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10 Sherrod Wright

 

2013-14: Started 30 of 31 games…Became the 13th player in program history to surpass 1,500 career points…Posted double-figure scoring numbers in the first eight contests…Opened with 13 points and six rebounds against American (11/8)…Followed with 13 points and three rebounds at Lamar (11/12)…Scored 23 points hitting nine field goals, including a triple, and four free throws against Northern Iowa (11/16)…Had 14 points, three rebounds, one assist and one steal against Saint Francis (11/19)…Saw 12 points and five rebounds at Iona (11/23)…Contributed 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting, eight rebounds and four steals at Princeton (11/26)…Helped lead Mason to a win over Rhode Island (11/30) with 16 points and seven rebounds…Posted 22 points, eight free throws, two assists, one steal and one rebound against South Florida (12/4)…Drained 25 points, going 14-for-18 from the free throw line, at Old Dominion (1/4)…Posted 11 points and three assists against Saint Joseph’s (1/11)…Added 26 points, three rebounds and two assists against UMass (1/15)…Hit two treys to finish with 21 points at Fordham (1/22)…Scored 18 points, hitting five field goals and six free throws, against Dayton (2/5)…Posted three consecutive 20+ point games thereafter against Duquesne (2/8), UMass (2/12) and St. Bonaventure (2/15)…Set a career-high in scoring with 34 points against nationally-ranked Saint Louis (2/19) going 12-for-18 from the field and 9-of-12 from the free throw line…Posted 19 points against Richmond (2/26)…Hit three triples and eight free throws for 25 points against Duquesne (3/8)…Scored eight points versus Fordham (3/12) in the A-10 Tournament.

2012-13:
Set a new school record by starting each of the Patriots’ 38 games … All-CAA Second Team … VaSID All-State University Division Second Team … Two-time CAA Player of the Week (Dec. 10, Dec. 24) … Led the Patriots and ranked seventh in the conference scoring 16.6 points per game … Also had 186 rebounds (4.9 rpg) and 56 assists along with 38 steals and 10 blocks … Reached double-figure scoring 31 times including 17 games with 20 or more points … Ranked eighth in the conference in field goal shooting (46.5 percent) and 10th in free throw percentage (77.7 percent) … Scored 632 points, the seventh-highest single season total in program history … Registered three double-doubles … Opened season with 15 points, two assists and two rebounds in win over Virginia (Nov. 9) … Scored 22 points with five rebounds and an assist against New Mexico (Nov. 18) … Registered nine points and nine rebounds along with an assist in win over Boston University (Nov. 24) … Scored 23 points and added five rebounds and two steals in win over UMBC (Dec. 4) … Sank 4-of-5 attempts from beyond the arc, including the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer, as part of 22-point day against Richmond (Dec. 22) … Also added three assists, three steals, two rebounds and a block against the Spiders …In next game at South Florida, matched 22-point total and added six rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks (Dec. 29) … Poured in 28 points, seven rebounds, two steals and an assist at William & Mary (Jan. 5) … Began a string of four straight 20+ point games with 25 points, including an 8-8 mark at the free throw line, and added six rebounds, two assists and a block at UNCW (Jan. 12) … Ended stretch with 24 points, eight rebounds, four assists, a block and a steal in win at Towson, including career-high 14 free throws (Jan. 23) … Posted first career double-double with 22 points (11-12 FT) and 11 rebounds, a career-high, along with two assists in win at James Madison (Feb. 2) … Sank four 3-pointers en route to 19 points and added two assists and two rebounds against Georgia State (Feb. 16) … Went 11-of-12 at the free throw line and scored 23 points, along with six rebounds and an assist in CAA semifinal win over Drexel (Mar. 9) … Recorded 20 points, three rebounds, two steals and an assist in win at College of Charleston (Mar. 19) … Set new career-high with 29 points including four treys and added three rebounds, three assists and a steal against Houston (Mar. 25) … Posted back-to-back double-doubles of 20 points/10 rebounds and 24 points/10 rebounds in final two games of CBI finals against Santa Clara (Apr. 3-5).

2011-12: Appeared in 32 games, 14 as a starter ... Finished third on the team with 308 points (9.6 ppg) and added 106 rebounds, 43 assists, 27 steals and nine blocks ... Shot 85.9 percent from the free throw line, the third-best single season mark in program history and highest in the CAA ... After missing entire previous season with medical redshirt, started and scored 17 points, five rebounds and three assists in season-opening win against Rhode Island (Nov. 11) ... Chipped in 16 points along with two rebounds, a block and an assist against FIU (Nov. 14) ... Recorded 12 points, seven rebounds, two blocks and a steal in win over Albany (Nov. 22) ... Contributed 11 points, five rebounds, a career-high three steals and two assists at Towson (Dec. 3) ... Dished a career-high four assists to go with nine points, three rebounds and a steal in win at Radford (Dec. 10) ... Posted 15 points, six rebounds, three assists and a block at James Madison (Jan. 14) ... Scored a season-high 22 points and added five rebounds, two assists and a steal against Towson (Jan. 21) ... Chipped in 15 points, four rebounds, one assist and a steal in win at Hofstra (Jan. 25) ... Pulled down a career-best seven rebounds and added 12 points and an assist against Hofstra (Feb. 8) ... Scored 16 points with three rebounds, two assists and a block at UNCW (Feb. 11) ... Hit the game-winning 3-point shot at the buzzer, part of an 11-point, five-rebound, three-assist and one steal performance against VCU (Feb. 14) ... Scored in double figures in seven straight games in February.

2010-11: Missed the entire season with a shoulder injury and earned a medical redshirt.

2009-10: Had then-career high 17 points and six rebounds against Dayton, leading the team in both categories... Was 4 of 4 from the field and 8 of 8 from the free throw line... Set new career high with 24 points against VMI going 9 of 14 from the field... Was named CAA Rookie of the Week... Had 12 points on 4 of 4 shooting against College of Charleston... Had 10 points on 3 of 3 shooting at Delaware... Led Mason in scoring against Northeastern with 13 points... Had six points against Georgia Tech... Grabbed career-high four rebounds against Dartmouth... Made first career start at George Washington... Has scored in double figures five times... Over final four regular-season games has gone 5 of 7 from 3-point range.

High School: Played varsity basketball at Mount Vernon High school for Coach Bob Cimino... Named Mr. Basketball in New York Section 1 by the Tri-County Basketball Coaches Association... Also named first-team All-State and All-Conference... Increased scoring each of his four seasons at Mount Vernon... Averaged five ppg as a freshman, 10 ppg as a sophomore, 17 ppg as a junior and 23 ppg as a senior... Just the 11th player in Mount Vernon H.S. history to score 1,000 points.... Played in the Jordan Brand Classic All-Star game.

Personal: Parents are Rosita and Derrick Wright... Has two siblings, Alex and Dominique... Also recruited by Kansas State, Central Florida, Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Marquette, Fordham and Providence... Major is integrated studies.

WRIGHT'S CAREER STATISTICS

Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 202
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Mount Vernon, N.Y.
High School: Mount Vernon
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