WHO AM I?
Sahvir Wheeler (born January 17, 2001) is an American college basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He previously played for the Georgia Bulldogs.
Wheeler was born in Harlem, New York and grew up in Houston, Texas. He attended Houston Christian High School, where he averaged 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds per game as a senior. Wheeler originally committed to playing college basketball for Texas A&M but reopened his recruitment after head coach Billy Kennedy was fired. He later committed to Georgia, choosing the Bulldogs over Iowa State. Wheeler was considered a four-star recruit by most services.
As a freshman at Georgia, Wheeler averaged nine points and 4.5 assists per game. He set a program freshman record with 139 assists. In his sophomore season, Wheeler assumed a leading role with the departure of Anthony Edwards. On February 23, 2021, he recorded the first triple-double in program history, with 14 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds in a 91–78 win over LSU. As a sophomore, Wheeler averaged 14 points, an SEC-leading 7.4 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game. He was a consensus Second Team All-SEC selection and set the program single-season record for assists. On May 17, 2021, Wheeler announced he would transfer to Kentucky.