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Jon Harris #34

Position: Forward
Height: 6'7“
Weight: 225 lbs.
Birthdate: August 5, 1980
Hometown: Edwardsville, IL
High School: Edwardsville HS

Career Notes

- Through the 2000-01 season, he has played in a total of 86 games, 10 as a starter … Has registered five career contests of double-figure scoring and four performances of double-figure rebounding.

2000-01 Notes

- Earned his third letter after seeing action in all 29 games, three as a starter … Averaged 20.8 minutes per outing … Finished No. 3 on squad in rebounding (4.1 rpg) … Tied for the No. 2 spot on the team in offensive rebounds with 50 … Team's second-high rebounder with five against Memphis (3/8) … Season-long 33 minutes vs. Louisville (2/24) and totaled a season- best 12 points while finishing with seven boards, five on the offensive end … Led or shared for the team's lead in rebounding on four occasions including an eight-board performance vs. Southern Miss (1/30) … Tied for team�s lead in boards with five St. Louis (1/24) … Vs. South Florida (1/17) he had eight points, six rebounds and season-high three assists … Eight points, five boards, all on offensive end, and two steals in 24 minutes vs. Cincinnati (Jan. 10) … Team-high six rebounds vs. Dayton (12/30) … Finished the year with seven games of six or more rebounds … Shot 58.1 percent (50-of-86) from the floor … Tied with Scott Merritt for team�s lead in rebounding vs. UMASS with a season-high nine … Six offensive rebs vs. Minnesota, finishing with eight … Hit four-of-five from the floor and totaled 10 points (7 rebs.) vs. Centenary (12/1).

1999-2000 Notes

- Played in 29 games, one as a starter … His starting role came against Xavier in the NIT where he played a career-long 36 minutes (6 pts., team-high 6 rebs.) … Ended the year No. 2 on the team and 13th among C-USA players in rebounding (6.5 rpg) … Finished tied for 12th in C-USA in rebounds for league games (6.4 rpg) … Paced the club with 110 defensive rebounds … Either led or shared for team's rebounding lead in 12 contests … His four games of double-figure rebounding were tops on the club … No. 2 among Marquette players and seventh in C-USA in offensive rebounds (2.69 orpg) … Totaled 17 contests of six or more rebounds … Totaled nine rebounds (tying second-highest league effort this year), second on the high on the squad, against UAB (Mar.1) … Game-high nine rebounds vs. South Florida (Feb. 24) and also chipped in six points … 32 minutes against UNC Charlotte (Jan. 29) and finished with a game-best eight boards, six on the offensive end that tied his career best … Finished the UNC Charlotte contest (Jan. 19) with a game-high nine rebounds … Notched his second double-figure scoring effort of the year, going for 10 points (his best effort since a 15-point outing against Hampton) against No. 25-ranked Louisville (Jan. 15) … Grabbed eight boards against the Cardinals (6 on offensive end, tying his career high) … Four-of-four from the field and tallied eight points against the Blue Demons … Grabbed a team-best 10 rebounds in Saint Louis victory (Jan. 5) including six on the offensive end which established a career high … Eight rebounds in Xavier win (Jan. 2) … Grabbed career-high 11 rebounds against Coppin State (Dec. 29) … Recorded career-high 15 points on 6-9 shooting against Hampton (Dec. 20) with his field goals and field goal attempts representing career bests … Had 10 boards in win over Western Michigan (Dec. 3) … Pulled down eight rebounds, including five offensive, at Minnesota (Nov. 23) … Grabbed 10 rebounds in season opener against Chicago State (Nov. 20).

1998-99 Notes

- Played in 28 games and started six times … Played 15 or more minutes in nine games … Was 6-6 from the free throw line en route to a career-high 10 points at UAB (Jan. 6) … Grabbed nine rebounds and blocked two shots in 30 minutes versus Wisconsin (Dec. 23).

High School Notes

- Was a finalist for the 1998 USA Basketball Men's Junior World Championship Qualifying Team … Three-year starter at Edwardsville High School … Finished his prep career as the Tigers' all-time leading rebounder and ranks eighth on the school's career scoring list … Earned honorable mention on the USA Today All-USA Team … Named the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Player of the Year in 1998 … Named to the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times all-state teams … Illinois Class AA all-state second team … A McDonald's All-American nominee … Earned All-Southwestern Conference honors following his junior and senior seasons … Was the league's MVP in 1998 … Averaged 21.8 points and 14.0 rebounds and shot 68% from the field as a senior … Edwardsville was 26-2 in 1997-98 … Averaged 15.1 points and 11.2 rebounds and shot 62% from the field during his junior campaign … The Tigers posted a 23-5 record that season … Coached by Mike Waldo … Led the St. Louis Eagles team to the AAU national tournament in 1996 and 1997 … Was a DARE role model and served on the Edwardsville Student-Teacher Advisory/Discipline Committee.

Personal Notes

- Youngest of Robert and Mary Ann Harris' two sons … Older brother, Robert, Jr., played basketball at Southeast Oklahoma … Majors in psychology.

Post-MU Career

Jon Harris is in his fourth season with the UW@Green Bay Phoenix as an assistant coach. He rejoins Green Bay head coach Tod Kowalczyk after playing under Kowalczyk and Tom Crean at Marquette.

His primary duties with the team include working with the post players and scouting.

Harris came to UW-Green Bay following one season on the Marquette coaching staff during the Golden Eagles' Final Four run in 2002-03.

A four-year contributor for the Golden Eagles, Harris saw action in every game of his final three seasons primarily as a top interior reserve.

He ranked second on the team in rebounding as a sophomore and earned 22 starts in his collegiate career. Harris pulled down 494 rebounds and shot 53 percent from the floor for his career, which culminated with a 26-7 mark for Marquette during the 2001-02 season.

An Edwardsville, Ill. native, Harris was the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Player of the Year in 1998 and earned prep All-America honorable mention from USA Today.

Harris graduated from Marquette in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. He is married to the former Heidi Bowman, a 1,000-point career scorer and all-conference player for Marquette women's basketball team from 1998-2001.


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