Offers, interest coming in for 2017 guard Blake Harris

Blake Harris, a 2017 point guard, has double digit scholarship offers. What's the latest on the 6-foot-3 guard?

2017 prospect Blake Harris is on the move.

Harris, 6-foot-3 guard has transferred from Martinsville (Va.) Carlisle School to Raleigh (N.C.) Word of God for his junior season.

“It seems like a great situation,” Harris said. “There are great guards there and coach [Brian] Clifton is a great coach so I’m excited.”

A quick, aggressive guard, Harris told Scout he feels he’s “underrated” and has something to prove this year. Harris described his game as a pass first lead guard.

“I try to get my team involved any way possible to win games,” Harris said. “I’m pass first. I’m a taller guard so I’m usually I’m taller than the other point guards. I can score pretty easy and I get steals and I’m athletic.”

Harris said the next step in his development is getting stronger.

On the recruiting front, Harris claimed scholarship offers from Cincinnati, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, UCF, Clemson, Iowa State and LSU.

Harris has also garnered interest from Columbia, Michigan, Vanderbilt, Indiana, VCU, North Carolina and Ohio State.

“It’s going pretty good,” Harris said. “I’m open to any college right now. I probably want to make a decision at the end of AAU season.”

Thus far, Harris has taken unofficial visits to Clemson, Duke, Florida State, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.

Has Harris developed stronger relationships with any particular schools?

“Some schools,” he said. “The coaches at Clemson, Cincinnati and Miami.”

“We talk often,” he added.

Harris is currently regarded as a three-star prospect in the 2017 recruiting class.


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