Billy Wright (basketball)

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Billy Wright
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Western Illinois
Conference The Summit League
Biographical details
Born Richmond, Indiana
Playing career
1992–1996 Bradley
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Ben Davis HS (JV)
Pike HS (asst.)
Pike HS
Western Illinois (asst.)
Western Illinois (assoc. HC)
Ball State (asst.)
Western Illinois

Billy Wright is an American college basketball coach, currently leading the men's program at Western Illinois University.

Wright played point guard at Richmond High School (where he led the team to an Indiana state tite in 1992) and Bradley University. Following the close of his playing career, Wright moved into coaching. After coaching in the high school ranks for twelve years, he became an assistant coach at Western Illinois in 2008. After a short stint at Ball State during the 2013–14 season, Wright was named head coach at Western Illinois on April 15, 2014.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Western Illinois (The Summit League) (2014–present)
2014–15 Western Illinois
Western Illinois: 0–0 0–0
Total: 0–0

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


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