Men's Basketball


  • position Guard
  • height 6-4
  • Weight 192
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Camden, N.J.

2023-24 (FRESHMAN)
An All-Southeastern Conference Freshman Team selection … A three-time SEC Freshman of the Week honoree … Made 28 starts in 29 appearances … Averaged 9.9 points, 3.3 assists and 1.9 rebounds per game … Had 13 double-digit scoring efforts … Tallied a double-double against Georgia … Recorded 20 games with three or more assists … Had eight points and five assists in the SEC Tournament … Recorded 11 points, five assists and four rebounds, while draining a trio of 3-pointers in the home win over Vanderbilt … Posted 19 points and connected on a career-high four 3-pointers in the home victory over Arkansas … Logged 10 points and four assists at Mississippi State … Had eight points in the upset of Auburn … Tallied eight points and a trio of assists at Arkansas … Poured in 18 points and dished out a career-best 10 assists in the win over Georgia … Logged 18 points and had four assists at Texas A&M … Scored 16 points at home vs. Missouri … Back-to-back efforts with 14 points in wins over Florida and Illinois State … Posted 14 points, five assists and six rebounds in the upset of No. 9 North Carolina … Had a career-high 28 points, five assists and three steals in the win over Marshall … Poured in 22 points while adding six assists in the overtime win over Saint Joseph’s … Had 11 points and a trio of assists vs. Texas A&M-Commerce … Tallied 13 points, four assists and three steals in his collegiate debut vs. New Mexico State.

Rated as high as No. 4 by both ESPN and 247Sports … McDonald’s All-American Game MVP … Gatorade New Jersey Player of the Year for three straight seasons … Member of USA Men’s Nike Hoop Summit team … 2023 Iverson Classic Co-MVP … Iverson Classic 3-point Champion … Iverson Classic National High School Player of the Year … Stephen Jackson Community Leadership Award winner … First-Team All-State … Averaged 19.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.1 steals per contest as a junior, helping Camden to the NJSIAA Group 2 state championship.

Born May 4 in Camden, New Jersey … Parents are Syreeta Brittingham and Dajuan Wagner … Father played college basketball at Memphis for John Calipari and was drafted sixth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2002 … Grandfather is Milt Wagner who won a national championship at Louisville in 1986 and was a second round pick by the Dallas Mavericks in 1986 … Siblings are Dayonni Wagner and Kareem Watkins … Lists his parents as his life’s greatest influences … Favorite movie is Paid in Full … Plays video games and watches movies in his free time … Dunked for the first time in eighth grade … Lists teleportation and invisibility as two superpowers he wishes he had … Off the court talent is drawing … Tyler Ulis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are his favorite former Wildcats.

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