Anthony Grant and UD fans.
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

Long list of schools chasing former Dayton Flyers recruit

McKinley Wright says he’s still considering Dayton

Minnesota, Indiana, Butler, Baylor, Colorado and Dayton are among the schools Wright, a senior at Champlin Park High School (Minn.), is considering.

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Winning the Minnesota Mr. Basketball Award improved Wright’s stock, he said. 

“I proved what I can do for the coaches that didn’t see me,” Wright said. “So a lot of new schools reached out that I haven’t talked to before. I think I proved that I could play at that level to a lot of new schools.”

New Dayton coach Anthony Grant kept two signed recruits in the fold: Jordan Davis and Jordan Pierce. Wright and Nahziah Carter asked for their release.

“We’re still actively involved in recruiting McKinley, but at the end of the day I don’t know what will happen with him,” Grant said Monday.

Wright ranked 158th in the class of 2017, according to 247Sports.com. Davis ranked 211th.

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