2 Aaron Harrison

Aaron Harrison
Name
Aaron Harrison
Position
Guard
Class
SO
Hometown (Last School)
Richmond, Texas (Travis)
Ht
6'6
Wt
212
Seasons
2014-15, 2013-14
Birthday
October 28, 1994

 

* 2014 Midwest Region NCAA All-Tournament team

* 2014 SEC All-Tournament team

* Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Earned All-Tournament honors at the NCAA Midwest Regional and the SEC Tournament … Twice was named the league’s freshman of the week … Averaged 13.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game … Started all 40 games for … Sunk 62 3-pointers … Ranked among UK’s all-time best freshman seasons in points, 3-pointers and assists … Delivered another game-winning shot for UK, nailing a 3 with six seconds to play to help UK defeat Wisconsin 74-73 in the Final Four … Knocked down a 3 with four seconds to play to give UK a 75-72 edge over in the Elite Eight, his fourth 3 of the second half … Notched 15 points with three steals in UK’s win over Louisville, including knocking down a 3 with 39 seconds remaining to give the Wildcats a two-point lead … Tallied 19 points in 39 minutes as UK knocked off Wichita St. … Scored 18 points in UK’s win over K-State … Named SEC All-Tournament Team … Tallied a team-high 16 points vs. Florida in the SEC Championships … Led Kentucky in scoring vs. , knocking down four 3s to score 22 points … Scored a team-high 21 points at South Carolina … Led UK in scoring with 21 points, four rebounds and two steals vs. … Scored 16 points and dished out two assists at … Tallied nine points, six rebounds and six assists at Mississippi State … Scored 16 points and grabbed six boards in UK’s win over Ole Miss … Led UK with 21 points in a winning effort vs. … Drained three 3s in the final minute to score 14 points vs. LSU … Scored 15 points and dished out three assists vs. Georgia … Notched 14 points and four rebounds as UK defeated Tennessee … Tallied 16 points in Kentucky’s 87-85 loss at Arkansas … Scored 14 points and pulled down four rebounds as UK defeated Vanderbilt … Recorded 10 points and four rebounds in a win over Louisville … Notched more than 20 points for a second consecutive game with 23 points, six boards and a career-high seven assists in UK’s win over Belmont … Tallied 20 points in just 24 minutes of action on the road at North Carolina … Scored 13 points and swiped three steals in UK’s win over Boise State … Drained three 3s, scoring 15 points, while dishing out a season-best six assists vs. Baylor … Tabbed SEC Freshman of the Week after averaging 18.5 points, five rebounds and three assists in wins over Eastern Michigan and Providence … Scored 22 points and pulled down seven rebounds in Kentucky’s win over Eastern Michigan … Tallied 11 points in UK’s win over … Notched a career-high 28 points, including shooting a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line, in Kentucky’s win over Robert Morris … Scored 16 points in Kentucky’s win over Northern Kentucky … Posted 10 points and four steals in UK’s win over UNC Asheville … One of four UK freshmen named to the Wayman Tisdale Preseason watch list for the National Freshman of the Year award … Averaged 9.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists in two exhibition contests … Had seven assists and no turnovers in the win over .

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 23.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists in helping lead Travis to a state title in his senior season … He averaged 18.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.6 steals, leading his team to a 36-4 record and 5A State Championship game in 2011-12 … His twin brother, Andrew, is also a member of the Wildcats’ roster … The oldest of the Harrison twins by a minute, Aaron is ranked the No. 1 shooting guard in the country by all three recruiting services, while Rivals and Scout both rank him the fourth overall prospect in the country … ESPNU Recruiting ranks him fifth … Participated in both the Jordan Brand Classic Game as well as the McDonald’s High School All-America game.

PERSONAL: Son of Aaron and Marian Harrison … Chose Kentucky over , SMU, Baylor, Kansas and Arizona … Born Oct. 28, 1994 in San Antonio, Texas.