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Central's Wrightsell Jr. excited to continue basketball career Cal State Fullerton

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Central's Wrightsell Jr. excited to continue basketball career Cal State Fullerton

Central's Wrightsell Jr. excited to continue basketball career Cal State Fullerton

Omaha Central's Latrell Wrightsell Jr. is excited to continue his basketball career at Cal State Fullerton.

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EVERYBODY.I'M ADAM KRUEGERREPORTING FROMFIRST PICKPERFORMANCE HEREIN ELKHORN, WHERESEVERAL STUDENT-ATHLETES ARESTAYING IN SHAPEDURING THISCORONAVIRUSPANDEMIC,INCLUDING OMAHACENTRALBASKETBALLSTANDOUT LATRELLWRIGHTSELL JR.THE 1ST TEAM ALL-STATER RECENTLYJUST COMMITTEDTO CAL STATEFULLERTON.OUT OF THE HALFDOZEN DIVISON IOFFERS, CAL STATEFULLERTON HADTHE RIGHT SELL FORLATRELLWRIGHTSELL JR."JUST PLAYING WITHA GREAT COACH INA GREATENVIRONMENT ANDGREAT COACHESLIKE THAT.AND I'VE ALSO HADA LOT OFRECOMMENDATIONS FROM LIKEPLAYERS THAT PLAYHERE." THE 6'2"EAGLES GUARDCHOSE THE TITANSOVER PURDUE FORTWAYNE, BRADLEY &NORTH TEXASAMONG OTHERS."I WANTED TO SEEWHAT WAS THEBEST FIT FOR ME.AND CAN I MAKE ANIMPACT FIRST THINGAS A FRESHMAN."WRIGHTSELL WASHELPEDTHROUGHOUT THERECRUITINGPROCESS BY HISDAD LATRELLSENIOR WHOPLAYED ATCREIGHTON FROM1988-1992."HE WAS THE ONETHAT STARTED IT,PUT THE BALL IN MYHAND.SO EVER SINCE IWAS A YOUNG AGE,HE HELPED ME OUTA LOT LIKETRAINING ME ANDGETTING MEPREPARED FOR THEBIG GAMES ANDSTUFF.AND THEN MY MOMACADEMICALLY."DURING HIS TIME ATCENTRAL,WRIGHTSELL JRHELPED THE EAGLESTO FOUR STATETOURNAMENTS,INCLUDING A TITLEGAME APPEARANCEHIS JUNIOR YEAR."I WOULDN'T PLAYFOR ANYBODY ELSE.COACH BEHRENS ISA GREAT COACH.HE'S A GREAT GUY,GREAT LEADER.HE HELPS ME ONAND OFF THECOURT.PLAYING FORCENTRAL, COMINGFROM A HISTORICBACKGROUNDWINNING A LOT OFSTATECHAMPIONSHIPSAND THEN TRYINGTO GET ONEOURSELVES.YOU CAN'T REALLYBEAT THAT.IT'S BEEN FUNCOMPETING INNEBRASKA.THEY ALWAYS SAYWE DON'T HAVEBASKETBALLPLAYERS HERE.SO, OBVIOUSLY,PROVING THEMWRONG IS A BIGTHING FOR US."WHILE WRIGHTSELLWILL SOON SAYGOODBYE TOFRIENDS & FAMILY,HE WON'T MINDSAYING GOODBYETO NEBRASKAWINTERS."70 DEGREECHRISTMASES.CAN'T BEAT THAT.NO SNOW.MAYBE SOME RAIN,MAYBE SOMEEARTHQUAKES,THAT'S ABOUT IT."REPORTING INELKHORN, ADAMKRUEGER 3 NEWSNOW SPORTS.





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