Arizona warmups will honor former Farragut star Michael Wright

SHARE Arizona warmups will honor former Farragut star Michael Wright
Screen_Shot_2015_11_13_at_11.41.02_AM.jpg

The Arizona Wildcats men’s basketball team will honor former Farragut star Michael Wright with warmup tops emblazoned with Wright’s No. 2 prior to their game against Pacific on Friday.

Wright, a Chicago native who played for Arizona from 1998-2001, was found dead in his SUV on Tuesday in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 35.

Police are treating Wright’s death as a homicide, though cause of death has yet to be determined.

[nicelink url=”http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/7/71/1092087/former-farragut-arizona-star-michael-wright-dies-35″]

Wright starred at Farragut Academy, where he shared the court with NBA legend Kevin Garnett.

He averaged more than 15 points per game in three seasons with the Wildcats and was a second-round pick of the Knicks 2001, though he never made the roster.

He was part of Arizona’s Final Four team in 2001.

Michael Wright [1980-2015]

[FBTW]

The Latest
Police were called to the school at 4460 Old Grand Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Friday when a student reported overhearing another student talking about having a gun, Gurnee police said, and a gun was then found in the student’s locker.
The Hawks produced one of their biggest offensive performances of the season Friday, but they still couldn’t escape their pattern of losses as they fell 3-2 in overtime.
Let’s see what they really have in terms of making a ‘playoff push.’