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Kay Kay

Wright

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Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Jones H.S.

Bio

JUNIOR (2018-19)
  • First Knight named the USBWA National Player of the Week (2/26)
  • Became the 19th Knight to score 1,000 career points, reaching the milestone vs. Temple (2/23)
  • Became just the second Knight to earn First Team honors in The American
  • Only Knight to earn multiple Player of the Week honors since joining The American in 2013
  • First Knight named to The American All-Tournament Team
  • Set the UCF single game record and tied The American single game record by sinking 16 free throws against Pacific (12/17)
  • Currently ranks fourth on the UCF career list with 385 assists and is sixth with 207 steals
  • Finished her junior campaign ranked in four single season top 10 categories - second in points (595), third in field goals made (230), fourth in field goals attempted (528) and free throw percentage (.822)
  • Started the season with 18 consecutive double-digit scoring performances and finished with 29 double-figure scoring games
  • Scored at least 20 points while shooting 40 percent in 14 games and had five 20+ games shooting 50 percent or better
  • Turned in a career performance at Central Michigan (11/21), scoring 31 points on 11-of-15 (.733 percent) shooting from the floor
  • Was also a perfect 3-for-3 from beyond the arc and 6-for-6 from the charity stripe
  • Nearly tallied a double-double against Villanova (11/25), with 20 points and a career-best nine rebounds
  • Sealed UCF's regular season victory over Cincinnati (1/13) by hitting the game-winning layup with five seconds left and came up with a steal in the final second to secure the win
  • Collected a career-best seven steals against Tulsa (1/16)
  • Just missed a double-double at SMU (2/9) with 20 points and a season-best nine assists
  • Poured in 21 points with five rebounds, two assists and two steals against the Bearcats (3/10) to send UCF to its first championship game in The American
  • Scored 18 points, collected four rebounds and swiped two steals in UCF's NCAA First Round matchup against Arizona State (3/22)
SOPHOMORE (2017-18)
  • Joined the UCF career top 10 in assists and ranks ninth with 268
  • Dished out a team-leading 139 assists, which ranks seventh in a single season at UCF
  • Played in all 33 games, starting 31 during her second season at UCF
  • Second-leading scorer with 10.8 points per game and second on the team with 2.3 steals per game
  • Scored in double figures 22 times as a sophomore, after accomplishing the feat just four times as a rookie
  • Recorded  two or more assists in 29 of her 33 games, with at least three assists in 12 of her last 14 contests
  • Team leader in assists 23 times on the season
  • Dished out eight assists in the season opener against Mercer (11/10)
  • Scored 18 points at Virginia Tech (11/19)
  • Pulled down eight rebounds and added 15 points and a season-best five steals against IUPUI (11/25)
  • Played 39 minutes, scoring 12 points with two assists and three steals at Samford (11/30)
  • Set career marks in points (22), field goals made (8) and minutes played (41) at Pacific (12/20)
  • Tied her season-high with eight rebounds against Wichita State (1/6)
  • Sank a career-best eight free throws to complete UCF's first regular season sweep of Temple (2/10)
  • Tallied her first career double-double with 11 points and 10 assists at Memphis (2/21)
  • Played a career-high 44 minutes against No. 21 USF (2/18)

FRESHMAN (2016-17)
  • Named American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week on Jan. 16
  • Saw action in all 33 games, earning 18 starting nods as a true freshman
  • Led the team with 129 assists, landing just outside the single-season top 10
  • Ranked second on the team with 67 steals, and her 29.8 minutes per game ranked third on the squad
  • Nearly tallied a double-double in her UCF debut, scoring nine points with nine rebounds in the season opener at FIU (11/11)
  • Scored a career-high 11 points at Butler (11/22)
  • Tied her career-best with 11 points, dishing out eight assists to lead UCF to a win at Houston (1/11)
  • Dished out a career-best 10 assists at Memphis (1/28), becoming the first Knight since Aisha Patrick with 10 or more assists in a game
  • Turned in a full game, 40-minute effort against UC Davis (12/28)
  • Reached double figures for the third time this season in UCF's 56-51 win at Tulane with 10 points
  • Posted her fourth double-digit scoring game of the season (10) in UCF's first-ever win in The American tournament (vs. Tulane 3/4)

HIGH SCHOOL
  • ESPN four-star recruit and ranked 61st overall in her class
  • Rated 17th in her position by ESPN
  • Called up for 2016 Florida Prospects All Star game
  • Orlando Sentinel's 2016 All-Metro Conference First Team
  • 2015, 2016 Florida Association of Basketball Coaches All-State First Team
  • Selected All-Area First Team by Orlando Sentinel in 2015 after leading Tigers with more than 18 points per game, including 20 points in the region-semifinal loss to Lake Highland
  • Scored 31 points against Dr. Phillips (11/20/14)
  • Top 100 prospect according to All-Star Girls Report

PERSONAL
  • Daughter of Willie Wright Jr. and Vivian Fair
  • Majoring in business administration with a sports business management minor
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