November 28, 2011
Wright Tabbed Ivy League Player of the Week
Wright was also named the MVP of the Battle 4 Atlantis
(Kerzner International/Issac Baldizon).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior co-captain
Keith Wright of the Harvard men’s basketball team has been
named the Ivy League Player of the Week. The senior led the Crimson
to wins over Utah, No. 20 Florida State and Central Florida to
capture the inaugural Battle 4 Atlantis tournament championship in
Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Wright, a native of Suffolk, Va., was named the
tournament’s MVP after averaging 10 points and 7.3 rebounds
per contest. In the opener, a 28-point rout of Utah, Wright scored
13 points on 5-of-6 shooting and contributed seven rebounds and
Wright added another seven boards in the championship against
Central Florida and scored 12 points, while going 4-of-6 from the
field, to finish 11-of-16 (68.8%) during the tournament.
The Crimson received 101 votes in the latest AP poll and 61
votes in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll. Harvard, now 6-0
overall this season, continues the regular season at Vermont Dec.