Blake Harris is leaving Missouri after just 14 games with the program.
Four-star point guard, Blake Harris surprised many with his decision to commit to Missouri just a few months ago. However, after just a handful of games with the Tigers, Harris is headed elsewhere.
The No. 25 PG in the class by 247Sports’ Composite Rankings, chose the Tigers over Michigan State and N.C. State, among other programs.
Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin released the following statement regarding the news.
“Blake Harris has decided to transfer from the Mizzou Men’s Basketball program. We will support and assist him in any way possible.”
The news was first reported by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.
Missouri freshman guard Blake Harris told ESPN he has received his release and will transfer elsewhere. Heralded recruit out of Chapel Hill.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) January 5, 2018
Harris has struggled for playing time during the 2017-18 season, averaging just under 14 minutes played per game. The top guard recruit will have to sit out for the 2018-19 season due to NCAA restrictions.
Harris is sixth on the team in scoring, averaging just over three points per game. Despite his limited playing time, Harris does lead the team in assists per game, though at just 3.1 per game.