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Harrison-Docks to Transfer to DePaul

DePaul coach Dave Leitao got himself a shooter for next season in Western Kentucky transfer Chris Harrison-Docks.

Chris Harrison-Docks is a 6-0, 175 lb. guard who averaged 10 points per game in his junior season at Western Kentucky.

Harrison-Docks unofficially visited DePaul today and attended the game against Marquette at Allstate Arena.

“I was just blessed with this opportunity,” Harrison-Docks said.  “They have a great grad school.  I will be able to get a great graduate degree and have a chance to play in the Big East.  I felt like it was a great opportunity for me.”

own Coach Leitao since I was 19 years old,” said Harrison-Docks.

Chris is a noted three point specialist who will give the Blue Demons a player who shot 38 percent from beyond the arc this season.

Harrison-Docks was suspended and released by Western Kentucky coach Ray Harper in January.

He originally signed with the Butler Bulldogs coming out of high school. Following his transfer from Butler, Chris was named 2014 Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year

Harrison-Docks is an Okemos, Michigan native who was originally recruited to Western Michigan by DePaul Associate Head Coach Rick Carter.

As a matter of fact, this is the third time that he was recruited by Carter.  First when Carter was a Western Michigan, again when Carter and Leitao were together at Missouri and Harrison-Docks was leaving Butler, and now the third time at DePaul.

“I’ve known Coach Carter since I was 15 and I’ve known Coach Leitao since I was 19 years old,” said Harrison-Docks. 

Chris has one year of eligibility remaining and will be immediately eligible for the Blue Demons under the NCAA’s graduate transfer rule.

Harrison-Docks joins Brandon Cyrus, Devin Gage, and Al Eichelberger in DePaul’s 2016 recruiting class. 


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