Brandan Wright Narrows His Choices

Brandan Wright, a very gifted sophomore from Brentwood, TN has narrowed his choices to five schools.

The Bluegrass state has two in the hunt for him, Kentucky and Louisville. These two schools, along with perennial powers Duke, North Carolina, and Indiana are in the mix for the versatile and athletic 6-9, 195-pound sophomore.

Wright is averaging 23 points, 12 boards and 6 blocks per game this season after putting up 14 points per game last season en route to a state title.

Unlike former Brentwood Academy star David Harrison, who is now at Colorado, Wright can step out and hit shots from the perimeter.

He has already evoked comparisons to Chris Bosh with his wiry frame and versatile game and like Bosh, Wright will need to put on weight in the next two years to compete at the ACC/SEC/Big East level that he aspires to play.

The 16-year-old Wright, who already has a 3.1 GPA, has a good idea of the importance of the future. That academics and athletics can go hand in hand.

``First off, academics," he said. "Then what type of person the coach is – if he's up-front and looking to help you. The players on the team and the type of guys they are recruiting. I want to play with good character guys."

None of the schools are a favorite, but that could change if his schedule can permit some unofficial visits this summer.

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