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Will Harris
Player Profile:
Will Harris 193889
Position: Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
High School: Brewster Academy

Tri-Captain ... voted to the 2009 All-America East Conference third team in first season with the program ... University of Virginia transfer ... received an NCAA waiver to play immediately last season.

2008-09: Ranked seventh in rebounding and 10th in scoring among the America East leaders ... averaged 14.8 points and 7.9 rebounds vs. America East opponents in regular-season play ... sixth double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds vs. Vermont in America East quarterfinals ... 14 points in AE semifinal against UMBC ... 11 points and a career-best 11 rebounds at UMBC on March 1 ... scored in double figures on 22 occasions ... eight or more rebounds against 13 opponents ... nine points and five rebounds as a non-starter at New Hampshire ... 18 points and seven rebounds against New Hampshire (Feb. 15) ... nine-game, double-figure scoring streak was halted on Feb. 7 ... career-high 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds at Boston U. (Feb. 5) ... most field goal attempts (27) by a UAlbany player at the Division I level ... 20-plus points for the fifth time this winter ... fourth double-double in the month of January with 19 points and 10 rebounds vs. Hartford on Jan. 28 ... totaled 20 points and seven rebounds vs. UMBC ... made a career-best five 3-pointers, the most by a UA player since Feb. 14, 2008 ... 14 points and eight rebounds against Stony Brook on Jan. 23 despite battling flu symptons ... 20 points, eight rebounds and three assists vs. Maine (Jan. 17) ... 18 points and 10 rebounds against Binghamton on Jan. 14 ... netted 15 of his 20 points in the first half at Vermont ... added nine rebounds and two assists in a career-high 39 minutes ... second consecutive double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Boston U. (Jan. 8) ... second UAlbany player at Division I level to record back-to-back double-doubles (joins Brian Lillis) ... first double-double in a UA uniform with 17 points and 10 rebounds at Hartford (Jan. 3) ... scored 13 points, all in the second half, vs. St. Francis, N.Y. ... played 15 minutes off the bench and did not start for the first time ... 21 points at Lehigh on Dec. 8 ... regrouped with 12 points and seven rebounds at Siena after going scoreless for the first time in a Great Danes' uniform in his previous start ... 14 points and six rebounds against Pennsylvania ... netted 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds vs. Central Conn. State ... his previous highs of 16 points and eight rebounds came against Morgan State in a Virginia uniform ... 11 points and seven rebounds at DePaul ... 13 points and five assists against No. 23 Villanova.

Virginia: Earned two varsity letters ... averaged 2.7 points and 2.5 rebounds in 15 appearances as a sophomore ... did not play in the last 14 contests of the season due to injury ... season-high seven points vs. Syracuse and Elon ... six points and four rebounds against Xavier ... appeared in all 32 games as a freshman when he totaled 3.6 points and 3.2 rebounds ... season-high 16 points and eight rebounds against Morgan State ... scored 14 points on 5-of-6 field goals vs. North Carolina State ... made his first collegiate start versus American.

High School: Received first-team all-conference recognition when he averaged 21.0 points and 11.0 rebounds at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire ... Ronald "Buzzy" Dore Memorial Award recipient for leadership in 2005-06 ... enrolled at Maine Central Institute the previous year and scored at a 26.0 clip ... 2005 IS8 League Player of the Year and a second-team All-America Prep selection ... team captain twice ... also attended Redemption Christian Academy in Troy, N.Y. and Christ the King High School in New York City ... averaged 28.0 points and 8.0 rebounds at Christ the King as both a guard and small forward.

Personal: Major is Africana Studies with a minor in education ... born 8-24-86 ... given name is William M. Harris ... mother is Veronica Harris ... has four brothers, Mike, Steven, Justin and Chase, and two sisters, Jasmine and Monique.

 

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