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HOMETOWN VISIT: UTA head women’s basketball coach returns to Copperas Cove

Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 7:49 PM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - UT Arlington’s head women’s basketball coach, Shereka Wright, is from Copperas Cove.

On Wednesday, Wright visited her old high school and caught up with former coaches and current players.

Wright was the 2000 National Player of the Year during her Senior year at Cove. She played college ball at Purdue and was later drafted into the WNBA.

After her playing days, she pursued a coaching career and that has brought her to UT Arlington. It’s her first head coaching job.

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