#23 - Brian Wright
|2008-09 Men's Basketball|
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Nashville, Tenn. (Brentwood Academy)
2010-11 Season (Junior): Played in 20 games averaging 6.8 minutes of action…Averaged 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds per game…shot 21.7 percent…Scored a season-high eight points against USC Upstate (Feb. 17) hitting a season-best two 3-pointers…Brought down a season-high six rebounds at North Florida (Feb. 3).
2009-10 Season (Sophomore): Played in all 30 games, making 17 starts … Averaged 5.8 points and 2.9 rebounds per game … Scored in double figures six times … Netted 13 points and seven rebounds in win at Mercer on Dec. 3 … Scored season-high 19 points on perfect 7-of-7 shooting, including 3-of-3 from 3PT in win over SIU-Edwardsville on Dec. 10 … Scored 15 points while going 5-of-7 from the field, including 4-of-6 from behind the arc in overtime loss at Arizona (Dec. 21) … Made 36 of 105 (34.3%) three-point attempts on the season … Atlantic Sun Games ... Played in all 20 conference games, making 10 starts … Averaged 5.1 points and 2.4 rebounds per game in conference … third-leading scorer on the team in league play … Scored in double figures in four conference games (Florida Gulf Coast, Belmont, USC-Upstate and Mercer) … Shot 34.3 percent from beyond the arc in conference play … Made 4-of-8 3-point attempts to finish with 12 points and 4 rebounds in win at Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 19).
2008-09 Season (Freshman): Averaged 6.7 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game, and 1.0 assists per game … played in all 31 games, starting nine … averaged 19.2 minutes per game … Named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman team … Scored in double-figures twice … had a season-high 23 points at Campbell (Feb. 9) … scored 21 points versus Oakland City (Nov. 15) … scored in double-figures seven times … Led Lipscomb in scoring twice … Led Lipscomb in rebounding twice … Led Lipscomb in steals three times … Led Lipscomb in blocked shots 10 times … Led Lipscomb in blocked shots with 15 … had a season high four assists versus Campbell (Jan. 8) … had a season high seven rebounds versus Campbell on both Jan. 8 and Mar. 5 … had a season high three blocks versus Florida Gulf Coast (Jan.3) and a season high four steals versus ETSU (Feb. 16) … made a season high four 3-pointers twice (at Campbell Feb. 9; vs. Jacksonville Feb. 26) … fifth on Lipscomb for field goal percentage (.428) and fourth on the team for 3-point field goal percentage (.354) … had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.33 (32 assists/24 turnovers) … ranked 15th in the Atlantic Sun for 3-point field goal percentage (.354). Atlantic Sun Games: Averaged 7.4 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, and 1.0 assist per game … played in all 20 games, starting eight … third on team for 3-point field goal percentage (.397) … ranked 6th in the Atlantic Sun for 3-point field goal percentage (.397) … averaged 10.0 points in the final eight regular season games.
2007-08 Season: Red-Shirt
High School: Averaged 13 points and 5 rebounds per game as a senior at Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tenn. ... Selected to the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Division II All-Tournament Team ... Selected to the Division II Middle All-Region team in 2007 ... Nominated for the McDonald's All-American Team
Personal: Brother of Brandan Wright, three-time Mr. Basketball in the state of Tennessee and current forward for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) ... born October 21, 1988 ... Major is undeclared.
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