Men's Basketball vs. No. 21 West Virginia; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
As A Freshman (2014-15) • Saw action in 21 games with a start at No. 20/20 Baylor (2/21/15)… Played double-digit minutes in 8 games, including 20 or more 4 times… Played a season-high 25 minutes vs. Southern Utah (11/14/14) and Texas (2/7/15). • Averaged 3.8 points on 50 percent shooting (28-of-56), including 45.5 percent (20-of-44) from 3-point range, with 0.9 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 10 minutes per game… Connected on 50 percent (4-of-8) from the free throw line. • Led the team in 3-point field goal percentage, while was third in 3-point field goals (20) and fourth in 3-point field goal attempted (44)… Was tops among all freshman in scoring. • Scored in 11 games, including 3 in double figures. • Posted a season-high 14 points in opener vs. Southern Utah (11/14/14) and at TCU (2/18/15)... Also scored in double figures vs. No. 25 Texas (2/7/15) with 12 points. • Connected on at least 1 3-point field goal in 9 contests, including 2 or more on 7 occasions… Hit a season-high 4 treys vs. No. 25 Texas (2/7/15). • Dished out a season-high 4 assists at No. 20/20 Baylor (2/21/15). • Posted season-highs for both rebounds (4) and steals (2) at TCU (2/18/15). • Saw action in 10 Big 12 games with 1 start… Averaged 3.9 points on 45.2 percent shooting (14-of-31) in Big 12 play with 1.1 rebounds in 12.2 minutes per game… Connected on 25 percent (1-of-4) from the free throw line.
Summer 2014 • Traveled to Europe with Global Sports Academy from August 11-19… Helped the squad to a 5-1 record playing against various club teams in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. • Averaged 5.8 points on 32 percent (8-of-25) shooting to go with 2.0 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.8 steals per game… Connected on 78.6 percent (11-of-14) from the free throw line… Scored in double figures twice, including a tour-best 12 vs. Alsavin Belgrade. • Played alongside Illinois State’s Nick Barnyard, SMU’s Sterling Brown and Benjamin Moore, Villanova’s Kristopher Jenkins and Darryl Reynolds, South Dakota State’s George Marshall, Jr., Santa Clara’s Jarvis Pugh, St. Bonaventure’s Xavier Smith, Northwestern’s Nathan Taphorn and Northern Illinois’ Jordan Threloff. • Coached by Northwestern assistant coach Patrick Baldwin.
Prep School • Played one season at Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro, Virginia during the 2013-14 season … The school finished the season with a 25-7 record and a No. 4 ranking in the NextUpRecruits.com Top 10 poll… The team reached No. 1 in the poll for the first time in school history on Dec. 19, 2013… Harris was one of seven players to sign with Division I teams. • Fishburne advanced to the National Prep Championships in New Haven, Connecticut for the second consecutive season… Only the top eight prep schools in the country get a bid to the championships… The Caissons lost to defending champion Northfield Mount Hermon, 62-59, in the quarterfinals with Harris scoring a team-high 16 points. • Averaged a team-best 19 points per game during the season… Averaged 21.5 points in helping the team sweep the Massanutten Invitational on Feb. 21-22, including a season-high 23 points vs. Mount Zion. • Coached by Ed Huckaby, Jr.
High School • A four-year lettermen at Edwardsville High School in Edwardsville, Illinois… Helped the school to a 31-3 record and a third-place finish at the Class 4A state tournament as a senior in 2012-13… It marked the first time since 1956 that the Tigers advanced to the state semifinals since 1956. • Twice named honorable mention All-State by The Associated Press as a senior and junior… Also selected three times to the all-conference and All-Metro teams. • Ranks No. 4 on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,460 points… Averaged 17 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.3 steals as a senior… Connected on 46.4 percent (66-of-142) from 3-point range. • Third generation to play basketball at Edwardsville, following grandfather, Bob Harris (1962-64), father, Rob Harris (1985-89) and uncle, Jon Harris (1994-98)… Also played alongside his brother, Jordan, in 2012-13. • First Edwardsville player at K-State since Fred Barton (1977-80). • Coached by Mike Waldo.
Personal • Robert Lamont Harris III was born Dec. 2, 1994 in Alton, Illinois… Parents are Robert, Jr., and LeAnn Harris… Has a younger brother, Jordan, and younger sister, Sydney. • Comes from a basketball family… Father, Rob, is an assistant coach at Lewis and Clark Community College in Edwardsville, Illinois… Mother, LeAnn, was an All-American basketball player at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, scoring 1,518 points in 83 games from 1991-94… Averaged 18.3 points on 53.3 percent shooting with 6.8 rebounds during her playing career… Was inducted into the SIUE Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013… Uncle, Jon Harris, was the St. Louis Post-Dispatch High School Player of the Year in 1998 before playing in 113 games at Marquette from 1998-2002… He was named the head coach at SIU-Edwardsville in April after a stint as an assistant at Tennessee and California… Also related to former Notre Dame star and current ESPN broadcaster LaPhonso Ellis. • Major is business administration.