4 against Milwaukee at the Horizon League Championship ... played an average of 9.8 minutes/game, a mark which increased to 15.4 minutes/game over the season's final 10 games ... finished freshman year with 45 points scored and 53 rebounds, shooting 56.3% from the field ... debuted for Valpo with an assist Nov. 12 in win over Trinity Christian ... not only scored first career basket, but went 4-for-4 from the floor for eight points in Dec. 28 victory over Chicago State ... would match season high with eight points in the Horizon League Championship against Milwaukee March 4 - leading the Crusaders in scoring - and in NIT action at Illinois on March 14, where he went 4-for-6 from the field ... scored four points and grabbed five rebounds in Jan. 12 win at Youngstown State ... pulled down five boards and recorded a pair of steals at Green Bay Feb. 4 ... registered six rebounds in season-high 26 minutes of play in regular season finale at Northern Kentucky Feb. 26 ... totaled a season-best seven rebounds to go with his team-high eight points in league tournament play versus Milwaukee.

Prep: Averaged 21.2 points per game as a senior for the Millers, helping lead the team to a 14-9 record ... also averaged 6.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game ... played in the Hoosier Reunion Classic All-Star Game ... named an Indiana Junior All-Star following his junior season.

Personal: Son of Brian and Christina Kiser ... major is mechanical engineering... Favorite snack is pretzels.