Looks like Penny is working to build a great team for next season!
Tyler Harris made the amazing look routine throughout his high school career at Cordova.
He hit 11 3-pointers in a 48-point game against Arlington in his junior year, set the Lighthouse Classic record with 14 assists in a game, and this year torched Craigmont for 54 despite the fact that it was Cordova’s second game of the day.
But what Harris did Friday may have been the most electrifying of all as he became the second top local prospect in the Class of 2019 to sign with the University of Memphis and new coach Penny Hardaway. The Class AAA Mr. Basketball winner chose the Tigers over Baylor, the only two schools he’s been considering over the last month.
“I actually decided about 40 minutes ago,” said Harris moments after his announcement drew loud cheers from those in attendance at Cordova. “I came to school and I didn’t know where I wanted to go. I was still thinking about it. But I got down to the coach’s office and said ‘this is where I want to be.'”
Courtesy of The Commercial Appeal