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Imani Wright
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Imani Wright 2268143
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Hooks, Texas
High School: Liberty Eylau High School

Redshirt Sophomore Season at Florida State (2015-16)
Will redshirt the 2015-16 season at Florida State due to NCAA transfer rules…Will have two years of eligibility remaining through the 2017-18 year…Is expected to make a big contribution to the FSU back-court over her final two seasons.

Freshman and Sophomore Seasons at Baylor (2013-15)
Recorded two productive seasons at Baylor before transferring to Florida State…Posted 24 double-figure point totals in her time at Waco, Texas…Her career numbers in two seasons with the Bears include averaging 7.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists…Earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention honors following a strong sophomore campaign…averaged 9.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists…started 31 of Baylor’s 37 games as the Bears recorded a Big 12 Tournament title and reached the NCAA Elite Eight in the 2014-15 season…Recorded a team-best 42 3-pointers as a sophomore…Finished second on the team in scoring and assists and third in field goals made (13) and minutes played per game (26.4)…Contributed to Baylor’s NCAA Elite Eight run as a freshman in the 2013-14 season…Averaged 5.3 points off the bench and 14 minutes per game…Played behind one of the nation’s top players in Odyssey Sims, who averaged 28.5 points and buried 98 triples as a senior...In her 74 games played with Baylor she led the team in rebounding in four games and scoring in two games…Majored in corporate communications…Recorded a career high 18 points vs. No. 18 Michigan State on Dec. 12, 2014, as well as against Oral Roberts on Nov. 14, 2014…Drained a career-best five 3-pointers in a thrilling 133-130 quadruple-overtime loss to No. 5 Kentucky in Arlington, Texas, on Dec. 6, 2013…Also made five 3-balls vs. Nicholls State on Nov. 14, 2013.

Personal
Born on Feb. 5, 1995...Daughter of Bridgette Forte-Thomas, Michael Thomas and Larry Wright...Has two brothers and one sister...Her mother, Bridgette, played basketball at the University of Houston and finished her collegiate career at Grambling...Her father, Larry, played at Grambling and then enjoyed a pro career that spanned 12 years (1976-88) in the NBA and Italy...He was a key part of the Washington Bullets' 1978 NBA Championship team, averaging 9.2 points and 3.7 assists off the bench...Imani's father was drafted 14th overall in the 1976 NBA Draft...Her cousin is Matt Forte, the two-time NFL Pro Bowl runningback for the New York Jets.

CAREER HIGHS (AT BAYLOR)
Points: 18, vs. Michigan State – 12/12/14; vs. Oral Roberts 11/14/14
Rebounds: 9, vs. UT Pan-Am – 12/3/14
Assists: 8, vs. TCU – 2/21/15
Steals: 5, vs. Oklahoma State – 2/4/15
Blocks: 1, 4 times
FG made: 7, vs. Oral Roberts – 11/14/14
FG attempts: 19, vs. Texas – 2/8/15
FT made: 5, vs. Utah State – 11/28/14
FT attempts: 6, vs Texas – 2/8/15

 

 

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