CU (M) Basketball BIO
34 Ethan Wragge
2013-14: Senior at Creighton
• Honorable-mention All-BIG EAST selection after leading the BIG EAST with 110 three-pointers and 47.0 percent shooting from three-point range, and also ranking second on the CU team in scoring (10.4 ppg.).
• Named to I-AAA Athletic Director’s Association Scholar-Athlete Team.
• Finished second in Creighton history with 334 career three-pointers, trailing only Kyle Korver (371). Each of his last 58 baskets were three-pointers.
• Both two-pointers he made as a senior caused the game to be stopped. One was a goaltend of a putback, the other a 3-pointer changed to a 2 after video review.
• Invited to 3-Point Shootout at Final Four in Dallas, where he placed fifth.
• Led the BIG EAST (all games) in three-pointers made per game and in three-point percentage, while also placing 12th in FG% and 26th in scoring.
• In league play only, tied for first in three-pointers made and was second in three-point percentage and 29th in scoring
• Ranks fifth nationally in three-point percentage, 17th nationally in 3-pointers per game and seventh in three-pointers made.
• Became 37th player in Creighton history with 1,000 career points with 8 points at Providence (Jan. 18) and finished his career 27th with 1,155 total points.
• Tied Kyle Korver’s school-record for three-pointers in a game (9) at #4 Villanova (Jan. 20), including 7-of-7 in the first seven minutes, and scoring career-high 27.
• Made at least one three-pointer in each of CU’s first 23 games (Nov. 8-Feb. 9) this year, the fifth-longest streak in program history.
• Drained four or more 3-pointers in five straight games (Nov. 29 - Dec. 17), the only player in CU history with 4+ 3-pointers in 5 straight games.
• Named BIG EAST Player of the Week and National Player of the Week by ESPN’s Andy Katz on Jan. 27 after 12-of-20 shooting from deep in wins vs. Villanova and Georgetown.
• Drained seven three pointers in win at Saint Joseph’s (Nov. 16), most by a Bluejay in five years.
• Had 15 second half points vs. San Diego State (Nov. 29), then followed that with 16 points vs. George Washington (Dec. 1).
• Drained five three-pointers in road win at Long Beach State (Dec. 3), in his first start since March of 2010.
• Had 16 points & tied career-high with 9 rebounds in win vs. Nebraska (Dec. 8).
• Hit first 5 attempts from 3-point range vs. Chicago State (Dec. 29).
• Drained five treys vs. Xavier (Jan. 12), including three in a 62-second span.
• Became second CU player with 300 career 3-pointers vs. Georgetown (Jan. 25).
• Made 3-of-5 3-pointers on “Lumberjack Night” in his honor vs. DePaul (Feb. 7).
• Had 22 points on 6-of-8 shooting (all from 3-point range) at Marquette (Feb. 19).
• Made 5-of-9 three-pointers vs. Xavier in BIG EAST Tournament semi (March 14).
• One of six CU players to appear in four victories over Nebraska in his career.
• Creighton’s first player since Kyle Korver in 2002-03 with 10 straight games of multiple three-pointers, he stretched that streak to 16.
• Team was 46-3 all-time under Greg McDermott when he made 50 percent or better of his three-point attempts and 32-3 under McDermott when he scored in double-figures.
• Owned 4+ three-pointers in 15 games as a senior.
2012-13: Junior at Creighton
• Named MVC Sixth Man of the Year and captain of MVC’s All-Bench Team.
• MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team selection, CU’s first since 2006-07.
• Ranked the No. 13 best shooter nationally by
• Swatted career-high three blocked shots in season-opening win vs. North Texas (Nov. 9), all in just 13 minutes.
• His three rejections were the most blocks by a Creighton player in a season opener since Jeffrey Day in 2004.
• Tallied 12 points in 22 minutes off the bench in 77-60 win vs. UAB (Nov. 14).
• Scored 18 points in 17 minutes vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 18), making 6-of-8 three-pointers to tie the CenturyLink Center Omaha record for three-pointers by a Creighton player.
• Third in the MVC in three-pointers made (78) and fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.446).
• Scored in double-figures in five straight games from Nov. 14-24, scoring 73 points in 90 minutes.
• Drained 6-of-9 3-pointers to score 18 points in win at Illinois State (Jan. 2).
• Tied career high with 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting in win vs. Drake (Jan. 8). Also added five rebounds in just 17 minutes.
• Sank 5-of-7 three-pointers in win vs. Missouri State (Jan. 30), including the 200th three-pointer of his career.
• Sank four three-pointers in win at Southern Illinois (Jan. 27).
• Made five three-pointers to score 15 points in 16 minutes during MVC Tournament title game vs. Wichita State (March 10).
• Drained first four attempts from three-point range and scored 12 points in NCAA Tournament win vs. Cincinnati (March 22).
• Team was 11-0 in 2012-13 when he scored in double figures.
• Team was 15-0 in 2012-13 when Wragge shot 50 percent or better from three-point range.
• Ranked 144th nationally in 3FG’s per game.
• Named to All-Tournament Team at Las Vegas Invitational.
• Named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Jan. 9, Jan. 16 and Feb. 8.
• Won Carl M. Reinert, S.J., Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year from Creighton.

