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Miles Wright
Player Profile:
Miles Wright 1878306
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Tabor Academy
Career Highs
through the 2015-16 season
  Points 39 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 11/29/15
  Field Goals 13 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 11/29/15
  FG Attempts 22 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 11/29/15
  Three-Pointers 7 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 11/29/15
  3FG Attempts 9 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 11/29/15
  Free Throws 7 at Brown, 2/7/15
  FT Attempts 9 at Brown, 2/7/15
  Off. Rebounds 4 twice, last at Cornell, 2/19/16
  Def. Rebounds 7 vs. Vermont, 12/2/15
  Rebounds 10 vs. Vermont, 12/2/15
  Assists 4 vs. Pine Manor, 1/16/16
  Turnovers 4 three times, last at Yale, 2/27/16
  Blocks 3 at Harvard, 1/9/16
  Steals 5 vs. Yale, 3/7/15
  Minutes 38 at Penn, 2/5/16

SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
One of just two players to start all 28 games ... scored in double figures 15 times ... became second player in program history to lead the team in both three-pointers made (37) and blocked shots (12) ... also second in scoring (11.2 ppg) and steals (32), while ranking third in rebounds (4.4) ... topped the team in scoring in five games, rebounding twice ... started slowly in first two games, then exploded for 39 points — the most by a Big Green player in 28 years — to tie a Leede Arena record in a 79-56 triumph over LIU Brooklyn ... hit 13-of-22 FG, 7-of-9 3FG and 6-of-7 FT as he was named the Ivy League Player of the Week ... scored in double figures in each of next three games as well, including his first career double-double (18 points, 10 rebounds) versus Vermont ... shot 46.9 percent (30-of-64) over the four games and 50 percent (13-of-26) from long range ... led the Green to a 79-69 road win at Maine with 19 points ... bridged the new year with a five-game streak of double-digit scoring, averaging 16 points ... nine rebounds against Longwood tied for team-high honors in a 24-point triumph ... did all he could to pull off an upset at Harvard to start Ivy play, collecting 23 points on 8-of-14 shooting and 5-of-8 behind the line to go with season highs of four steals and three blocks ... dished out a career-best four assists in a tune-up against Pine Manor ... after a six-game stretch without scoring more than seven points, tallied at least 10 in six straight ... topped out at 15 points in home games against both Yale and Brown ... contributed 13 points and seven boards to a 78-66 road win at Cornell ... drained a three-pointer with 22 seconds to play at eventual champion Yale for a one-point lead in an eventual overtime defeat ...

FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Selected Ivy League Rookie of the Year, first Big Green player to earn the honor since Leon Pattman ’07 in 2004 ... played in every game, starting 24 of the 29 contests ... sixth in the Ivy League with 1.4 steals per game ... in conference games only, led the league in steals (1.7 per game) while ranking fifth in three-point accuracy (.429) and 10th in field goal percentage (.457) ... had a six-game stretch during the Ivy schedule in which he scored at least 10 points in each contest (topping 20 points twice in the same weekend), averaging 17.0 points and 4.2 rebounds while shooting 37-for-64 (.578) from the floor and 12-for-26 (.462) from distance ... tallied in double figures nine times and only player on the team to boast two 20-point games ... led the team in scoring seven times, including five games in a row ... first 20-point game came on national TV (CBS Sports Network) at Yale on Feb. 6 ... topped that the next night at Brown with 21 points and a season-high six rebounds ... swatted three shots all year, but two came against NJIT on Jan. 17 ... selected as Ivy League Rookie of the Week in consecutive weeks (Feb. 9 and 16) ... hit five three-pointers against Cornell, equaling Alex Mitola for most by a Big Green player during the year ... drained two triples at the end of a 26-2 run at Harvard to help Dartmouth rally from a 14-point deficit in the second half and defeat the Crimson, 70-61 ... converted two free throws and canned a trifecta in the final 25 seconds in the regular-season finale to erase a five-point deficit and help the Big Green upset Yale, 59-58 ... one of just two Ancient Eight players to record five steals in a league game (regular-season finale against Yale) ... led Dartmouth with six dunks during the season ... first career points came on a tip-in at St. Bonaventure in the opener ... all 14 points he scored in the 67-51 win at Mercer on Dec. 16 came in the first half.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered both of his years at Tabor Academy in football and basketball, serving as captain of each sport in his senior season … selected to NEPSAC Class A First Team as a senior and honorable mention as a junior while earning 1950 Award for Most Outstanding Play and Leadership both seasons ... All-New England and All-Colonial League First Team at quarterback in football as a junior … Dual County League All-Star in basketball at Boston Latin as a junior before transferring to Tabor and reclassifying ... won the Dual County slam dunk championship at the all-star game as well ... offered by UMass and Holy Cross for football, Brown and New Hampshire and others for basketball.

PERSONAL
Full name is Miles Martin Wright ... born on Oct. 26, 1995 ... son of Marvin and Lisa has three brothers ... older brother, Marvin Jr., played football at the University of New Hampshire … also has cousins that played football at Brown and currently at Middle Tennessee State ... skipped second grade ... writes poetry in his spare time ... enjoys giving back to the community, worked with the Big Brother/Big Sister program ... absolutely addicted to cupcakes.

Wright’s Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2014-15 29-24 609-21.0 81-191 .424 27-78 .346 35-54 .648 33-50 83-2.9 56-2 9 26 3 42 224-7.7
2015-16 28-28 774-27.6 111-274 .405 37-106 .349 54-78 .692 44-80 124-4.4 68-0 23 45 12 32 313-11.2
Totals 57-52 1383-24.3 192-465 .413 64-184 .348 89-132 .674 77-130 207-3.6 124-2 32 71 15 74 537-9.4
 
Ivy League Statistics Only
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2014-15 14-14 327-23.4 48-105 .457 18-42 .429 21-33 .636 19-25 44-3.1 21-0 3 13 1 24 135-9.6
2015-16 14-14 384-27.4 49-119 .412 15-44 .341 26-40 .650 19-38 57-4.1 38-0 9 16 6 15 139-9.9
Totals 28-28 711-25.4 97-224 .433 33-86 .384 47-73 .644 38-63 101-3.6 59-0 12 29 7 39 274-9.8
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