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Wright Earns Ivy Player of the Week Honors

Keith Wright had 15 points in the first half at George Mason (Mitchell Layton).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – With his 22-point and 16-rebound performance at George Mason, junior forward Keith Wright of the Harvard men's basketball team was honored as the Ivy League Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.

Wright, who tied his career-best in points and set a new career-high in rebounds, had 10 defensive rebounds, six boards on the offensive end, blocked two shots and made three steals in the 66-53 loss for Harvard against the Patriots. Wright, a native of Oakville, Va., was 9-of-12 shooting and hit 4-of-5 from the free-throw line. A co-captain of the Crimson, he also scored Harvard’s first 10 points on the day.   

Wright and the Crimson will host Holy Cross in Harvard’s home opener Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m.