Wright decommits from Rams 

December, 4, 2009
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There's never a dull moment in New York City basketball.

When the axe fell on Fordham coach Dereck Whittenburg on Thursday afternoon, it gave Joel Wright the opening he needed to pull his verbal pledge from the Rams. Wright, a 6-foot-5 swingman who played last season at Jefferson (Brooklyn), is prepping this year at Central Carolina Sports Academy in Greensboro, N.C.

Wright enrolled at Central Carolina in hopes of recording a qualifying SAT score.

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Christopher Lawlor

High School Basketball
Christopher Lawlor has covered high school sports for more than 20 years, most recently with USA TODAY, where he was the head preps writer responsible for national high school rankings in football, baseball and boys and girls basketball. He also ran the Gatorade national player of the year program for nine years.

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