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Jalen Harris
Jalen  Harris

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Duncanville HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
08/14/1998

Experience:
1L

03/07/2018

Hope, and a Hill to Climb

by Teddy Allen

12/12/2017

Bulldogs’ Comeback Falls Short against Cajuns

LA Tech falls to 7-3 on the season

12/11/2017

Bulldogs Face Ragin’ Cajuns in In-State Showdown

Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m.

12/09/2017

Bulldogs Tame Tigers, 91-62

LA Tech improves to 7-2 on the season

12/08/2017

Bulldogs Take on Tigers on Karl Malone Court

Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.

12/16/2017

LA Tech at Texas 12/16/17

Bulldogs Fall to Longhorns, 75-60, in Austin

12/12/2017

LA Tech vs. UL-Lafayette

Photos from Tech's 75-71 defeat to ULL.

12/09/2017

LA Tech vs. Jackson State

Photos from Tech's 91-62 victory over Jackson State.

12/06/2017

LA Tech vs. Stephen F. Austin

Photos from Tech's 85-83 defeat to SFA.

12/02/2017

LA Tech vs. Miles College

Photos from Tech's 106-55 win over Miles College.

2016-17
C-USA All-Freshman Team

2017-18: Played and started the first 11 games of the season prior to deciding to transfer ... Was averaging a team-high 15.3 points per game ... Opened season with a 25-point effort against UT Tyler (11/10), hitting five three-pointers ... Followed that up with a career-high 26-point performance in overtime win against SEMO (11/13) ... Totaled nine double-digit scoring games out of 11, including three 20+ scoring games ... Was also averaging 4.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.1 steals per game.

2016-17:
Saw action in 27 games with two starts ... Missed six games due to injury or illness ... Ranked third on the team in scoring with an average of 10.9 points per game ... Scoring average was the second highest of all freshmen in C-USA ... Posted 14 double-digit scoring performances ... Showed versatility in Bulldog debut at South Carolina (11/11), registering six points, three boards, three steals, two assists and one block ... First career start came against Oklahoma Baptist (11/23), recording a career-high 24 points on 10-of-15 shooting ... Was one of three 20+ scoring performances ... Played a career-high 38 minutes in second start came at Middle Tennessee (1/28) ... Had a tip-dunk versus Florida Atlantic (2/16) that was the No. 6 play on ESPN's Sportscenter Top 10 Plays of the Day ... Scored 20 points in regular season finale versus Southern Miss (3/3), hitting a career-high six three-pointers ... Had a team-best 88.3 free throw shooting percentage, missing only seven all season ... Sixth-best FT percentage in program history and best in 18 years ... Made 20 straight free throws in non-conference action.

High School: Despite missing over half the season due to injury, led Duncanville HS to a 17-16 overall record ... Named District 8-6A Offensive Player of the Year for a second straight season ... Selected to Metroplex 24 HS All-Star game ... Averaged 23 points per game while shooting 55 percent from the field and 45 percent from three-point range ... Scored career-high 44 points in an overtime loss to Cedar Hill ... Also averaged seven rebounds, four assists and two steals per game ... Honorable mention selection to the 2014-15 Dallas Morning News All-Area team as a junior ... Averaged 15 points, four rebounds and two assists for the Panthers ... Rated as the 16th best player and the ninth best guard in the state of Texas for the 2016 class per Rivals.com ... Played AAU ball for the Pro Skills.

Personal: Full name is Jalen Harris ... Son of Karlin and Erion Harris ... Three siblings: Kabe, Miles and Kennedy ... Both parents played college basketball at SMU ... Mother, Karlin, is a member of the SMU Athletics Hall of Fame where she lettered from 1997-2000 ... Father, Erion, starred from 1993-97 ... Born Aug. 14, 1998 in Dallas, Texas.

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