Grant Basile, key player on Wright State Raiders basketball team

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  • POSITION Forward
  • HEIGHT 6-9
  • WEIGHT 225
  • CLASS Redshirt Sophomore
  • HOMETOWN Pewaukee, WI
  • HIGHSCHOOL Pewaukee

Notes: Unanimous First-Team All-State…Second-Team AP All State…conference Player of the Year and First-Team twice…averaged 24.5 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks a game while shooting 68%…1,049 career points…once scored 49 points and grabbed 23 rebounds twice…team was sectional finalist…also played for the Wisconsin Shooters…as a junior, averaged 13.6 points and 11.5 rebounds…his father, Mike Basile, was his high school coach…son of Michael Basile and Lisa Nass…three sisters and one brother.

2018-19: Redshirted.

2019-20: Appeared in all 31 regular season games with five starts in December…Averaged 14.4 minutes per game in his first season… Averaged 6.2 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest… Tallied a career-high 23 points against Southern in mid-December and had a career-best 14 rebounds against Mississippi Valley State five days later… In five starts from November 27 through December 17, averaged a double-double with 13.8 points per game and 10.0 rebounds per game, scoring double figures in four of the five contests… Was named to the Horizon League All-Freshman Team.

Earlier this week, the media had an opportunity to chat with Grant Basile.

On Zoom calls, sometimes you can’t hear all the questions on the playback. Here are the questions to the ones you can’t hear in order:

*Last year’s senior class how they helped him

*Loudon Love as a leader

*Playing the back to back weekend games in the Horizon League this year

*Trey Calvin’s play so far this year

*The Green bay Phoenix being tough on the Raiders always

Grant Basile WSU BKB On sweep at Detroit No fans at home UWGB next opponent 12 23 2020.mp3


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