35  James Harris
James Harris


Houston, Texas

High School:
Westbury Christian

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 248



Inside Scoop
Favorite with Tiger fans ... saw playing time in the Tigers' final five regular-season games, including a career-high 17 minutes at Tulane ... sat out the 1996-97 season after originally signing with Texas-El Paso ... knows how to use his big body in the paint ... has the team's top bench, squat and clean.

Saw first action of the season against Northeast Louisiana and had one rebound in four minutes of work ... scored first points of the season, finishing with four against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Also had a pair of rebounds ... came off the bench to score five points and had five rebounds against Tennessee. Also blocked a shot against the Volunteers ... gave the Tigers some quality minutes against UNC Charlotte and scored on his lone field goal attempt ... had a big game against Saint Louis, scoring four points and pulling down three rebounds. Also blocked a shot, had a steal and drew a charge in the Tiger victory ... at Tulane, stayed out of foul trouble (2 personals) and stayed on the floor for a career-high 17 minutes. Was 1-for-4 from the field and had three rebounds ... had two points and two boards in final regular-season game against NLU.

Came off the bench to match his best scoring effort of the year with six points against Tulane. Also collected a career-high three steals ... grabbed a personal best five rebounds in 14 minutes against UNC Charlotte ... started the second half against South Florida and finished with five points and a blocked shot ... scored a personal best six points off the bench in eight minutes against Arkansas ... played a season best 15 minutes at Oklahoma and responded with two points and two rebounds ... scored his first two collegiate points in win over Jackson State ... registered two blocks in four minutes of action against NLU.

High School
Led Westbury Christian High School to the 1996 private school state championship by averaging 15 points and 12 rebounds a game his senior year ... shared state tournament Most Valuable Player honors with teammate Trey Austin who now plays for C-USA rival Houston ... was also a three-year starter for Angleton High School in Angleton, Texas, before transferring to Westbury his senior year ... registered eight blocked shots in a win over Strake Jesuit High School.

Son of Violet Elaine Jones ... Major: Communications ... Nickname: Juni.

Career Highs
Points: 6 at Tulane (2/18/98), at Arkansas (1/10/98)
FG Made: 3 at Tulane (2/18/98)
FG Attempted: 4 vs 4 opponents
FT Made: 2 vs Arkansas (1/10/98), at Houston (2/5/98)
Rebounds: 5 vs UNCC (1/31/98), at Tennessee (12/2/98)
Assists: 1 at Houston (1/17/99)
Steals: 3 at Tulane (2/18/98)
Blocks: 2 vs NLU (11/15/97), at Marquette (2/28/98), Fresno State (3/16/98)
Minutes Played: 17 at Tulane (2/24/99)
Turnovers: 3 at Vanderbilt (11/21/97), vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/30/98)
Dunks: 1 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/30/98), vs. Saint Louis (2/18/99)

Career Statistics

Year    G  FG-FGA  Pct  3FG-FGA  Pct  FT-FTA  Pct  RB-AVG  AS  BL  ST  PTS-AVG
97-98  29  19-39  .487    0-0   .000  11-26  .423  39-1.3   0  11   7   49-1.7
98-99  17  10-24  .417    0-1   .000   1- 6  .167  25-1.5   1   3   1   21-1.2
Total  46  29-63  .460    0-1   .000  12-32  .375  64-1.4   1  14   8   70-1.5	
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