Arkansas guard Jalen Harris announces he is leaving the program as graduate transfer
The college basketball season hasn’t been over for very long but the Razorbacks have already suffered an offseason casualty.
Rising senior guard Jalen Harris plans to leave the Arkansas program as a graduate transfer, he announced on Tuesday.
Harris averaged 4.2 points, 2.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds per game last season for the Razorbacks. He leaves the program with 265 career assists, which is tied for the 18th most in program history.
Here’s the statement Harris released announcing his decision:
“First I want to give God glory for allowing me to fulfill my dream. These past 3 years as an Arkansas Razorback have been the best years of my life. After much prayer and discussion with my family, I have decided to enter the transfer portal as a graduate transfer for my final year of eligibility. Thank you to my teammates who have supported me along the way. A special thank you to the coaches for believing in me and pushing me to get better each day. Lastly, thank you to all of the Razorback fans for your unwavering support. Playing in the Bud is something that I’ll cherish forever.”
A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Harris came to Arkansas after starting his college career at New Mexico.