Wright Named NAIA HoopDirt Coach of the Week

Men’s Basketball | Tue, Nov. 23, 2021 at 7:25 PM

Talladega, AL – Talladega Men’s Basketball Head Coach Chris Wright is named the Week two HoopDirt.com NAIA Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions.

Coach Wright’s Tornadoes opened conference play this week with two blowout victories, improving to 8-0 on the season. No. 7 Talladega defeated Blue Mountain 74-39 at home to kick off the conference schedule on Thursday. The Tornadoes then hosted 15th-ranked Stillman on Saturday, using a dominant second half to come away with a 65-43 win. The 22-point margin of victory marked Talladega’s closest game of the season to date. 

“This is an award for our whole program,” said Coach Wright. “Our players have worked extremely hard and have been very bought-in to what we have asked them to do this year. I am fortunate to coach really talented players and have good assistant coaches.” 

Men’s Basketball, Talladega College