Junior Point Guard Morris Wright of Xavier University, was named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the week, for the third time this year, after top notch performances last week
Wright, a Zachary, Louisiana native, is having a great season, leading his team in scoring for the second year averaging almost 14 points a game. Wright received this latest honor after averaging 18 points, four assist and three steals in two wins against GCAC members Edward Waters College and Voorhees College.
His performance also garnered National attention as the guard received the honor of being named The North Carolina Mutual BOXTOROW Player of the Week. This honor gives Wright the opportunity to be a guest on the Daniel Ware’s national sports talk show, From the Press Box to Press Row.
Xavier is currently 17th in NAIA Division 1 polls and second place in the GCAC with a 16-6 (8-2) record.