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Daniel Wright
Daniel Wright
Year Inducted: 2004
Area of Distinction: Men's Basketball
Graduation Year: 1986

Daniel Wright graduated from North Carolina Wesleyan in 1986 as basketball's all-time leading scorer and rebounder with 1,445 points and 547 rebounds. A two-time All-Conference player in 1984-85 and 1985-86, Wright was also the Most Valuable Player of the Dixie Conference Tournament in 1984.

Selected to the All-South Region team in 1986, Wright ranked first in career games played at Wesleyan with 114 during his career.  His 106 made free throws in 1985-86 were also ranked in the top-5 all-time. 

During his stellar Bishop career, Wright’s teams went 83-13, won two regular season conference titles, earned one conference tournament championship and made an appearance in the 1984 NCAA Tournament.