Antoine Wright


Wright

Position Forward
Height 6'7"
Weight 190 lbs.
Birthday February 6, 1984
College Texas A&M University '06
High School Lawrence Acad. (Mass.) '02
Hometown San Bernardino, Calif.

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Member of the 2002 USA Basketball Junior World Championship Qualifying Team that finished with a 4-1 record and the bronze medal; qualified the United States for a berth in the 2003 FIBA Junior World Championship, averaged 6.8 ppg., 4.4 rpg. and a team second best 2.4 spg.
  • Recorded tournament bests of 10 points in the USA’s 109-70 preliminary round victory over the Dominican Republic and seven rebounds in the 67-65 semifinal loss to host Venezuela.

High School Notes:

  • Has career single game highs of 50 points, 14 rebounds, eight assists.
  • In three seasons at Lawrence Academy (Groton, Mass.), he started 115 games and compiled over 1,800 points, 500 rebounds, 350 assists, 170 steals and 200 blocked shots.
  • Selected to the West team for the EA Sports Roundball Classic, scored four points and added seven rebounds in the West's 115-103 loss to the East.
  • Played for the White Team in the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic and scored five points as the White posted a 149-120 victory over the Purple.
  • Named 2002 Parade Magazine All-American third team.
  • Ranked 22nd among the 2002 Senior Class by Hoop Scoop, 34th by All-Star Sports and 50th by Monter College Basketball News.
  • Averaged as a senior 26.5 ppg., 11.0 rpg., 4.0 apg., and shot 57.0 percent from the floor, 40 percent from 3-point, and aided Lawrence Academy to a No. 7 state ranking.
  • Selected 2002 Player of the Year, MVP of the playoffs, All-ISL, All-Scholastic.
  • As a junior in 2000-01, averaged 23.0 ppg., 9.0 rpg., 3.0 apg., and helped Lawrence to a 23-2 record and No. 11 state ranking.
  • Named MVP of the playoffs, All-ISL, All-Scholastic.
  • As a sophomore in 1999-2000, averaged 20.0 ppg., 6.0 rpg. and 5.0 apg., and assisted Lawrence to a 15-12 record.
  • Named as a sophomore All-ISL and team MVP.
  • Plays with the AAU Inland Team.
  • Named by All-Star Sports its 2001 "Sleeper of the Summer."

Personal Notes:

  • Son of Wanda Wayne.

  • Has one older brother, Wayne (20), and one younger sister Courtine (13).

  • States he has patterned his game after Grant Hill and Tracy McGrady.

  • Lists Paul Pierce as the best player he has ever played against.

  • Enjoys poetry when he's away from the court.

USA Basketball Statistics:

TEAM G/S FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AT BK ST
2002 JWCQ 5/0
13- 34
.382
3- 15
.200
5- 11
.455
22/ 4.4
34/ 6.8
8
1
12


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