2011-12: Sophomore at Creighton
• Named to MVC’s All-Bench Team.
• Led team with 66 three-point baskets.
• Ranked fifth in the MVC in three-pointers per game.
• Led team’s reserves with 6.6 points per game.
• Made a three-pointer in 13 straight games (Dec. 1, 2010 - Dec. 4, 2011).
• Scored 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting from downtown in a win vs. Campbell (Nov. 25).
• Scored season-high 19 points in just 19 minutes of road win at San Diego State (Nov. 30), making 7-of-10 shots and 4-of-6 attempts from downtown.
• Had 10 points and eight rebounds vs. Houston Baptist (Dec. 17) in just 15 minutes played.
• Made his 100th career three-pointer in win at Tulsa (Dec. 19).
• Had 10 points off the bench in season-high 26 minutes vs. Northwestern (Dec. 22), including four-point play that capped a decisive 7-0 run.
• Had 14 points on 4-of-6 shooting from downtown in win at Illinois State (Jan. 13).
• Drained 5-of-6 three-point attempts while scoring 15 points in a win at Southern Illinois (Feb. 14).
• Had nine points, a steal and a blocked shot vs. Alabama (March 16) in NCAA Tournament victory.
• Made three three-pointers and scored nine points vs. No. 4 North Carolina (March 18) in the NCAA Tournament third round.
• Had a streak of 24 straight made free throws from Feb. 3, 2010 to Feb. 1, 2012.

Summer 2011: Bahamas Trip
• Averaged 7.0 points in two games in the Bahamas, including a game with nine points against the Mailboat Cybots.

2010-11: Redshirt Sophomore at Creighton
• Team’s top perimeter shooter who battled plantar fasciitis all year and did not play after Dec. 22. Was granted a medical hardship year.
• Checked in for the first time all year with Creighton down two points and 3.7 seconds left vs. Iowa State (Nov. 21). Subbed out just 2.1 seconds later, snapping his streak of 21 straight games with a trey.
• Had career-high 22 points in 18 minutes of win vs. Saint Joseph’s (Dec. 11).
• Drained five three-pointers and assisted another trey, while also taking a charge, in an amazing four-minute stretch vs. the Hawks.
• His six three-pointers vs. Saint Joseph’s were a career high and tied a CenturyLink Center Omaha record for a Creighton player.

2009-10: Freshman at Creighton
• Named to MVC All-Freshman Team and MVC Academic Honor Roll.
• Led Creighton with 68 three-pointers and 43.3 percent accuracy from three-point range.
• His 68 three-pointers remain the most in Creighton history made by a freshman, five more than Bluejay legends Ryan Sears and Kyle Korver.
• Made at least one three-pointer in his final 21 games, Creighton’s longest streak ever by a freshman.
• Ranked second in the MVC in three-point percentage (.433) and fifth in three-pointers made (68).
• Made two or more three-pointers in 10 of last 12 games.
• Opened career with 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting in debut at No. 21 Dayton (Nov. 14).
• Had 21 points and six rebounds in 17 minutes vs. Xavier (Nov. 27). That made him the first CU player in 25 years to score more than 20 points in less than 20 minutes of a game.
• Was 4-for-7 from three-point range and 6-of-6 at the line, scoring 16 of his 18 points in the second half vs. Savannah State (Dec. 16).
• Had 14 points in 16 minutes of CIT win vs. South Dakota (March 16).
• His seven three-pointers in his first two games tied a school record originally set by Matt Roggenburk in 1986.

Eden Prairie High School
• Three-time team MVP who added conference MVP accolades his senior campaign.
• Three-time all-conference pick, two-time all-area choice.
• Third Team all-state as a senior, when team went 22-7.
• Averaged 16 points and nine rebounds as a junior.
• Owns the school record for consecutive made three-pointers in a game with eight.
• Also set the school record by making 90 percent of his career attempts at the free throw line as well as for career three-pointers.
• Coached by David Flom.
• Played AAU ball for the Minnesota Magic.
• Has two uncles that live in Omaha, including one that graduated from Creighton’s School of Law.

More About Ethan
Full Name: Ethan Donald Wragge
Birthday: Oct. 1, 1990
Birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio
Parents: Brad and Kari Wragge
Brothers: Blake (20), Caleb (18)
Nickname: “E”
Major: Finance/Marketing/Entrepreneurship
Did You Know: Mother played basketball and father played football at Midland Lutheran (Neb.). Mother is in school’s Hall of Fame.
Favorite Sports Memory: NCAA Tournament
Favorite Athlete: Adrian Peterson
Hobbies: Fishing, visiting Okoboji
Favorite Sports Team: Minnesota Vikings
Summer 2013 Job: Burlington Capital Group intern
Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones

Awards and Honors
MVC All-Freshman Team
MVC Academic Honor Roll

MVC Academic Honor Roll

Dean’s List
MVC Academic Honor Roll
MVC All-Bench Team

Carl M. Reinert, S.J. Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament Team
MVC Academic Honor Roll
MVC All-Bench Team
MVC All-Bench Team Captain
MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team
MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week, 1/9
MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week, 1/16
MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week, 2/8
MVC Sixth Man of the Year

BIG EAST Player of the Week, 1/27 Third Team All-BIG EAST National Player of the Week, 1/27
Honorable-Mention All-BIG EAST
I-AAA Athletic Director’s Association Scholar-Athlete Team Second Team All-BIG EAST

Career Highs
27 at #4 Villanova    1/20/14

Field Goals
9 at #4 Villanova    1/20/14

Field Goal Attempts
14 at #4 Villanova    1/20/14

3-Point Field Goals
9 at #4 Villanova    1/20/14

3-Point Field Goals Attempted
14 at #4 Villanova    1/20/14

Free Throws
6 vs. Savannah State    12/16/09

Free Throws Attempted
6 vs. Savannah State    12/16/09

9 (3x), last at Georgetown    3/4/14

3 (2x), last at #4 Villanova    1/20/14

3 vs. North Texas    11/9/12

2 (5x), last at Seton Hall    1/4/14

35 vs. Marquette    12/31/13
Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
City/State: Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School: Eden Prairie