Jawaan Wright Named MAAC All-Academic Selection

March 4, 2010

Albany, N.Y. - Loyola senior forward Jawaan Wright was honored by the conference office today as a member of the MAAC All-Academic Team. The recognition was part of the annual Awards Reception that tips off the MAAC Men's Basketball Championship, this year taking place this weekend in Albany, N.Y.

Wright was the only member of the 15-person team to represent Loyola. Team members must have a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average. Wright graduated in May 2009 and is continuing his education as a fifth-year player while working toward his masters in Liberal Studies.

Wright finished the regular season having appeared in all 29 games while averaging 3.8 points and 3.3 rebounds. He also has 26 blocked shots.

The Greyhounds play Manhattan Friday night in an Opening Round game at 7:30 p.m. with the winner to take on top-seeded Siena Saturday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. in Albany's Times Union Center.