Jay Harris

#5 Jay Harris

HT. 5' 10"
WT. 170
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Philadelphia, Pa.
PREV. SCHOOL Charis Prep

Major: Psychology

Senior Year, 2014-15

Jay closed out his career leading TSU with 11.1 points per game in the 31 contests he appeared in…led the team in minutes averaged with 28.5 while starting in 23 games…led the Tigers with 36 steals …shot 39.4 percent from the floor (117-of-297) and 41.1 percent from beyond the arc (60-for-146)…began his senior campaign with then career highs in scoring (18 pts), passing (5 assists), and shooting (6 FGs made, 12 FGs att.) in a 97-66 win over Reinhardt (11/14)…He then bumped his career-high up to 23 against SIU (11/17)…named to the Barclay’s Classic All-Tournament Team after scoring 26 points and totaling 5 steals in two games…scored 11 points while dropping a then team season-best seven dimes at Southern Illinois (12/16)…had a game-high 16 points as well as seven rebounds in the loss at Austin Peay (1/15)…scored 22 points at Murray State (1/17) while dropping four dimes and grabbing three boards…scored 19 points (6-for-14) while grabbing five boards, dishing out three assists and shooting 5-for-7 from behind the arc in the win over Tennessee Tech (1/29)…scored double-digit points in 19 games this year…recorded a team, season-high, and career-high, eight assists while scoring 12 points at EKU (2/7).

Junior Year, 2013-14

Started against Hawai’i (11/8) and scored four points…Tied a career-high with 12 points versus Lipscomb (11/18) and set a personal best with eight rebounds…had 12 points at Tennessee (11/23) and was 8-for-8 on free throws…made a career-high five field goals en route to a new personal best 15 points against Fisk (12/15)…tied his career high of 15 points at UT Martin (1/13)

Sophomore Season, 2012-13

Played in a total of 28 games, starting seven of them… Averaged 12.9 minutes per contest… Made 12 of his 34 three-point attempts for a 35.3 percentage… Totaled 34 rebounds, 31 assists and 14 steals… Averaged 3.2 points and 1.2 rebounds per game… Scored a season-high 12 points in 30 minutes of action against South Alabama in Atlanta (Nov. 19)… Tallied a career-best four assists versus Fisk (Nov. 26)… Had three steals against UT Martin Jan. 10…

Freshman Season, 2011-12 

Tallied 66 points, 26 rebounds, 22 assists and 15 steals in 30 games for the Tigers...Started 17 consecutive games since playing Morehead State on Jan. 11, 2012...Registered 362 minutes for an average of 12.1 minutes per contest...Scored a team-best 12 points in the win over Morehead State (Jan. 11)...Registered four rebounds in the win over LeMoyne-Owen (Dec. 19)...Dished out a trifecta of assists on two occasions, his last against EKU on Jan. 28...Logged 30 minutes in the double-overtime win over Eastern Kentucky (Jan. 28).


Charis Prep

Averaged 14 points, 11 assists and three steals per game...Helped set a team milestone with a 24-0 home record...Selected All-Public League and All-City while averaging 20 ppg as a senior at Robeson HS in Philadelphia, Pa.


Son of Renee Harris and Willie Harris...Born December 21, 1991.