LOUISIANA BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

LARRY WRIGHT
Grambling State University
Player 1973-76
Inducted 2006

Wright was a two-time All-American and was the Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 1976.  He was also a two-time first team All-SWAC and second team All-Louisiana selection and was the SWAC Freshman of the Year in 1974.  He finished his career with 2,042 points for a 23.7 average.  He averaged 25.3 points in 1976, 26.7 points (5th in nation) in 1975 and 18.9 points in 1974.  He led Grambling St. to the SWAC Tournament championship and a NCAA Division II Tournament berth in 1976.  He was the 14th player selected in the first round of the 1976 NBA Draft.

College Statistics

               

YR

G

FGM

FGA

FG%

FTM

FTA

FT%

PTS

AVG

REB

AVG

1973-74

27

228

430

53.0%

55

78

70.5%

511

18.9

77

2.9

1974-75

28

316

600

52.7%

115

144

79.9%

747

26.7

1975-76

31

334

633

52.8%

116

149

77.9%

784

25.3

101

3.3

Totals

86

878

1,663

52.8%

286

371

77.1%

2,042

23.7

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