Jake Wright
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Jake  Wright
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Hopkins, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins

Last College:
The Citadel

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 202

Position:
Guard

2016-17
Appeared in all 32 games, starting in 16 as a redshirt sophomore ... named Academic all-MAC ... was fourth on RedHawks, averaging 9.1 ppg ... sunk a total of 71 three-point baskets, tying for the fourth-most in a single-season in Miami history ... had an impressive 92.9 percent free throw average (26-for-28), the best on the RedHawks ... scored in double digits 18 times, including eight straight games from Nov. 11 to Dec. 3 ... sunk a season high 17 points at Wright State (11/15) and Akron (2/28) ... finished with 15 points in win over Western Illinois (11/26) ... contributed 16, including four from behind-the-arc to lead RedHawks to come from behind win over Buffalo (1/24) ... notched 10 points and two rebounds against Central Michigan (2/11) and Ohio (2/21) ... played a season high 36 minutes at Kent State (2/2).

2015-16
Sat out season due to NCAA transfer guidelines.

PRIOR TO MIAMI
Played one season at The Citadel ... averaged 8.9 ppg and played in 29 of the team's 30 games while starting the final nine games of the season ... earned Southern Conference All-Freshman Team honors from both the coaches and media ... knocked down 72 triples on the season, shooting an impressive 42.1 percent from beyond the arc, which ranked fifth-best in Citadel history and tied for third among Southern Conference statistical leaders in 2014-15 ... in conference action, led the SoCon in 3-point shooting percentage (.461) and tied for third in made 3-pointers (2.9) while also ranking 29th in scoring as a freshman, averaging 10.6 ppg in SoCon play ... produced 13 double-figure scoring efforts, including two 20-point outings, and three games where he knocked down six treys ... poured in a season-high 21 points against Navy (12/6/14) in a 67-60 win against the Midshipmen.

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked one of the top shooting guards in Minnesota during his senior season ... as a senior, named to the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association All-State Team ... led Hopkins to the Minnesota 4A playoffs in 2013-14 and was named to the Minnesota State Championship All-Tournament Team ... also captured the MBCA 3-point contest ... a three-time All-Lake Conference selection for the Royals, earning first-team plaudits his final two seasons (2013-14, 2012-13) ... finished his prep career with 1,356 points.

PERSONAL
Born on September 18, 1995 ... son of Brian and Becky Wright ... given name is Jacob ... great grandfather was a shooting guard on Texas' 1943 Final Four Team ... majoring in Sports Leadership and Management.