Wright Picks Up Third Offer

USC men's basketball coach Kevin O'Neill and his staff continue to build toward the future.

USC's latest offer is to 2014 Los Angeles (Calif.) Pacific Hills' shooting guard, Namon Wright.

"Since I was in 8th grade Coach (Dieter) Horton, he's always been watching," said Wright, "they always kept a close eye on me."

The Trojans told the 6'4", 175 lb. Wright they see him developing and believe he would fit in well with their program, "They said in the future they can see me passing, shooting, (creating) fast break dunks, setting up people," said Wright.

USC is the third school to offer Wright, behind Gonzaga and New Mexico State, both of which made offers to him when he was just starting high school.

"They (New Mexico State) watched me played against 17 & 18 year olds," explained Wright. "I had a really good game, and Gonzaga offered me not long after that."

Wright said he is focused right now on collecting more offers.

"These are all good programs," said Wright, "but I'd like to see what else is out there,"

After transferring schools this past year, he was ineligible for most of his sophomore season, limiting his exposure to college coaches to just travel ball.

"I haven't really had a chance to show coaches what I can do," said Wright.

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