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Arrests made in former UA hoops player murder

Posted at 4:44 PM, Nov 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-02 20:11:41-04

Authorities have arrested two men in connection with the 2015 murder of former Arizona basketball player Michael Wright according to an article on

The report says Wright's roommate and an accomplice have been charged with his murder.

Wright, 35, was found dead in New York in November 2015. 

Arizona Athletics confirmed the death via Twitter.

Wright was found dead in his car, police say.

The 6-foot-8 forward was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2001 but failed to make the team. He played for professional teams abroad.

Wright was part of the 2001 Arizona team that lost to Duke in the national championship game.