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Harris becomes third signee for the Lady’Back basketball

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Harris becomes third signee for the Lady’Back basketball

FAYETTEVILLE – Alabama shooting guard Lyndsay Harris becomes the third member of Lady Razorback basketball head coach Tom Collen’s first recruiting class at the University of Arkansas.

Harris joins Julie Inman of Carlisle, Ark., and Ashley Daniels of Coldwater, Miss., in the 2007 Lady’Back recruiting class.

“Lyndsay is another example of a great player from a winning program,” Collen said. “When we looked around the country for a great three-point shooter, we had Lyndsay in the top five nationally. She has NBA range on her three-pointer.”

A top 100 recruit in the country, the Hoover, Ala., shooting guard led the Lady Bucs to a 23-7 record last season, averaging 13 ppg and 5 apg. Collen sees Harris as more than an outside threat.

“She possesses a great physique which allows her to post up at the off-guard position,” Collen added. “That makes her a very tough match-up. She’ll be hard to guard by an outside player because of her strength and tough to stop by a post because of her guard skills and quickness.”

Harris has over 1,000 points in her HHS career, and played last summer in the Alabama North-South All-Star game. She is ranked 81st in the country by All-Star Girls Report, and is the 49th overall player by the regional South East Hoops Report.

Harris played her AAU basketball with Alabama Twisters out of Birmingham, and picked Arkansas over Auburn and Florida.

The Lady Razorbacks anticipate additional basketball signees during the early period that runs until next Wednesday, Nov. 21.

Arkansas (2-0) hosts Austin Peay on Saturday night at 7 p.m. at Bud Walton Arena.



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