As A Freshman (2014-15) • Saw action in 27 games, tops among all freshmen… Played double-digit minutes in 16 games with a season-high 29 minutes vs. No. 17/17 West Virginia (1/27/15). • Averaged 2.1 points on 39.6 percent shooting (21-of-53) with 1.9 rebounds in 12.4 minutes per game… Connected on 60.9 percent (14-of-23) from the free throw line. • Scored in 17 games, including 8 Big 12 contests. • Scored a season-high 10 vs. TCU (3/11/15) in the first round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at Sprint Center… Connected on 4-of-5 from the field to go with a 2-of-2 effort from the free throw line with 2 rebounds in 17 minutes of action. • Chipped in 6 points vs. No. 17/17 West Virginia (1/27/15) on 3-of-5 shooting with 3 rebounds in a season-high 29 minutes. • Led the team in rebounding once with a season-high 7 vs. Omaha (12/2/14). • Posted at least 2 rebounds in 15 games, including 10 times in Big 12 play. • Saw action in 15 Big 12 games… Averaged 1.6 points on 37 percent shooting (10-of-27) in Big 12 play with 1.5 rebounds in 10.9 minutes per game… Connected on 50 percent (4-of-8) from the free throw line.
High School • A Top 100 national recruit by most recruiting services… Rated as the No. 80 high school prospect in The Rivals 150 by Rivals.com and No. 94 by Scout.com and 247Sports.com… Also regarded as a Top 35 small/power forward prospect nationally, including 19th by Scout.com, No. 24 by 247Sports.com and No. 32 by ESPN… Consensus Top 10 high school prospect in the state of Illinois, including ranking No. 7 by both ChicagoHoops.com and 247Sports.com and ninth by ESPN… One of seven Illinois high school players ranked in The Rivals 150 by Rivals.com, which included No. 1 Jahlil Okafor (Duke), No. 4 Cliff Alexander (Kansas) and No. 21 Tyler Ulis (Syracuse). • A three-year lettermen at Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park, Illinois… Did not play his senior season due to disciplinary reasons. • Averaged 17.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game as a junior in 2012-13… Helped the Eagles win 10 of their last 17 games, including upset of Shepherd and Homewood-Flossmoor in the state tournament… Scored a team-high 17 points in a 71-68 victory over third-seed Homewood-Flossmoor to help team advance to the semifinals… Also registered a 24-point, 10-rebound performance vs. Rich Central (1/21/2013). • Played for the Illinois Wolves of the Under Armour Association (UAA) circuit for head coach Mike Mullins… Notable alumni of the Illinois Wolves are current Indiana Pacer Evan Turner, former Southern Illinois standout Bryan Mullins and Illinois players’ Sam Maniscalco and Demetri McCarney. • Coached in high school by Todd Allen.
Personal • Malek Lamar Harris was born Dec. 10, 1995 in Blue Island, Illinois… Parents are Victor Harris and Aleta White… Has two siblings, Nataya and Jamonte. • Committed to Marquette in the Fall 2013 but re-opened his commitment after a coaching change… Chose K-State over multiple scholarship offers, including Florida, Gonzaga, Marquette and Virginia Tech. • Major is undecided.