Wright makes move to NBA
Bloomington, IN (Sports Network) – Indiana guard Bracey Wright has decided to
forgo his senior season and enter the NBA Draft.
“I am excited about the possibility of playing in the NBA and it has always
been a dream of mine,” Wright said. “I want to thank coach (Mike) Davis and
all of the assistant coaches for the things they have taught me. I also want
to thank my teammates for being there for me throughout my career.”
Wright, who has yet to sign with an agent, led the Big Ten with an average of
18.3 points per game in 2004-05, while also averaging 4.8 rebounds and 2.7
“I think this is a great opportunity for Bracey and we all wish him the best,”
said Davis, the Hoosiers head coach. “Bracey has a lot of talent and will be a
terrific professional player. We are going to miss him here at Indiana, but at
the same time, we are excited about the players who are here and the newcomers
Wright finishes his career at Indiana with 1,498 points, which places him 15th
among Indiana’s all-time leading scorers. He also ranks in a tie for third in
school history with 186 career three pointers, while his six Big Ten Player of
the Week honors are among the top seven in league history.
If Wright does not hire an agent, the early entry withdrawal deadline is June
21, which is one week before the draft takes place.