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Joseph Harris
Joseph Harris

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lejeune, N.C.

High School:
Lejeune

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 180

Position:
F


Was selected to the Preseason All-Big South Team as voted by the League's Head Coaches and selected media... Also named to the All-Big South Teams by Lindy's, the Sporting News and Blue Ribbon...

2008-09: Was selected to the All-Big South First Team after averaging 15.2 points and 11.4 rebounds per game... Had a streak of 11 straight double-doubles and 19 overall... Had career highs of 33 points and 22 rebounds in the 100-97 win over VMI Feb. 14... Was 16-of-26 from the field and added six assists in the win over the Keydets... Tied a career high in assists in the VMI win... Became the seventh player in Big South history with 600 career rebounds, 100 steals and 100 blocks... Was the Choice Hotels Big South Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Week Jan. 5 and the Player of the Week Feb. 16... Led the Big South in rebounding and field-goal percentage (.576) and was in the top-10 in scoring and blocked shots (1.16/g)... Scored 32 points on 13-of-17 shooting at UNC Asheville Feb. 21... Had 30 points, 16 rebounds and six assists at VMI Jan. 10... Had his sixth double-double of the season in a win over High Point Jan. 3... Was 12-of-16 from the field, had 27 points, 13 rebounds, two blocked shots and three steals in an overtime win over Western Illinois Nov. 28... Scored 25 points on 11-of-13 shooting from the field against Radford Jan. 5... Had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds in the win over East Carolina Dec. 28... Dropped in 21 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Winthrop Jan. 24... Scored 19 points and added 11 rebounds at Liberty Jan. 12... Blocked three shots and scored 12 points in a win over Virginia-Wise Dec. 14...

2007-08: Played in eight games for Coastal Carolina his junior season before a thumb injury Dec. 9 at UNC Wilmington cut his season short... Received a medical redshirt and retained two years of eligibility... Averaged 7.9 points and 7.9 rebounds a contest... Scored 16 points and added 10 rebounds at Houston Nov. 24... Made it back-to-back double-doubles, scoring 14 points and grabbing 14 rebounds against Presbyterian Dec. 7... Shot 58 percent from the field (29-50)... Averaged 2.1 steals a game, including having six against Presbyterian... Dished out a career-high six assists against Anderson Nov. 21... Was 6-of-8 from the field at Houston...

2006-07: Played in all 30 games, earning the start in 24 of them and in 13 Big South games... Averaged 8.2 points a contest and led the squad and ranked fifth in the Big South with a team-best 7.6 rebounds a contest... Also knocked down 58.0 percent (102-of-176) of his shots from the field, the sixth best single-season mark in school history... Also tied for second in the league in offensive rebounds (3.23 orpg) and was third in blocked shots (1.30 bpg) and sixth in defensive rebounds (4.33 drpg)... His 39 blocked shots tied for the fourth-best single season in Coastal Carolina annals, while his 97 offensive boards were also fourth for Coastal Carolina... Earned Big South Conference Player of the Week for his efforts at VMI Jan. 15 and against Liberty Jan. 20... Scored a career-high 31 points, hitting 11-of-14 (.786) from the field and 9-of-13 from the free throw line in the win at VMI... Made it a double-double with 11 rebounds, while blocking a pair of shots and getting one steal against the Keydets... Had seven double-doubles on the season, with two three-game streaks and four of them occurring in Big South action... Posted 18 points on 9-of-10 from the floor, and chipped in 10 rebounds, four assists, three blocked shots and a career-best five steals in the home win over Liberty... Grabbed 15 rebounds to go with 11 points against High Point Jan. 22... Had six games with a career-best three blocks each during the season... Had at least seven rebounds in 19 games...

2005-06: Played in all 30 games as a true freshman, starting in 20 of them, including the last 18 straight... Part of the 10-game turnaround from 2004-05... Averaged 5.4 points and 5.8 rebounds a game, earning Big South All-Freshman Team honors... Two-time Freshman of the Week... His 5.8 rebounds per contest ranked ninth in the Big South... Upped his averages in Conference play to 8.0 points and 7.2 rebounds (fourth in league only)... After averaging just 2.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in his first 12 games, increased to 7.2 points and 7.8 rebounds a contest after going into the starting lineup at High Point Jan. 9... Had a season-high 14 points three times, all of them in League games (UNC Asheville, High Point, at Charleston Southern)... Had back-to-back double-doubles against High Point (14 pts., career-high 16 reb.) and at Charleston Southern (14 pts., 10 reb.), earning Freshman of the Week honors... His 16 rebounds against High Point tied for the 10th-best single game performance in school history... His 16 blocks in league play tied for fifth, while he tied for 13th with 19 steals in conference games... Ranked third in offensive rebounds per game (2.81) and seventh in defensive rebs (4.44) in Big South action... Led Coastal Carolina in rebounding 10 times, nine in league play, with the Chants going 9-1, and had 18 games with at least five rebounds... Posted seven double-figure scoring games his freshman year...

High School: Was a four-year standout, earning Daily News Player of the Year, First Team All-Area and team MVP awards his senior season... Named to the All-State team his final two seasons, averaging 20.6 points and 14.8 rebounds as a senior... Also selected to the All-Area team and team MVP his sophomore and junior years... Also played football four seasons during his career, recording 23 receptions for 543 yards and eight touchdowns his senior season to earn All-Area and team MVP honors... Was a member of the National Honor Society, Principal's List and Honor Roll... A 2005 graduate.

Personal: Full name: Joseph Jon-Anthony Harris... Son of John and Karen Harris... Graduated in the Spring of 2009 with a degree in biology... Is taking courses this year to prepare for nursing school in 2010.