Morgan State University Obtains Sharone Wright Jr. From Wake Forest– The DMV Daily

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HBCU basketball groups have actually had a terrific summer season obtaining huge name skill and this continues as the Morgan State Bears have simply acquired transfer guard Sharone Wright Jr. from Wake Forest.

Sharone Wright Jr., child of previous NBA gamer Sharone Wright Sr., was born and raised in South Carolina where he played high school ball for West Florence High School and Legacy Early College High School. In the 2016-2017 season, Wright was named to the South Carolina All-State team in his junior year at West Florence.

Coming out of high school, he was ranked 30th among all shooting guards in the high school class of 2018 by ESPN making him a four-star hire and would go on to sign up with the Wake Forest Devil Deacons.

Sharone had a strong freshman season with Wake Forest where he balanced 7.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in 22.2 minutes per game in 31 video games and 20 starts.

It was in his sophomore season where things started to get problematic for the guard. Sharone was forced to miss numerous games in November and February due to struggling with an illness and serving a suspension handed down to him by Wake Forest. He finished the season averaging simply 2.2 points in 9.2 minutes per games playing simply 20 video games with no starts.

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Wright joins a Morgan State Bears group that finished this past season with a general record of 15-16 and a MEAC conference record of 9-7 under Kevin Broadus in his first year as the team’s head coach.

The Bears have actually not finished with a. 500 record or better since the 2011-2012 season and have not won the MEAC since 2010.

Wright’s transfer to Morgan State is among many big moves with HBCU basketball teams acquiring leading high school skill or transfers from top Department I schools.

Earlier today, five-star prospect Makur Maker revealed he was devoting to Howard University while Norfolk State acquired Mustafa Lawrence transferring from Fresno State as well as four-star hire Nate Tabor who previously committed to St. John’s.