Whitney Young HS
As a Junior (2005-06)
Played in 27 games season making 20 starts…missed the first seven games of the season with hairline fracture in his right foot…averaged 9.5 points and a team-high 3.1 assists per game…shot a team-best 45-54 (.833) from the line…led Miami in assists in 11 games. In the Regular Season: Had 11 points, three rebounds and four assists against Maryland (3-1-06)…registered 10 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals against Virginia Tech (2-22-06)…recorded nine points, four rebonds and a team-high five assists against Duke (2-19-06)…had nine points and a team-high five assists against Boston College (2-16-06)…recorded 12 points and a team-high five assists against North Carolina (2-12-06)…scored 15 points, 13 in the second half and overtime, and handed out a team-high four assists against NC State (2-8-06)…recorded 11 points, two rebounds, three assists and a career-high four steals against Georgia Tech (2-4-06)…had 13 points and a career-high seven rebounds against Florida State (1-29-06)…scored a team-high 13 points against Virginia (1-24-06)…had 17 points, five rebounds, a season-high six assists and no turnovers against North Carolina (1-14-06)…recorded a season-high 22 points in 24 minutes against Maryland (1-7-06)…scored 11 points in 23 minutes against Sacred Heart (1-2-06)…recorded 10 points, four rebounds and two assists against Louisville (12-31-05)…scored a season-high 16 points in 31 minutes of action against Florida (12-22-05)…made first start of the season against NC State (12-18-05) recording six points, two rebounds and three assists in 26 minutes…made first appearance of the season playing 11 minutes off the bench against Birmingham-Southern (12-3-05)…recorded four points, five assists and one block with no turnovers. In the ACC Tournament: Came off the bench in both games averaging 6.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game while shooting 6-12 (.500) from the field…had six points and two rebounds against Clemson (3-9-06)…recorded six points, six rebounds and three assists against Duke (3-10-06). In the NIT: Came off the bench in all three games averaging 5.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 24.3 minutes per game…had six points, two rebounds and three assists against Michigan (3-22-06)…recorded six points, two rebounds and two assists against Creighton (3-20-06)…played 18 minutes off the bench against Oklahoma State (3-15-06) recording three points, one rebound and one assist.
As a Sophomore (2004-05)
Played in all 29 games making 28 starts at point guard…averaged 12.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game…led the team and ranked fifth in the ACC in assists…was also among the ACC leaders in scoring (25th) and assist to turnover ratio (8th)…ranked third on the team in scoring. In the Regular Season: came off the bench against Duke (3-3-05) recording 12 points, three rebounds and five assists…recorded eight points, four rebounds and three assists against Georgia Tech (2-26-05)…had 13 points and four assists against Florida State (2-22-05)…recorded 10 points, five assists and two steals against Virginia Tech (2-19-05)…had 14 points, three rebounds and five assists in 23 minutes against Wake Forest (2-15-05)…scored 15 points, all in the second half, versus Clemson (2-12-05) to go with three rebounds, five assists and no turnovers…had eight points, three rebounds and six assists against Virginia Tech (2-2-05)…recorded a career-high 28 points to go with nine assists and only one turnover against Wake Forest (1-29-05)…scored 15 points, all in the second-half, to go with six assists and three rebounds against Clemson (1-26-05)…had 15 points and three assists against Duke (1-19-05)…recorded 21 points and a career-high six rebounds versus Virginia (1-12-05)…recorded 10 points, four rebounds, five assists and only one turnover against Georgia Tech (1-6-05)…had 14 points, all in the second-half, against Tennessee Tech (12-23-04)…had 16 points and seven assists against UMass (12-12-04)…recorded 25 points against FIU (12-7-04)…scored a 23 points, 18 in the second-half, in Miami’s win at No. 19 Florida (12-4-04)…had a career-high 10 assists against FAU (11-29-04)…scored 13 points, all in the first half, against Xavier (11-27-04) to go with five assists and two rebounds…had 11 points, one rebound and four assists in 30 minutes versus South Carolina State (11-23-04)…made first career start in Miami’s season opener against Wofford (11-20-04) recording 12 points three rebounds, two assists and one block. In the ACC Tournament: recorded eight points, four rebounds and three assists against Virginia (3-10-05) in the opening round of the ACC Tournament. In the NIT: Had 14 points in the first round of the NIT against South Carolina (3-15-05).
As A Freshman (2003-04)
Played in 18 games averaging 1.4 points, 0.3 rebounds and 0.2 assists per game. In the Regular Season: Scored a career-high nine points in 10 minutes against West Virginia (3-6-04)….was 3-6 from the field including 3-4 from three-point range…also handed out one assist…posted two points and a career-high three rebounds in 10 minutes versus Savannah State (1-3-04)…played a nine minutes against North Carolina A&T (12-22-03) recording three points and one rebound…recorded one assist in four minutes versus Stetson (12-2-03)…scored three points in five minutes against Bradley (11-26-03)…had two points in five minutes versus Rhode Island (11-25-03)…scored three points in three minutes against Louisiana-Monroe (11-23-03)…came off the bench to score two points in three minutes of action versus Lubbock Christian (11-21-03).
Whitney Young… averaged 24.5 points, six rebounds and eight assists per game as a senior earning second-team All-State honors… first-team All-Conference, All-City, All-Section and All-Area as a senior… .led team to a 25-4 record and a trip to Final Four of the State Tournament… averaged 27 points, 5.5 rebounds, seven assists and four steals per game as a junior…scored a career-high 50 points against Crane High School his senior year… once scored 31 points in a quarter versus Taft High School… coached by Ronald Branch.
Full name is Anthony Cortez Harris… currently enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences… son of Billy Harris and Tina Murray… has seven siblings: Deanise Williams (26), Letitia Murray (25), Devon Harris (23), Amanda Harris (23), Julian Murray (22), Alexis Harris (21), and Kendo Harris (20).
In The Paint
Favorite Athlete: Allen Iverson
Favorite Movie: Scarface
Favorite TV Show: The Simpsons
Favorite Actors: Denzel Washington and HalleBerry
Favorite Book: Helter Skelter
Favorite Magazine: Slam
Favorite Music: Rap
Favorite Musical Artist: Tupac Shakur
Advice to Youngsters: Stay mentally focused. Don’t let anyone stop you from accomplishing your goals. The only person that can stop you is yourself.
Most prized possession: My family
The person who has been the biggest influence in my life: My father