Profile: Wings Academy Guard Jamie Harris

Scout.com's Brian Towey spoke to Jamie Harris, who has been impressive at IS8 this Fall ...

Jamie Harris, a 5-foot-9, 160 pound lead guard and senior from Wings Academy in The Bronx, New York, has narrowed his list to two schools.

Harris is considering Seton Hall and Drexel. He returned from an official visit to the Big East program on Friday.

"I've taken official visits to both schools," said Harris. "The Seton Hall visit was fine. Everything went well."

Jamie doesn't have a firm timetable for a decision, but he's hoping to have things wrapped up in a couple of weeks, before the PSAL schedule kicks off. He doesn't have a lean at the moment.

"Before the season starts I'll make a decision," said Harris. "I'm mostly in the middle right now. I have to sit down with my Mom and figure it out."

Harris is something of a overlooked gem out of the Bronx PSAL. He's a high IQ type, a lefty with a strong feel for the game and a solid stroke. He's a guy you have to watch a couple of times to really appreciate what he does.

Jamie averaged 7.4 points and 6.1 assists as a junior at Wings, which rolled up a 31-1 record while advancing to the PSAL semifinals under Coach Tony Bergeron. Bergeron is now the head coach at American Christian School in Aston, Pennsylvania. Former Holy Cross High School assistant Billy Turnage inherits the mantle as Wings Academy's first-year head coach.

Harris spent his freshman year at Rice High School. He did his sophomore campaign at Our Savior Lutheran in the Bronx before transferring into Wings as a junior.

At the moment, Harris is classified as a member of the class of 2007, but a prep year is not out of the question.

"It depends on my SAT score," said Harris. "I'll take the SAT in November. (Whether I take a prep year) will depend on that."

Harris played with Bingo's All-Stars on the AAU circuit, coached by J.R. Rodriguez. Currently, Bingo's, or J.R.'s All-Stars, their entry in IS8, looks to be the odds on favorite to take the fall league title.


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