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#22 - Jay Harris
2010-11 Men's Basketball
POS.
G
HT.
6'1"
WT.
155
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Aurora, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Oswego East
Jay Harris

2010-11: Played in all 35 games off the bench in first season as a Crusader ... averaged 5.1 points per game and hit at a team-best 94.9% clip from the free throw line ... debuted with team-high 25 minutes off the bench against IU Northwest Nov. 12 ... tied for team-high honors with six assists against the RedHawks ... also scored nine points, including a perfect 4-of-4 from foul line, in the season-opening win ... scored seven points at #7/6 Kansas Nov. 15 ... hit double figures for the first time in his career with an 11-point effort Nov. 18 in win over PNC ... drained three triples versus the Panthers while also dishing out three assists against no turnovers ... was a perfect 6-of-6 from the foul line in Nov. 26 win over Northern Colorado ... again nailed all six of his free throw attempts, all coming in the final two minutes, in win Nov. 27 over Texas A&M-CC ... hit a trio of first half 3-pointers for nine points to help stake Crusaders to eight-point halftime edge at Toledo Dec. 11 ... set new career high with 14 points at Butler Jan. 1 ... scored all 14 points (4-5 FG, 3-4 3PT, 3-3 FT) in a 5:32 span in the second half, helping Valpo slice 19-point deficit to just five points ... knocked down back-to-back 3-pointers to give Crusaders the lead for good late in the first half of Jan. 7 win over Youngstown State ... also dished out five assists in win over the Penguins ... nailed three more 3-pointers in first half of Jan. 16 win at Detroit ... scored eight points and dished out five assists while committing just one turnover in 30 minutes of action Jan. 21 in win over Milwaukee ... connected on all six of his free throw attempts in final 20 seconds of overtime to ice win over Butler Jan. 29 ... scored eight points, including 4-of-4 from the charity stripe, in 16 minutes in regular season finale against UIC Feb. 26 ... canned two 3-pointers, including key triple with 7:18 to play to extend lead to four points in HL quarterfinal win Mar. 4 over Detroit ... led the Crusaders with 20 points in first-round CIT game against Iona Mar. 16.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Wolves ... First Team All-State selection by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association and Second Team All-State honoree by the Chicago Tribune as a senior ... ranked as the #22 point guard in the nation in the Class of 2010 according to ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... tabbed as the fifth-best prospect overall from the state of Illinois ... averaged better than 28 ppg as a senior for the Wolves ... also posted 3.6 rpg and 3.4 apg while shooting at a 44% clip from behind the 3-point line and 87% from the charity stripe ... named Southwest Prairie Conference Player of the Year while leading Oswego East to first-ever regional championship ... Wolves won 24 games during senior year and also captured conference title ... won the 3-point contest at the annual Chicago High School Classic ... played in Chicago Classic and IBCA All-Star Games ... also an All-Conference selection as a junior ... set Oswego East single-season and career scoring records.

Personal:
Jay is the son of Tommie Harris and Mari Johnson ... major is sports management ... born August 4, 1992.

M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo 2 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24 #21/21 Notre Dame 7
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27 Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo