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Martez

Harrison

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Guard
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
High School: University Academy
Other College: Brewster Academy

Bio

2016-17: Started the first six games of the season … Averaged 16.5 points, 4.0 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game … Shot 53 percent (35-for-66) from the field, 44 percent (7-for-16) from 3-point range and 85 percent (22-for-26) at the foul line … Scored a season-high 23 points – including a buzzer beater on a running floater with 2.2 seconds remaining – and four assists at Bowling Green (11/19) … Finished with 22 points, three assists and three rebounds vs. Drake (11/15) … Scored 17 points with a career-high five steals at #22 Creighton (11/11) … Notched 16 points, four assists and four rebounds and was 8-for-9 from the foul line vs. Murray State (11/20).

2015-16: Played in 30 games (28 starts) … Named second-team All-WAC after leading the team with 15.4 points, 4.2 assists, 1.3 steals and 33.3 minutes played per game … Also averaged 3.7 rebounds per contest … Shot 39 percent (134-for-346) from the field, 31 percent (39-for-126) from 3-point range and 77 percent (154-for-201) from the free throw line … Finished with a team-high 461 points, 126 assists and 38 steals … Scored in double figures 23 times and went over 20 points on 11 occasions … Dished out at least five assists in 13 contests … Made at least 10 free throws in four games … Registered season-highs with 25 points and 11 made free throws vs. South Dakota State (11/28) … Scored 18 points and tied career-highs with 11 assists and 44 minutes played at Omaha (11/17) … Sank a season-best three triples in six contests … Scored 24 points vs. UT Martin (12/1) … Finished with 21 points and eight made free throws in the victory over Mississippi State (12/12) … Scored 23 points at New Mexico State (1/14) … Finished with 22 points and a season-high nine made field goals vs. Utah Valley (3/10) in the first round victory of the WAC Tournament … Notched 21 points and sank a season-best 13 foul shots vs. Seattle U (1/7) … Scored 21 points and drained 12 free throws at CSU Bakersfield (2/4) ... Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds at Utah Valley (2/20) … Recorded a season-high three steals three times ... Played at least 35 minutes in 15 games.

2014-15: Named an All-American honorable mention selection by the Associated Press ... Harrison was just the third UMKC player to ever earn a spot on the NABC All-District second-team ... He was the 2015 WAC Player of the Year and a first-team All-WAC selection … Harrison led the league in scoring (17.5 ppg), total steals (60) and total assists (129) ... At one point, scored double figures in 43 consecutive games (second in school history) … He also ranked among the league's top 10 in free-throw shooting (.748) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.50) ... He shot a WAC-high 238 free throws, and ranked No. 8 in the nation ... His 178 makes was also first in the WAC and 15th in the nation … Became the 10th player in UMKC history to pass 1,000 career points against Bakersfield (2/21), doing it the fourth-fastest ever (58 games) ... Scored 26 points and hit a career-best 15 free throws in an upset of Missouri on the road (most free throws made for a 'Roos since Dumas in 1994) ... Was named WAC Player of the Week to for that game, as well as College Sports Madness National Mid-Major Player of the Week ... Tallied a career-best 11 assists against Missouri S&T (11/19), the most for a ‘Roo since 1999 ... Scored his second 30-plus point game in a double OT win at Indiana State (12/28) with 34 (29 after halftime) … Was named College Sports Madness WAC Player of the Week three times … Scored in double figures 32 times, went for 20-plus on 11 occasions, had one double-double, dished out 5-plus assists 13 times and racked up 3-plus steals 10 times, all team-highs.

2013-14: WAC Freshman of the Year and a member of the WAC All-Newcomer Team ... First UMKC men's basketball player to ever earn conference Freshman of the Year honors ... Ranked in the league's top 10 in scoring, assists and steals per game ... Finished eighth in the nation among freshmen in the NCAA in scoring ... Broke the UMKC freshman records in scoring (17.2 ppg), assists (114), steals (50), free throws made (164) and free throws attempted (257) ... Ranks in the freshman top 10 in field goals made, field goals attempted, field goal percentage, threes made, threes attempted, three point percentage and games started ... Became the first freshman to start on opening day for UMKC since 2008 when Trey McKinney-Jones and Dustin Dibble opened the season on the court against North Dakota (11/14/08) ... Harrison led UMKC with 20 points in his debut (11/8/13) and came just one free throw attempt away from tying the school record of 22, set by Tony Dumas in in 1994 ... That total was the highest in the WAC all season ... Became the first ‘Roo to score 31 points (vs. Grand Canyon on 2/27) since Jay Cousinard did it on Feb. 17, 2011 ... It was the most for a freshman at UMKC since Tony Dumas scored 40 on March 3, 1991 ... Was only the third UMKC freshman to score 30-plus in a game (Dumas and Ronnie Schmitz) ... Was named second-team All-WAC by College Sports Madness ... He scored in double figures 28 times, went for 20-plus on eight occasions, had one double-double, dished out 5+ assists nine times, and racked up 3-plus steals nine times, all team highs ... His free throws made (164) and attempted (257) are both second all-time in a single season at UMKC ... Ended the season on an 18-game double-figure scoring streak ... Was named the UMKC Athletic Department Rookie of the Year.

Prep School: Led Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, to a 32-6 overall record (team went 27-3 in his starts) … He averaged 10 points and 5.5 assists per game while hitting 59 percent from the floor and 71 percent from the free throw line ... Coached by Jason Smith.

High School: During his career at University Academy in Kansas City, he was a two-time first-team all-state selection and left as the all-time leading scorer in both a season and career … He also has the school record with 58 points scored in a game … As a senior, averaged 34 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals per game while being selected first team all-district and helping the squad to an 18-10 mark … Was the team captain for two seasons, and earned a spot in the Missouri vs. Kansas All-Star Game as a senior … During his junior season, Harrison put up 27.5 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals per outing, garnering first-team all-district accolades … He was also a first-team all-district pick and the District MVP as a sophomore, averaging 18.3 points four boards, four assists and two steals per outing … He played his AAU basketball for the KC 76ers for four seasons, winning the Fab 48 in 2011 … Academically, he was on the Honor Roll at University Academy in 2010-11.

Personal: Born Oct. 1, 1993 ... Son of Kim Harrison-Tolefree and Ali Tolefree ... Mentor is his father, Ali Tolefree ... Has two siblings, Amir Harrison-Tolefree and Mike Scott ... Majoring in Communication Studies ... Favorite part of Kansas City is the Country Club Plaza, located only a mile from UMKC's campus ... Enjoys playing video games and watching movies ... Favorite professional athletes are Damian Lillard, Chris Paul and Cam Newton ... Favorite professional teams are the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Cowboys ... Favorite music artist is G Herbo ... Also recruited by South Carolina, Creighton, Missouri State, Fresno State, Florida Gulf Coast, Long Beach State, New Hampshire, LIU Brooklyn, Towson and St. Bonaventure.

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