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Montana's Walter Wright (5) works the ball around Tyrell Henderson (3) last season against Portland State.

TOMMY MARTINO PHOTOS, MISSOULIAN

Former Montana men’s basketball player Walter Wright is continuing his career overseas in Slovakia.

The 22-year old guard signed with BK Váhostav-SK Žilina on Wednesday, according to a report by the (Waterbury, Connecticut) Republican American.

The team plays in Slovakia’s Division 3 and is located in Žilina, the fourth-largest city in country with a population of 85,000.

Wright averaged 11.9 points, 3.8 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game in two seasons with the Griz in 2015-16 and 2016-17. He was a Big Sky All-Conference honorable mention as a junior.

He came to the Griz after he played two years of junior college basketball at Snow College in Utah.

He was a two-time Connecticut All-State selection at Wilby High School in Waterbury, Connecticut.

— Frank Gogola, 406mtsports.com

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