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Marquis Wright   1
Marquis Wright

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Waldorf, Md.

High School:
North Point

Weight:
160

Position:
G


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GENERAL:
  • The starting point guard
  • Excellent decision maker with a great handle and a maturity that belies his age
  • Ideal floor general for Patsos' up-tempo style
  • Gets after it defensively and gets the ball and goes on makes and misses
  • Great floor vision, can score in transition and knock down the outside jumper
  • Quiet leader who already has full respect of teammates

2013-14:
  • 2013-14 Kyle Macy Freshmen All-American Team (one of 25)
  • Siena College Male Rookie of the Year
  • MAAC All-Rookie Team selection
  • Three-time MAAC Rookie of the Week (11/25, 1/20 and 2/3)
  • 199 assists tied for fourth most in program history (second among freshmen) and 5.2 assists per game tied for 16th most
  • Posted double-doubles against Quinnipiac (2/1) and Manhattan (2/21)
  • Averaged 8.7 points and 5.2 assists (second in MAAC) and 34.7 minutes (sixth in MAAC)
  • Collected 10 assists or more four times

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Gatorade Player of the Year in Maryland (2013)
  • Led North Point to three straight Maryland 4A East Region titles
  • Averaged 16.6 points, 6.1 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 3.9 steals in leading the Eagles to a 24-3 record and a state semifinal appearance as a senior
  • Two-time Southern Maryland Athletic Conference MVP
  • Concluded his high school career with 1,084 points, 560 assists, 325 rebounds and 290 steals as a four-year varsity player
  • Maintained a GPA over 3.0 and was very active in his hometown community

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Walter Wright and Shirley Davis-Wright
  • Chose Siena because he liked the campus and the feel of the team

THE WRIGHT FILE:

Nickname: Quis
Major: Undecided
What I like most about Siena basketball: Traveling
What I like most about coach Patsos: Cool, funny, real
Another Siena sport I follow: Soccer
My biggest fear: Failure
My before game routine: Take a nap, get my mind focused
Person I look up to the most: Dad
If I could meet anyone, it would be: Carmelo Anthony
My dream job: Architect
My dream car: Dodge Charger
Future Plans: Play professional somewhere
Favorite sports team: Knicks

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