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Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

Posted on: June 17, 2011 3:05 pm
Edited on: June 17, 2011 3:20 pm
 
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By Jeff Borzello

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Gary Harris has been notoriously quiet when it comes to recruitment, keeping it close to the vest.

At the NBAPA camp on Thursday, Harris made it clear he’s making advancements in the process.

“Indiana, Michigan State, Louisville, Notre Dame and Purdue are coming at me the hardest,” Harris said. “That’s my top five.”

Harris, a 6-foot-4 guard from Hamilton Southeastern (Ind.), is one of the more intriguing prospects in the class of 2012. He is physical and long, which makes him tough on the defensive end and difficult to stop on the offensively. Harris is deadly with his mid-range game, and is working on getting to the basket.

The five schools on his list will have to wait to see him make his next move.

“After the summer is over, or after this June and July, my parents and I are going to sit down and talk about it,” Harris said. “I’m looking for a school where I can get playing time.”

Harris, rated as a five-star recruit by most services, is also looking to demonstrate his ability to run an offense and facilitate for others.

“I want to come here, play my total game, show off my versatility,” he said. “I want to show what I can do, show that I’m not one-dimensional.”

“I want to be a combo guard, I’m working on my ball-handling,” Harris added.

If the Midwesterner is able to consistently handle the ball and switch between the two guard positions, he will have no problem making an impact at the next level.

Photo:Nation of Blue


Comments

Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: June 19, 2011 5:01 pm
 

How good can he be ???

He's a guard.....and he's not on Calipari's list.....how good can he be ??  Let him go to the Big Ten, that's probably where he'll get playing time.....if he went to UK he'd be battling for mop-up minutes anyway.......

NEXT !!! 



Since: Aug 23, 2007
Posted on: June 19, 2011 2:11 pm
 

Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

GAY HARRIS =  RICK PITINO LOCK



Since: Sep 3, 2009
Posted on: June 19, 2011 10:17 am
 

Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

Kids certainly don't have to worry about Crean going to pros, more likely he will return to high school than pros.  Wouldn't be surprised if that damn Butler doesn't steal him away from everyone



Since: Mar 9, 2008
Posted on: June 19, 2011 12:24 am
 

Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

sounds to me like a one and done guy looking for a college gym to show off his talents to nba scouts...definetely not wisconsin material...having said that, I hope Crean gets his man, good coach deserves to turn Indiana around as much as Indiana needs it.



Since: Nov 29, 2006
Posted on: June 18, 2011 10:42 pm
 

Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

he will be a Hoosier as all of our recruiting efforts are on him and CREAN is the closer, not Izzo!@!@  wasn't it Izzo who entertained going to the NBA?  kids notice this, trust me!



Since: Jun 18, 2011
Posted on: June 18, 2011 9:01 pm
 

Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

Sounds like a Boiler fan is a little jealous.  Whether they are 3 star or 5 star they will dominate Purdue the four years they are there.  All I have to say is 5-0, HOOSIERS!



Since: Apr 3, 2008
Posted on: June 18, 2011 7:12 pm
 

Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

Not good enough for Kentucky.



Since: Jun 18, 2011
Posted on: June 18, 2011 4:13 pm
 

Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

test



Since: May 7, 2007
Posted on: June 18, 2011 1:07 pm
 

Five-star guard Gary Harris cuts list to top five

He hasn't gone public because he hasn't deciced yet.

Does look like it will be Indiana or MSU.
Strong pull to play with his friends and great recruiting class at IU, but Izzo is hard to turn down.

The fact that his parents are Boilers doesn't hurt purdue's chances, but probably just helps MSU case more than anything. 



Since: Jun 18, 2011
Posted on: June 18, 2011 1:01 pm
 

He is MSU's to lose

Just has not gone public to avoid the home state razzing.
Izzo is the closer.
Book it


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