Fairmont grad who scored 52 points in game last season joins Wright State basketball team

June 27, 2018
Fairmont's Jack Hendricks. Fairmont played Spire in the Premier Health Flyin' to the Hoop opener at Trent Arena on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

Fairmont graduate Jack Hendricks has accepted a preferred walk-on spot with the Wright State basketball team.

A 5-foot-11 guard, Hendricks averaged 16.8 points while shooting 42.5 percent from 3-point range last season. He scored a school-record 52 points in a 117-64 victory at Indianapolis Washington, hitting 14 of 22 3-pointers.

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“I’m excited to announce that i have accept the preferred walk on opportunity and will be continuing my academic and athletic career at Wright state university,” Hendricks wrote in a tweet.

“Thank you to everyone who has helped me with making this decision and I’m eager to start this new journey!!!”