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Kay Kay Wright Eclipses the 1,000 Point Barrier

Wright becomes the 19th Knight to pass 1,000 points

Kay Kay Wright
Kay Kay Wright
Derek Warden

Kay Kay Wright became the 19th women’s basketball player to score 1,000 career points during the UCF Knights’ 62-54 win over Temple on Saturday.

Wright passed the 1,000-point barrier with a basket in the third quarter. She finished the game with 24 points on 11/20 shooting.

Here’s the bucket:

Wright is a junior, so she still has plenty of time to move up the all-time ranks at UCF. Only five Knights have scored at least 1,500 points for their career. The all-time leader is Tamika Coley, who scored 2,006 points from 1991-92 and 1993-1996. Zy Lewis, with whom Kay Kay played in her freshman year, is second at 1,883.

UCF advanced to 22-5 and 11-3 in the league with the win over Temple. The Knights’ next game is Senior Day, next Saturday at home against Tulane.