"I feel we filled our needs in the backcourt with Josh, a very effective, fast-break lead guard who can score," said Boeheim. "In the frontcourt, we've added some real physical presence in Dashawn." "With the underclassmen we'll have returning I think we'll have a well-balanced team next year." Dayshawn Wright, a 6-7, 235, forward, is attending Oak Hill Academy (Va.) this year. Oak Hill is ranked first in the most recent USA Today High School Poll and started the season with a 4-0 record. Wright is aveaging 13.2 points and 7.3 rebounds an outing. Prior to his senior season, he was enrolled at Fowler High School in Syracuse. As a junior, he averaged approximately 22.0 points, 14.0 rebounds, 5.0 blocks and 5.0 assists. Over the last three summers he played AAU basketball for the Albany City Rocks. He participated in the 2003 Five-Star Hoop Classic in Boston, Mass., and earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
Dayshawn Wright was ranked 90th in the class of 2004 by Prep Stars.
His power forward rankings include 11th by Hoopmasters.com, 12th by
Rivals.com and 20th by The Insiders Hoops.
Josh Wright is a 6-1 guard on the Proctor High School men's
basketball team. He was an all-state selection as a junior and attended the
prestigious ACD camp in Teaneck, N.J., this past summer. A season ago,
Josh Wright averaged approximately 25.0 points, 8.0 assists and 3.0
steals per game. Proctor posted a 20-2 record. For the past three summers he
played AAU basketball with the Long Island Panthers.
Josh Wright was ranked 21st overall by The Insiders Hoops. Among
point guards in the recruiting class of 2004, Josh Wright was ranked 7th
by Rivals.com, 9th by The Insiders Hoops, 12th by Hoopmasters.com.
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