Andre “Moon” Wiley

Flint Southwestern, 1985

2023 Greater Flint African American Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

Category: Basketball

Andre Wiley’s athletic journey started at Flint Southwestern High School, where the man they call “Moon” became a Flint-area basketball legend.  Wiley was a prolific scorer and, in his junior season, averaged 28 points per game.  

Some of Wiley’s highlight performances include scoring 45 points against Ann Arbor Pioneer and Saginaw Arthur Hill. He also had a 31 point and 20 rebound performance against Flint Central, and scored 33 points with 29 rebounds against Bay City Central.  

Wiley continued his academic and basketball career at Compton Community College in California where he became a two-time California Junior College Player of the Year winner. He averaged 26.4 points and 14 rebounds a game during his sophomore season. He also scored 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the California Junior College championship game.

After his sophomore season, he transferred to the University of Oklahoma where in two seasons he scored 402 career points and had 197 rebounds. In 1988, he helped lead the Oklahoma Sooners to an appearance in the National Championship game. Wiley, who was well-known for his spectacular dunks, was also the winner of the first ever NCAA Dunk Contest.

Andre “Moon” Wiley, you are the true definition of being “Flint Strong!”  You have made Flint proud. Welcome to the Greater Flint African American Sports Hall of Fame!