Wright grabs SWAC’s first 2016 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – Alabama State took the first weekly award from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) as Britney Wright was been named Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for action over the first week of the regular season.

The senior forward scored 24 points and grabbed seven boards in an 84-54 loss to North Carolina this past Friday.

Wright netted 16 points and was a rebound shy of a double-double against Georgia Tech this past Sunday.

For the week (two games) Wright averaged 20 points, eight rebounds and one steal per contest despite the Hornets falling to 0-3 for the season.