As a junior (2004-05): Played in five games during season... Only game to play more than one minute was six minutes at Sam Houston State on Jan. 20.
As a sophomore: Scored only point of season with free throw during 69-64 win over Stephen F. Austin in front of a FOX Sports regionally televised game on Feb. 14.
As a freshman: Played nine games in 2002-03... scored four points in two minutes of play versus Nicholls State on Feb. 15... played a season-high four minutes against Arkansas-Monticello on Dec. 4, 2002... saw increased playing time as season went on, playing in four of the Maverick's final eight games. High school: Named honorable mention All-District 13-5A after averaging 8.6 points and 2.1 assists per game for the Lions... a member of the National Honor Society, the Mathematics Honor Society and academic all-District 13-5A... graduated in the top 20 percent of his class... competed on the WHS football team. Personal: Born June 2, 1984, is the son of Sandra James and Robert Wright... Father played basketball at Trinidad State Junior College and Texas A&M... Cousin of former UTA point guard Anthony Goode... brother, Lejon Wright, played at Trinidad State Junior College... two other cousins (Carl Baker at Arkansas and Jason Smith at Mississippi) have played Division I basketball... major is business finance... favorite actress is Sanaa Lathan... favorite food is cereal... favorite NBA team is Philadelphia 76ers and player is Allen Iverson... Most exciting moment at UTA was playing against Texas his freshman year and winning conference.
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