24 Matthew Wright
24 Matthew Wright
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: Martingrove Collegiate Institute
Position: G

Career Stats

As A Sophomore (2011-12)
Game-by-game stats
REGULAR SEASON: hit all three of his triples in the second half or overtime to help the Bonnies overcome four- and six-point deficits with under a minute to play in the signature win over Saint Joseph’s (Feb. 29) ... knocked down three treys en route to 13 points at Charlotte (Feb. 25) ... poured in a trio of 3-pointers en route to 10 poinits in 15 minutes off the bench at Fordham (Feb. 22) ... recorded three steals and led SBU with five steals versus UMass (Feb. 8) ... distributed three assists with just one turnover, while scoring seven points opposite Richmond (Jan. 28) ... blocked a career-high three shots at Rhode Island (Jan. 25), inlcuding a 3-pointer in overtime ... tallied 13 points in the first half against Fordham (Jan. 21), and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the line ... four assists against Duquesne (Jan. 7) tied for a team-high ... passed out a game-high five assists and made a career-best five free throws against GW (Jan.4) to open conference play... tallied a career-high four steals in the win over Niagara (Dec. 30), helping SBU complete its first ever sweep of the Big Four ... converted four of his seven 3-point attempts en route to 15 points in the win over Saint Francis (Pa.) (Dec. 23) ... also recorded three assists with no turnovers versus the Red Flash ... passed out three assists and had no turnovers opposite NC State (Dec. 20) in Rochester ... bombed a trio of 3-pointers to finish with nine points in a career-high 36 minutes against Loyola (Md.) (Dec. 18) ... tallied 16 points in the Bonnies’ win over Canisius (Dec. 18) and doled out four assists ... earned his first career start in a victory at Buffalo (Dec. 3) ... handed out six assists and scored 10 points ... upped his career high to 30 minutes, while scoring nine points off the bench, at Siena (Nov. 21) ... played 29 minutes off the bench in the Bonnies loss at Cleveland State (Nov. 18) ... hauled in a career-high seven rebounds while dishing out five assists in season-opening win opposite Cornell (Nov. 11) ... tallied 11 of his 13 points in the second half as SBU stretched a two-point lead into a 21-point victory.



As A Freshman (2010-11) Game-by-game stats
Appeared in all 31 games for the Bonnies ... averaged 4.7 ppg and 1.9 rpg ... named A-10 Rookie of the Week Jan. 24 after scoring 10 and 18 against Xavier and George Washington, respectively ... fourth on the team with 1.6 apg and second on the team in steals with 25 (0.81 spg) ... scored a career-high 18 points in a 62-49 win at George Washington (Jan. 22) ... was fifth on team in scoring during Atlantic 10 play with 6.9 ppg, and led team in three-point shooting during conference play (.426) ... started his career 1-for-21 from 3-point range, but made 25 of his next 61 attempts (40.9 percent) to close out the year.

High School

Played five seasons of basketball at Martingrove under coach Shawn Gray ... helped the team to a 34-9 record and the Toronto District School Board Triple-A title ... averaged 23 points, seven assists and three steals per game as a senior ... scored 25 or more points 10 times in his final season ... poured in 38 points in three quarters of action in his final home game ... named to the Toronto Star's "Starting Five" as one of the top five players in the greater Toronto area in the class of 2010 ... coached by Shawn Gray at Martingrove and called him the "best perimeter shooter I have ever coached."

Personal
Son of Chris and Ofelia Wright ... Born Feb. 7, 1991 in Toronto, Ontario ... history major.

In the News
Mar. 1, 2012: Wright's Shot Delivers Bona
Jan. 9, 2012: All in a Day’s Work for St. Bonaventure’s Matthew Wright
Jan. 28, 2011: Wright's Game Comes Along Nicely
Mar. 23, 2010: Toronto Star High School Basketball All-Stars

2011-12 [complete bio on GoBonnies.com]