The Raiders set a program record for regular-season wins in the Division I era and won a program-record 15 conference games.
Of Super Tuesday voters who went to the polls, only 13 percent were 18 to 29 years old, a turnout rate well below other generations.
“I had no idea the shot clock was off and I couldn’t hear my dad,” TJ recalled the other day. “I was focused and wanted to score so bad.”
Wright State will be idle 10 days between its last regular-season game and the Horizon League semifinals Monday.
Compensation is 70% of Wright State’s budget, said university spokesman Seth Bauguess.
The third-seeded Raiders (19-11) got off to a great start Tuesday night, cruising to an 83-47 victory over No. 10 UIC.
The Service Awards were created to honor faculty member Lewis K. Shupe and staff member Richard A. Johnson. All Wright State retirees, except current WSURA Board members, are eligible.
“That’s just a reflection of our players playing well — and my coaches. Our players know our assistants do all the work.”
The Raiders’ Bill Wampler, Cole Gentry, Tanner Holden and Grant Basile also were honored by the league.
“The real important aspect of this work is to help these communities with their place memory and their legacies,” WSU alumna Jocelyn Robinson says.