Bob Holt is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and a voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 basketball poll. Holt has been awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year three times.
Jalen Harris transferring to Georgetown
Jalen Harris drives to the basket on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, during the second half of a game between the Razorbacks and the Missouri Tigers in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Harris has decided to transfer from the Razorbacks basketball team.
FAYETTEVILLE — Jalen Harris, who played the last two seasons at Arkansas, is transferring to Georgetown, according to a picture he posted on his Twitter account.
Harris, a 6-2 guard, is dribbling a basketball and wearing a Georgetown uniform with his signature and “Georgetown Hoyas” in the background with the tweet, “New beginnings! @GeorgetownHoops.”
Harris, from Wilson, N.C., will be immediately eligible at Georgetown as a senior graduate transfer.
This season, Harris played in all 32 games for the Razorbacks, including five starts, and averaged 4.2 points, 2.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 24.3 minutes. As a sophomore last season, he started all 34 games and averaged 7.6 points, 5.6 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 30.8 minutes.
Harris redshirted at Arkansas during the 2017-18 season after transferring from New Mexico. He announced on March 24 he was entering the NCAA transfer portal.
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