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    Walt Harris
    Walt Harris

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Killeen, Texas

    Last College:
    McLennan CC

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 185

    Position:
    Guard

    Experience:
    1L

    Is team's No. 2 returning scorer after averaging 3.9 points per game in his first season ... could play both shooting guard and small forward due to graduation losses ... after fully recovering from injury suffered prior to last season, should be the impact player coaches were expecting a year ago.

    2008-09 (Junior): Missed the first two games of the season recovering from an injury sustained during pre-season workouts ... played in all 30 contests following his return ... played crucial role late in both of SFA's wins at the Drake Hy-Vee Classic ... went 3-for-3 from the field and 3-for-3 at the foul stripe to post what was then a career-high nine points in the triple-overtime win against North Dakota State ... hit the game-winning jumper in that contest on an isolation play with four seconds left ... iced SFA's victory against Drake the following night with a layup and free throw in the final 20 seconds ... finished with 11 points on five field goals -- both career highs -- in that contest ... tied career-high with 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting, including a 2-for-2 performance from 3-point range against Austin Peay ... scored eight points against Nicholls State ... shot 2-for-4 from the field and finished with four points in eight minutes against Northwestern State ... went 2-for-3, including a 3-pointer, for five points against Central Arkansas ... also posted what was then a career-best two steals in that game ... scored seven points and tied career-high with two assists at UTSA ... tied career-high with 11 points against Southeastern Louisiana ... went a career-best 6-for-6 at the free throw line in that game ... also set new career marks with four assists and three steals ... tied career-best with three rebounds against UTSA in SLC Tourney title game ... scored five points with three rebounds against Syracuse in NCAA Tournament appearance.

    McLennan Community College: Started and lettered two years under coach Kevin Gill ... was named the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore ... took NTJCAC Freshman of the Year honors the previous season ... was selected first-team all-conference both seasons ... was named to the First-Team All-Region V squad as a sophomore ... rated among the top 50 JUCO prospects in the country by junior college basketball expert Jerry Mullen ... helped lead team to the NTJCAC co-championship with a 23-7 record as a freshman ... averaged 13.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.4 steals as a sophomore ... as a freshman, averaged 12.3 points per game.

    High School: Started and lettered for three years on the hardwood at Harker Heights High ... a versatile player, played point guard, shooting guard and small forward in career ... earned First-Team All-District 13-5A honors as both a junior and senior ... was named second-team all-district as a sophomore ... was named his team's Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and took MVP honors in his senior year ... was a McDonald's All-American Team Nominee ... averaged 14.2 points, 9.3 assists, 3.4 steals and three rebounds in his high school career ... lists best individual effort as a 28-point, six-assist, three-steal performance ... set the school's single-season and career records for assists ... played club basketball for the Killeen Future Stars team ... was a three-year member of the Harker Heights honor roll.

    Personal: Son of Walter J. Harris Jr. and Rosa Harris ... born April 26, 1988 in Ft. Hood, Texas ... marketing major ... uncle, Al Harris, played cornerback for two years at Troy University.

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