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Cashmere Wright
Cashmere Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Savannah, Ga.

High School:
Urban Christian Academy

Weight:
178

Position:
G

Birthdate:
01/09/1990

Experience:
3L



04/10/2013

Wright among Six Bearcats Honored at Team Banquet

03/22/2013

Cincinnati Falls To No. 22 Creighton, 67-63

Sean Kilpatrick scored 19 points for the Bearcats.

03/17/2013

BACK IN THE DANCE: UC Faces Creighton In NCAA Championship

03/14/2013

Cincinnati Defeated by No. 5 Georgetown

Cashmere Wright scores 14 points in 62-43 loss to Georgetown at BIG EAST quarterfinals.

03/10/2013

Bearcats Face Friars at BIG EAST Championship

Second-round matchup starts Wednesday at Noon on ESPN and 700 WLW-AM

05/16/2013

2013 Spring Commencement

2013 Spring Commencement

03/22/2013

Cincinnati vs. Creighton - AP Photos

Cincinnati vs. Creighton - AP Photos

03/09/2013

Men's Basketball vs University of South Florida

The Bearcats beat USF 61-53 in overtime.

03/09/2013

Men's Basketball: USF at Cincinnati

Photos from UC's 61-53 win over USF on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Fifth Third Arena.

03/05/2013

UofL Outlasts Bearcats for 67-51 Win

Cincinnati vs. Louisville

2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats

2011-12 Game-by-Game Stats

2010-11 Game-by-Game Stats

2009-10 Game-by-Game Stats

UC career steals leader with 198

UC career games played leader with 139
Only player in school history with more than 1,300 points, 475 assists and 175 steals
2012 Global Sports Classic Most Valuable Player
2012 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team
UC single-season steals leader (74 in 2011-12)
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (12/19/11 and 1/7/13)
BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (2/1/10)

2012-13 Season (R-Senior): Played in 33 games with 33 starts, averaging 29.6 minutes ... started all 17 BIG EAST games played, averaging 31.3 minutes ... ranked among the BIG EAST leaders in five categories: three-pointers made (fifth at 2.21), steals (ninth at 1.58), assist-to-turnover ratio (ninth at 1.77-to-1), assists (15th at 3.21) and scoring (24th at 12.7 points) ... led UC shooting 80.2 percent from the free-throw line (65 of 81) ... scored 20-plus points in five games ... posted double figures in scoring in 23 games ... led UC in assists in 18 games and scoring in 11 games ... scored a career-high 28 points on 8-of-14 shooting with four three-pointers and 8-of-10 shooting from the free-throw line against Campbell (11/20) ... posted 20 points while tying a career-high with six three-pointers and handing out a season-best nine assists against Maryland Eastern Shore (12/8) ... posted 23 points with five three-pointers against St. John's (1/5) ... had 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting with seven assists in 22 minutes before suffering a knee injury at DePaul (1/15) ... hit a baseline jumper at the buzzer to give UC a 58-56 home win over Alabama (12/1).

2011-12 Season (R-Junior):
Played in 37 games with 36 starts, averaging 31.2 minutes ... set the single-season record for steals with 74, ranking fourth in the BIG EAST and 35th in the nation with 2.00 steals per game ... ranked among BIG EAST leaders in assist-to-turnover ratio (seventh at 2.04-to-1) and assists (11th at 4.57 per game) ... led UC in assists in 29 games ... led UC in scoring in seven games ... reached double figures in scoring in 20 games ... posted four 20-point efforts ... poured in a team-high 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting with four three-pointers against Ohio State (3/22) in the NCAA tournament east region semifinal ... scored a game-high 16 points along with two steals vs. Louisville (3/10) in the BIG EAST Championship title game ... recorded 11 points, eight assists and five rebounds vs. Syracuse (3/9) in the BIG EAST Championship semifinal ... hit game-winning layup with six seconds remaining in double overtime to give UC a 72-70 win over Georgetown (3/8) in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... tallied nine points, five rebounds, six assists, no turnovers and a career-high seven steals at Villanova (3/3) ... tied a career-high with six three-pointers en route to a game-high 22 points with five rebounds and five assists against Louisville (2/23) ... recorded his lone double-double of the season with 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to go with four steals at St. John's (2/8) ... totaled a game-high 17 points with four assists and four rebounds vs. Syracuse (1/23) ... scored game-winning basket on a reverse layup with 8.8 seconds left against Oklahoma (12/29) ... netted a career-high six three-pointers and scored game-high 20 points with five assists vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/21) ... recorded career-high 25 points, with game-high six assists and two steals vs. Radford (12/17) ... scored game-high 23 points with four assists, two steals and six rebounds vs. Jacksonville State (11/15).

2010-11 Season (R-Sophomore):
Started 34 of 35 games played, averaging 25.4 minutes ... led the Bearcats in assists (3.9) and steals (1.3) ... handed out four or more assists in 21 games ... led UC in scoring in five games ... posted eight points and six assists vs. eventual national champion Connecticut in NCAA third round game (3/19) ... scored 11 points and added game-high seven assists in NCAA second round game vs. Missouri (3/17) ... posted 15 points and five assists at Marquette (3/2) ... recorded his first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 11 assists at Providence (2/19) ... scored a game-high 20 points vs. Louisville (2/16) on 7-of-15 shooting ... scored 10 points with five assists at DePaul (2/8) ... netted 24 points vs. West Virginia (1/29) ... scored 12 points, recorded his first two blocked shots of UC career, to go with three steals and three assists at Miami (12/21) ... posted 12 points at Oklahoma (12/18) ... produced 15 points, including five three pointers vs. Utah Valley (12/11) ... guided the Bearcats to a 76-51 win over Florida A&M (11/22) with 18 points and eight assists.

2009-10 Season (R-Freshman):
Played in 34 games with 11 starts, averaging 18.5 minutes ... ranked third on the team in assists and steals with 2.0 and 0.7 per game, respectively ... finished seventh in scoring and sixth in assists among BIG EAST freshmen ... scored seven points with five assists in NIT first-round match-up against Weber State (3/17) ... tied season-high for rebounds with five against Louisville (3/10) and West Virginia (3/11) in BIG EAST Championship ... scored seven points off the bench in BIG EAST Championship first-round game vs. Rutgers (3/9) ... named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on Feb. 1 ... led UC with a team-high 14 points and added five rebounds at USF (2/16) ... made a season-high nine field goals en route to a season-high 24 points against Providence (1/30) ... came off the bench and scored seven points on 3-of-4 shooting and dished out a season-high five assists at Seton Hall (1/9) ... added 12 points against Miami (Ohio) (12/10) ... put in six points in games against Maryland (11/24) and Gonzaga (11/25) at the Maui Invitational ... scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds in collegiate debut against Prairie View A&M (11/16).

2008-09 Season:
Redshirted after suffering a season-ending leg injury in preseason workouts.

Prior to Cincinnati:
Highly-regarded recruit who was ranked among many of the recruiting services as a Top 100 player ... ranked as the No. 12 recruited point guard in 2007-08 by Rivals.com ... attended the NBA Top 100 Camp for the nation's elite basketball players ... was a candidate for the McDonald's All-America team ... averaged 32.3 points, 6.8 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game over his four years in high school ... also played football in high school.

Personal:
Full name is Cashmere A'keem Wright ... born Jan. 9, 1990 in Savannah, Ga. ... son of Gene and Patricia Wright ... has a brother, Antonio Wright ... has a daughter, Aubri Wright ... majoring in criminal justice.

Career Statistics

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