Hurricane players bought clothes and toys for children through Salvation Army
March 18, 2013: Issue #29
Golden Hurricane vs. Raiders at 6 p.m. CT
Hurricane overcomes 8-point second-half deficit for victory
Tulsa NIT First Round vs. William & Mary March 17, 2015 Photos: Bill Powell
March 4, 2015 Tulsa Men's Basketball vs. Cincinnati
Feb. 7, 2015 Tulsa Men's Basketball vs. SMU
Tulsa Men's Basketball vs. ORU
Tulsa Basketball vs. Missouri State Dec. 5, 2012
TULSA - A two-year letterwinner . . . has played in 58 games with 29 starts . . . has averaged 7.9 points and 4.4 rebounds.
2013-14 -- Played in all 34 games with 21 starts . . . averaged 7.4 points and 3.9 rebounds in 17.1 minutes . . . started vs. Oral Roberts and scored seven points with two rebounds . . . scored 11 points with four rebounds in 12 minutes off the bench at Missouri State (11-16) . . . scored 12 points with five rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench vs. Indiana State (11-27) . . . tallied 10 points and five rebounds at Oklahoma (12-14) . . . put up eight points and five rebounds on 3-of-5 field goals at TCU (12-21) . . . tallied eight points and 11 rebounds at Maryland (12-29) . . . scored 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting with two steals vs. Cal State Fullerton (1-4) . . . scored 18 points with a pair of threes and eight rebounds vs. Tulane (1-9) . . . tallied 10 points and nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks vs. Southern Miss (1-12) . . . scored 18 points on 6-of-9 field goals and 6-of-7 free throws with season-best three blocks vs. North Texas (2-1) . . . scored 18 points in NCAA Tournament vs. UCLA (3-21).
2012-13 -- Conference USA All-Freshman Team . . . played in 24 games with eight starts . . . missed nine games with a leg injury, returned vs. Memphis (2-2) . . . averaged 8.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game, shooting 53 percent from the floor . . . named C-USA Freshman of the Week twice . . . scored 12 points and made 8-of-10 free throws in his first collegiate game vs. LSU Shreveport (11-11) . . . recorded his first career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds, making 5-of-10 field goals and 4-of-4 free throws vs. San Diego (11-16) . . . got his first career start, and tallied nine points, seven rebounds and three assists vs. Jackson State (11-21) . . . scored 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting, and grabbed seven rebounds to lead TU past TCU (12-8). . . scored a career-high 15 points, making five field goals and 5-of-6 free throws at UALR (12-15) . . . was limited by injury, but started and had four rebounds in seven minutes at Oral Roberts (12-22) . . . in return from injury vs. Memphis (2-2), scored two points with three rebounds and season-high three blocks in 11 minutes . . . earned C-USA FOW award (2/11) - scored 25 points on 9-12 shooting and 7-10 free throws, with eight rebounds, in just 21 minutes at UTEP (2-9) . . . 2nd C-USA FOW (2-18) - 21 points, seven rebounds, 8-of-11 field goals, incl. 14 pts, 5-6 FG's 4-4 FT's in 3OT periods vs. Houston (2-16).
HIGH SCHOOL - Was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Lawton Eisenhower High School . . . averaged 18.0 points and 10.0 rebounds as a senior . . . shot 60-percent from the field his senior season . . . helped lead his team to an overall 21-7 record during his senior season . . . named to The Oklahoman's Super 5 all-state first team as a senior . . . was chosen to play in the Oklahoma-Texas Faith 7 Game . . . missed his junior season after suffering a broken leg in the first game of the 2010-11 season, playing only six minutes in that contest . . . was a part-time starter as a freshman and started his sophomore season . . . averaged 12 points and eight rebounds per game as a sophomore . . . high school coach was Bruce Harrington.
PERSONAL - Favorite NBA team is the Oklahoma City Thunder . . . favorite NBA player is LeBron James . . . his favorite movie is The Wood . . . favorite TV show is "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" . . . enjoys hanging out with friends and listening to music . . . his biggest sports thrill was making the game-winning shot as a sophomore in high school in a rivalry game . . . his most memorable event was playing the Oklahoma 6A State Basketball Tournament . . . his father was in the military, and he lived in Europe as a child . . . parents are Donald and Derease Wright . . . born February 19, 1994 in Hampton, Virginia.
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