Jamie Harris An Exciting Player To Watch

Scout.com's Mike Sullivan has plenty of praise for Jamie Harris of Wings Academy ...

He is energetic and loves to play the game of basketball. Whether he is scoring on drives to the basket at IS8 in Jamaica, N.Y. or trying to help his team win a game at the Big Apple Challenge, Wings Academy guard Jamie Harris is worth watching.

Harris poured in 28 points last weekend in Wings' loss to Holy Cross High School. It was because of Harris' big effort in the second half that the game became exciting and close. Holy Cross eventually prevailed, 71-59.

But Harris will make Drexel basketball fans happy. Harris has already given a commitment to Drexel and should be an impact player.

When Harris picked up his fourth foul in the third quarter, it was a tough decision for Wings head coach Billy Turnage. The coach made the right decision to pull Harris and save him for a fourth quarter run.

But the energy and confidence that Harris showed on the way to the bench indicated Jamie is a gamer. He pleaded to stay in and tried to convince his coach he could stay away from his fifth. This is a sign of a very good player.

Harris, a 6-0 guard who can sprint past defenders, can also hit the perimeter shot too. It's tough to defend him and he should be able to score plenty of points for Drexel.

Don't be deceived by his 165 pounds. Harris is a tough player and not afraid to take his frame into the paint against the bigger bodies. In fact, Harris can score consistently around the basket with his skills.

He's worth watching.


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