Indiana offers 2016 G Eli Wright on visit

Eli Wright, a 2016 shooting guard from Owensboro, Kentucky, picked up an Indiana offer on Tuesday.

Eli Wright, a 2016 guard from Kentucky, picked up an offer from Indiana while on an unofficial visit on Tuesday.

Wright, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound guard from Owensboro, is the 36th-ranked player in the 2016 class according to the Future150, but is not yet ranked by

Wright also owns offers from Mississippi State, UAB, Northern Kentucky, Western Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky. He's taken two unofficial visits to Louisville as well.

"It's a really big offer for me," Wright told "I fell in love with the school throughout the visit. A lot of great things to like about the school. Coach [Tom] Crean is a straight up gu who tells it as it is and said if I come in I'm gonna work hard and that's what I want. I love being pushed. That's what I need."

Wright figures to continue growing as a player, so it's a good idea for Indiana to get in the door early and offer.

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