January 2, 2018 - by
Imani Wright Named ACC Co-Player of the Week

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Hot-shooting Florida State Women’s Basketball redshirt senior guard Imani Wright was named the ACC Co-Player of the Week on Tuesday following her superb performances vs. Jacksonville and North Carolina.

The conference honor is the first of her two-year playing career at Florida State, as she joins Louisville’s Asia Durr on the list this week. Wright is the second Seminole this season to be named an ACC Player of the Week, joining teammate Shakayla Thomas.

Wright established a new FSU single-game record with eight 3-point field goals made in FSU’s 103-65 win over UNC on Sunday. Wright recorded 33 points against the Tar Heels, tying for the 14th-most points in a game in FSU history. She recorded career highs in 3-pointers made, points and field goals made against UNC.

She led FSU in scoring in both games last week, also ringing up 24 points in a 32-point rout over Jacksonville. The Hooks, Texas, native led the Seminoles in scoring, field goals made and 3-point field goals made over its two wins last week.

Wright vaulted herself into seventh place all-time at FSU with 116 career 3-point field goals made, which comes in just 49 career games played with the Garnet and Gold. This season, she already has 48 3-point field goals made, and her 3.43 3-point field goals made per game is 13th-most nationally.

In the second halves of both games, she averaged 17.0 points. Wright becomes the 29th Seminole to earn conference player of the week.

Florida State moved up to 11th in the latest Associated Press Poll while also moving up to 12th in the USA TODAY Coaches’ Poll on Tuesday. Its next game is at Clemson on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m.

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