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Brenae Harris

Position: Guard
Height: 5-10
Class: Senior
Hometown: Marion, OH
High School: Marion Harding

Outlook & Highlights
2014-15 honorable mention All-MAC selection … 2014-15 Academic All-MAC … Contributing 13.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 6.5 apg and 2.5 spg in 37.5 mpg in two career Postseason WNIT games … Member of UT’s Dean’s List last two semesters … Transfer from University of Michigan … Sat out 2013-14 season per NCAA rules … Can drive, shoot the three and guard multiple positions with length … Scored in double figures on 17 occasions (15 times in 2014-15, twice in 2012-13 with Wolverines), including one double-double (once in 2014-15) … Tallied at least 20 points on four occasions (four times in 2014-15) … Dished out at least five assists on seven occasions (seven times in 2014-15) … Started 39 of 86 collegiate games (33 times in 2014-15, six in 2012-13 with Wolverines) … Sits ninth (1,116, 2014-15) in school history in minutes played in single-season record book.

As a Redshirt Junior (2014-15)
Honorable mention All-MAC … Academic All-MAC … Started all 33 games (one of two players to start every contest) … Averaged 9.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 0.9 steals in 33.8 minutes per game …In MAC contests, tallied 10.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 2.6 apg and 0.8 spg in 34.7 mpg … Ranked fifth in MAC in minutes played, tied for 13th in assists, 14th in free throw percentage (.728, 67-of-92) and 25th in scoring … Led Rockets in steals 10 times, assists on five occasions, scoring and blocked shots four times and rebounding once … Tallied 16 points, career-high 11 rebounds and collegiate-best 11 assists to become first player in school history to register triple-double vs. Wright St. in first round of Postseason WNIT (March 20) … Totaled first collegiate double-double with 12 points and career-high 10 boards in 36 minutes vs. Eastern Michigan (Jan. 24) … Named MAC West Division Player of the Week (Dec. 8-14) and selected to Glass City Classic All-Tournament Team, averaging team-high 18.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 2.5 apg, squad-best 2.0 spg and 1.0 bpg in 31.0 mpg (Dec. 13-14) … Registered collegiate-best 25 points, five caroms and two thefts vs. Detroit in second round of GCC (Dec. 14) … Poured in game-high 24 points and five caroms in collegiate-best 39 minutes vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 25) … Totaled team-high 20 points and four caroms in 36 minutes at Ohio (Jan. 10) … Tallied 11 points, career-tying best three thefts and two dimes in squad-tying high 37 minutes vs. Michigan in second round of Postseason WNIT (March 23) … Contributed 13 points (11 in second half), four boards, two dimes and one steal in 35 minutes at Northern Illinois (March 4) … Had 12 points, eight rebounds and three helpers in 38 minutes at Eastern Michigan (Feb. 21) … Tallied 14 points, seven boards, four dimes and one steal in 36 minutes at Central Michigan (Feb. 11) … Finished with game-high 17 points (11 in second half), five caroms, three assists and two steals in 33 minutes at arch-rival Bowling Green (Jan. 31) … Totaled 21 points, collegiate-best seven dimes and three boards in 34 minutes vs. Akron (Jan. 14) … Had 11 points, three rebounds and one theft in 35 minutes vs. Miami in MAC opener (Jan. 3) … Contributed 11 points, five dimes, three boards, two rejections and two steals vs. Idaho in opening game of GCC (Dec. 13) … Tallied 10 points, three rebounds, two helpers and career-tying best three thefts in 35 minutes vs. St. Bonaventure (Nov. 20) … Had eight points, one board and one assist in 30 minutes at Cleveland St. in Rocket debut (Nov. 14).

As a Junior (2013-14)
Sat out season per NCAA transfer rules.

As a Sophomore (2012-13 @ Michigan)
Appeared in 31 games, making six starts … Appeared in starting lineup first six contests (Nov. 9-24) … 5-1 ledger as starter … Averaged 2.8 points, 1.0 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 0.5 steals in 12.0 minutes per game … In Big Ten contests, tallied 1.3 ppg, 0.5 rpg and 0.2 spg in 7.4 spg … Shot 41.0 percent (32-of-78) from floor, including 33.3 percent (7-of-21) from three-point land, and 73.3 (17-of-22) from free throw line … Totaled career-high 11 points in collegiate-best 33 minutes vs. Detroit in first collegiate start (Nov. 9) … Finished with nine points, career-best seven boards, collegiate-high three thefts, one helper and one rejection in 32 minutes at Xavier (Nov. 12) … Posted career-tying best 11 points and one steal in only 14 minutes vs. MAC member Western Michigan (Dec. 15) … Registered five points, one board and one blocked shot vs. Indiana in conference opener (Jan. 3).

As a Freshman (2011-12 @ Michigan)
Appeared in 22 games off bench … Averaged 2.0 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.5 steals in 8.7 minutes per game … In Big Ten contests, tallied 1.5 ppg, 0.6 rpg, 0.7 apg and 0.4 spg in 8.9 mpg … Shot 42.6 percent (20-of-47) from floor, including 10.0 percent (1-of-10) from three-point land, and 50.0 (3-of-6) from free throw line … Scored season-high eight points against Indiana State (Dec. 17) … Grabbed season-best four caroms in season-high 21 minutes vs. Illinois State (Dec. 22) … Totaled three points, season-high three dimes, two boards, one steal and one rejection in 17 minutes at Iowa (Feb. 26) … Scored first collegiate points against Prairie View A&M in Paradise Jam Tournament (Nov. 24) … Made collegiate debut against Florida Atlantic (Nov. 14).

High School (Marion Harding)
As a Senior — Averaged 19.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.8 steals per game … Shot 46.2 percent (141-of-305) from floor, including 22.7 percent (10-of-44) from three-point range … Voted District 6 All-Star Game MVP … Northwest District Player of the Year … Greater Buckeye Conference Player of the Year … First-team all-league … As a Junior — Averaged 17.4 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game … Led team to 23-2 overall record, including perfect 10-0 league ledger … Northwest District Player of the Year … Greater Buckeye Conference Player of the Year … First-team all-conference … Career — Starred for head coach Greg Noftz at Marion Harding High School … Lettered four years in basketball and track & field … Four-time All-Greater Buckeye Conference and three-time league MVP … Three-time All-Northwest District and two-time player of the year … Played for AAU teams Ohio Elite (2006-08) and S.M.A.C (2008-11) … Placed fourth in long jump as a junior and sixth as a senior at the state championships … Member of Merit Roll. 

Personal
Born Brenae Nicole Harris on November 9, 1992 … Parents are William Jr. and Gwendolyn Harris … Both parents were student-athletes at Alabama State University … Father played basketball and mother competed in track & field … Majoring in communication.

Harris’ Career Highs
Points: 25 vs. Detroit (12/14/14)
Rebounds: 11 vs. Wright State (3/20/15)
Assists: 11 vs. Wright State (3/20/15)
Blocks: 2 vs. Idaho (12/13/14)
Steals: 3 (3 times, last vs. Michigan (3/23/15)
Field Goals: 10 vs. Western Michigan (2/25/15)
Free Throws: 7 at Ohio (1/10/15)
3-Point FGs: 5 vs. Detroit (12/14/14)
Minutes: 39 vs. Western Michigan (2/25/15)