Jeremy Harris (basketball)

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Jeremy Harris
Jeremy Harris Buffalo.jpg
Harris playing for Buffalo
Borås Basket
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
LeagueSwedish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1996-09-10) September 10, 1996 (age 25)
Greensboro, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolPage
(Greensboro, North Carolina)
College
NBA draft2019 / Undrafted
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–2020Atomerőmű SE
2020–presentBorås Basket
Career highlights and awards

Jeremy Tyler Harris II (born September 10, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for Borås Basket of the Swedish Basketball League. He played college basketball Buffalo Bulls of the Mid-American Conference (MAC).[1]

High school career[edit]

As a senior at Page High School, Harris led the team to the 2014 NCHSAA 4-A state tournament.[2] Harris was the No. 8-rated prep player in North Carolina coming out of high school.

College career[edit]

He competed for two seasons at Gulf Coast State College.[3] In his freshman season at Gulf Coast, he averaged 13.7 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.[4] As a sophomore, Harris posted 18.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game.[5]

After his sophomore season, Harris committed to play for Buffalo over Texas Tech because he liked the coaching style.[3] Harris had 22 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in an 83–69 victory over Eastern Michigan Eagles men's basketball on January 23, 2018.[6] He scored a career-high 27 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and dished out three assists in a March 8 win over Central Michigan. As a junior, Harris averaged 15.4 points, 5.8 rebounds. 2.3 assists and 1.0 steals per game, shooting 42 percent behind the arc.[3] He was named to the Second-team All-Mid-American Conference at the conclusion of his junior season.[7] Harris led the Bulls to an 89–68 upset over the fourth-seeded Arizona in the NCAA Tournament, contributing 23 points and seven rebounds.[2] As a senior, Harris averaged 14 points and 6.2 rebounds per game, helping the Bulls to their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. He was named the Mid-American Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player.[8]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2019 NBA draft, Harris signed with Atomerőmű SE of the NB I/A.[9] He averaged 6.8 points per game in his rookie season. On August 2, 2020, Harris signed with Borås Basket in Sweden.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

College[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017–18 Buffalo 36 36 33.3 .471 .418 .787 5.9 2.1 1.0 .7 15.5
2018–19 Buffalo 36 36 31.2 .418 .270 .724 6.2 3.0 1.1 .7 14.0
Career 72 72 32.2 .444 .342 .755 6.0 2.6 1.1 .7 14.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jeremy Harris". Buffalo Bulls. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Mills, Jeff (March 16, 2018). "Greensboro's Jeremy Harris leads Buffalo to upset win over Arizona in NCAA Tournament". Greensboro News & Record. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Gaughan, Mark (March 8, 2018). "Jeremy Harris is Mr. Versatility in leading UB to MAC semifinals". The Buffalo News. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  4. ^ Kent, Dustin (November 9, 2016). "11 Gulf Coast athletes sign LOI". Panama City News Herald. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  5. ^ Petruccelli, Daniel (November 9, 2017). "Replace and reload: A preview of the upcoming men's basketball season". Buffalo Spectrum. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  6. ^ "Buffalo wins 8th straight, tops Eastern Michigan 83-69". ESPN. Associated Press. January 23, 2018. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  7. ^ "MAC Announces Men's All-MAC, All-Freshman & All-Defensive Teams". Mid-American Conference. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  8. ^ Callari, Jenna (July 18, 2019). "Former UB player Jeremy Harris signs pro basketball contract overseas". WKBW. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  9. ^ Skerletic, Dario (July 16, 2019). "Atomeromu signs rookie Jeremy Harris". Sportando. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  10. ^ "Jeremy Harris signs with Boras Basket". Sportando. August 2, 2020. Retrieved August 2, 2020.

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