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  Rasheed Wright

Rasheed Wright

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greensboro, NC

High School:
Southern Guilford HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210

Position:
Roward/Guard

Birthdate:
12/27/1980

2002-03: Wright earned CAA All-Defensive honors. He ranked second on the team in scoring and led team in free throw percentage...Scored double figures in 23 of 26 games...scored a career high 25 against East Carolina...Average 1.9 steals per game. ...Averaged and played the most minutes on the team...Wright joined the 1,000 career point mark against Hofstra on Jan. 18 in New York...He played in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.

2001-02: Received teams first" Top Defensive Award".... Second on team in scoring, rebounding, and team leader in free three percentage...Performed three double-doubles, including two in the last five games...Ranked in the top ten of the CAA in scoring, free throw percentage and three-point shooting percentage...Interned this summer in the office of University Rrelations. Member of the school's SAM's program.

2000-01: Third on team in scoring...Ranked tenth in the CAA in three-point shooting percentage... Earned All-Tournament honors in the San Juan Shootout...scored a career high 20 points in Monarchs win at Dayton...Hauled in a career high 11 rebounds vs. Gardner-Webb...Went 13-13 from the free throw line at VCU...From Feb. 7 to Feb. 26 hit 31 straight free throws which is the second longest in school history.

1999-00: Played in 30 games with two starts...scored nine points against Norfolk State...hauled in six rebounds vs. East Carolina...started vs. VMI and New Orleans...Came up with four steals against East Carolina....

HIGH SCHOOL: The GREENSBORO NEWS & RECORD Guilford County Player of the Year in 1999...Southern Guilford's All-Time leading scorer with 1,665 career points...Averaged 24.6 points, 7.3 rebounds and hit 48 three pointers in 1999...Helped lead Southern Guilford to the section finals with a 22-7 record...Two-time Conference Player of the Year...Two-time All-County selection and Area Player of the Year...Averaged 24.1 points, 6.5 rebounds as a junior.

PERSONAL:

Full Name: Rasheed Wright
Birthdate: December 27, 1980
Parents: William & Carolyn Wright, III
Sisters: Ayana (20),  Niambi (17) and Adjera (27)
High School: Southern Guilford
High School Coach: Robert Kenan
Major: Communications
Last good book I've read: "For the Love of the Game" by Michael Jordan
Person in history would most like to meet: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nickname: Sheed
Favorite Sports Team: Washington Redskins
Person I would like to play me in a movie about my life: Denzel Washington
Favorite TV Show: Martin
Favorite Cartoon Character: Bugs Bunny 
If I could see anyone in concert, it would be: Michael Jackson
Favorite Song:" A women's work" by Maxwell 
Favorite Sports Personality: Dick Vitale
I hated it when my parents made me: Go to bed early.
Most memorable moment in my career: Leading my high school team to a double overtime
victory in the second round of the state playoffs. I scored 39 points. 
Hobbies: Video Games, reading
If I could play a musical instrument, I'd play: the violin

CAREER HIGHS:

POINTS: 25, vs East Carolina (12-07-02) FGM: 9 , vs ECU (12-07-02) FGA: 16 vs. UNCW (12-21-01) & Hampton (12-04-02) FG%: .857 (7-8) vs. VCU (1-20-01) 3PTFG: 5 vs. William & Mary (1-26-02) 3PT FGATT: 9, vs. William & Mary (1-26-02) & GMU (02-24-03) 3PT FG%: 100 (4-4) vs. VCU (1-20-01) FTM: 13 at VCU (2-24-01) FTA: 15, vs. VCU (1-19-02) FTPCT: 100 (13-13) vs. VCU (2-24-01) REBS: 12 at Drexel (2-11-02) AST: 5, vs William and Mary (2-23-02) STLS: 5, at Drexel (2-11-02) & Hofstra (03-01-03) MINS: 40 vs. Delaware (01-15-03)

YR GP-S FG PCT 3PTS PCT FT PCT REBS-AV A BLK ST MINS PTS A 00 30-2 28-88 .318 6-25 .240 17-28 .607 41-1.4 15 7 20 368 79-2.6 01 30-23 90-222 .405 39-107 .364 74-100 .740 120-4.0 24 8 22 795 293-9.8 02 29-29 127-324 .392 55-157 .350 101-124 .815 158-5.4 45 15 39 937 410-14.1 03 27-26 125-298 .419 56-144 .389 97-124 .782 146-5.4 40 7 50 853 403-14.9 TL 116-80 370-932 .397 156-433 .360 289-376 .768 465-4.0 124 37 131 2953 1185-10.2

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