2010 NJ Guard Prospect Has D-1 Interest

Reporter Mike Sullivan features a combo guard from the state of New Jersey who is likely to garner looks from several division one college basketball programs this spring and summer ...

Hakeem Harris, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound combo guard from Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey, is a 2010 prospect who has a big spring and summer ahead as college basketball programs figure out the level he could be an effective player.

Harris had a solid junior year for head coach Joe Mantegna, who always does a great job of helping his players improve and land scholarship offers.

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST: Ivy League schools, Providence, Stanford, Pittsburgh, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech.

STRENGTHS IN HAKEEM HARRIS'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: Ball handling, competitive spirit, leadership, defense, and basketball IQ.

Perimeter shot, shot selection.


He has terrific speed. Once the speed is utilized within the framework of a game, he'll become an even more effective guard.

*Hakeem was recently named first team all state and first team all conference.

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