Former Peru State men’s basketball player Jibril Harris (Chicago) has signed a professional contract with GEPU Basket in San Luis, Argentina.
Harris played in 29 games for the Bobcats, during last season’s historic run to the NAIA National Tournament. Harris averaged 15.1 points per game shooting 55.5% from the field, 40.4% from the three-point line and 72.9% from the charity stripe. He also averaged 7.6 rebounds per game.
Harris was named Heart First Team All-Conference NAIA All-American Honorable Mention and Omaha World-Herald All-Midlands First Team.
Here’s what Harris said about the start of his professional career.
“I am excited for the new adventures and the new relationships I am going to make,” said Harris.
“I am also excited to travel the world.”
Here’s what Harris had to say about how Peru State prepared him for professional basketball.
“Peru ball helped me understand the game more especially last season, it helped me with having a winning program mindset and everyone buy into the program, not even just on the court but throughout life in general and helped me to trust more,” said Harris.
Source : The News-Press