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Anthony Wright 12
Anthony Wright

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sterling, Va.

High School:
Oak Hill Academy

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 235

Position:
F

Birthdate:
01/01/1988


At Michigan ... (2009-10) ... Helped Michigan to a 15-17 record ... Earned No. 8 seed at Big Ten Tournament, advancing to quarterfinal ... (2008-09) ... Helped Michigan to a 21-14 record, which tied a school record for the largest single-season turnaround in program history ... Helped U-M earn its first NCAA Tournament bid in 11 years ... Earned No. 10 seed at NCAA Tournament, advancing to second round after 62-59 victory over No. 7 seed Clemson ... Eliminated by No. 2 seed Oklahoma, 73-63, in second round ... Earned No. 7 seed at the Big Ten Tournament, advancing to quarterfinal ... Helped U-M to two top-five wins after defeating No. 4 UCLA (Nov. 20, 55-52) and No. 4 Duke (Dec. 6, 81-73) ... Helped U-M to 4-5 record against national top 25 opponents ... Helped U-M set team records for single season free throw percentage (75.7%), three-point field goals (305) and three-point field goal attempts (912) ... (2007-08) ... Helped Michigan to a 10-22 record - winning five of its last 10 games of the season ... Earned No. 9 seed at the Big Ten Tournament, advancing to quarterfinal.

Senior/Junior (2009-10) ... Played in 28 games, making two starts ... Averaged 1.4 points and 1.1 rebounds per game ... Scored 40 points ... Had a season-high nine points against Connecticut (Jan. 17) ... Grabbed 31 rebounds, nine offensive and 22 defensive ... Had a season-high five rebounds at Purdue (Jan. 23) ... Recorded 15 assists ... Had a season-best three assists against Alabama (Nov. 29) ... Shot 26.9 percent (14-for-52) from the field ... Shot 25.0 percent (9-for-36) from the three-point line ... Shot 60.0 percent (3-for-5) from the free-throw line ... Recorded three blocks ... Had four steals ... Tied a career-best with two steals against Houston Baptist (Nov. 20) ... Played 241 minutes ... Averaged 8.6 minutes per game ... Played 10-or-more minutes in nine games ... Played a season-high 21 minutes at Purdue (Jan. 23).

Junior/Sophomore (2008-09) ... Played in 25 games with seven starts ... Started first seven games of the season ... Averaged 2.7 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game ... Posted two games scoring in double figures ... Had a season-high 14 points vs. Oklahoma (March 21) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Finished game scoring 12-of-14 points in first half and closed game 5-for-7 from field and 3-for-4 on three-point field goals ... Collected 45 rebounds (1.8) ... Had a season-high seven rebounds against Michigan Tech (Nov. 11) ... Shot 33.8 percent (22-for-65) from the field, 33.3 percent (16-for-48) on three-point field goals and 61.5 percent (8-for-13) on free throws ... Had 16 assists (0.6) ... Had career-high-tying four assists in upset win over No. 4 UCLA (Nov. 20) ... Had four blocks (0.2) ... Had a season-high one block, four times -- vs. Michigan Tech (Nov. 11), against No. 4 UCLA (Nov. 20), vs. Savannah State (Nov. 29), at Illinois (March 13)... Had 10 steals (0.4) ... Had a career-high-tying two steals against Michigan Tech (Nov. 11) ... Played in 11.2 minutes per game ... Played 10-or-more minutes in 11 games ... Played a season-best 27 minutes, two times -- against Michigan Tech (Nov. 11) and vs. UCLA (Nov. 20).

Sophomore/Freshman (2007-08) ... U-M's 2008 Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player Award ... Played in 31 games with five starts ... Started first collegiate game against Illinois (Feb. 23) ... Averaged 5.1 points, 3.3 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 0.5 steals per game ... Scored in double figures in six games ... Scored career-high 15 points at Illinois (Jan. 16) after going 5-for-8 on three-point field goals ... Led U-M in scoring in three games ... Collected 102 rebounds (3.3) ... Had a career-high eight rebounds, two times - against Brown (Nov. 11) and against Illinois ... Had 11 games with four-or-more rebounds in a game ... Led U-M in rebounding in two games ... Shot 32.9 percent from the field (54-for-164) and 28.5 percent on three point field goals (35-for-123) ... 64.8 percent of offense was on three-point field goals (35-of-54 field goals) ... Shot 48.3 percent on free throws (14-for-29) ... Had a career-high four assists at Ohio State (Feb. 5) ... Had a career-high two blocks at Penn State (March 1) ... Collected 14 steals (0.5) ... Had a career-high two seals, four times ... Played 18.8 minutes per game ... Played 10-or-more in 29-of-32 games with 14 games of 20-plus minutes and four games of 30-plus minutes ... Played a career-high 34 minutes at Penn State.

Freshman (2006-07) ... U-M's 2007 Bodnar Award for Academic Achievement ... Opted to redshirt the season ... Did not participate in any games during season ... Continued to contribute during practice and on scout team.

Prep ... Oak Hill Academy (2006) ... Averaged 7.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.0 steals ... Coached by Steve Smith at Oak Hill Academy (2004, '05, '06) ... As a senior (2005-06), averaged 9.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.0 steals ... Shot 56 percent from the field, 39 percent on three-point field goals and 72 percent on free throws ... Led Oak Hill to 40-1 record ... Became a full-time starter midway through season, starting final 17 games ... Set Oak Hill record for total season wins (40) ... Member of USA Today High School National Runner-up team ... Teammate of Ty Lawson (North Carolina), Landon Milbourne (Maryland), Albert Jackson (Georgia), Jeff Allen (Virginia Tech) and Matt Scherbenske (Oral Roberts) ... As a junior (2004-05), averaged 5.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals ... Shot 45 percent from the field, 48 percent on three point field goals ... Shot a team-leading 80 percent on free throws ... Led Oak Hill to 34-2 record ... Member of USA Today High School National Championship team ... Teammate of Eric Devendorf (Syracuse), Kevin Durant (Texas) and K.C. Rivers (Clemson) ... As a sophomore (2003-04) ... Transferred to Oak Hill Academy ... Led Oak Hill to 36-0 record ... Member of USA Today High School National Championship team ... Teammate of Josh Smith (NBA, Atlanta Hawks) and Rajon Rondo (Kentucky/NBA, Boston Celtics) ... As a freshman (2002-03) ... Played at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Va. ... Other Honors and Awards: National Honor Society (2004, '05) ... Honor Roll (2004, '05, '06) ... Student Government Representative (2004, '05), Vice President (2005) ... Received Class Award for U.S. History and Library Assistant (2004-05) ... Manager of the soccer team (2004-05) ... Other: Played in the U.S. All-Stars vs. Capital All-Stars Game in Washington, D.C. ... Won three-point shooting contest ... Played on United States All-Stars Team, along with U-M signee DeShawn Sims ... Helped U.S. All-Stars to 120-117 comeback win ... Had 13 points, 10 rebounds, an assist and a steal in 20 minutes ... In summer of 2005 received seven camp awards at Five-Star to break the one camp week record held by Alonzo Mourning.

Personal ... Given name is Anthony Sylvester Wright ... Born on Jan. 1, 1988 in Fairfax, Va. ... Son of Clementine and Anthony Wright ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Sociology major ... Right-handed ... Verbally committed to Michigan as senior in winter (Jan. 14, 2006) ... Signed National Letter of Intent to Michigan in late signing period (April 13, 2006).


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