Redshirt Senior Tyler Lewis is from Iredell County where his parents still reside. Lewis began his high school career at Forsyth Country Day in Winston Salem before transferring to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. Lewis was the 2012 Gatorade Virginia High School Player of the year before landing at NC State. In Raleigh, Lewis played two years for the Wolfpack before transferring to Butler .
Lewis is averaging 6.5 points per game for the Bulldogs.