Justin Harper - Draft Prospect Profile

Justin Harper - Draft Prospect Profile

Hometown: Richmond, Va. | High School: Meadowbrook | Height / Weight: 6-10 / 225 | Position: Forward

2010-11 (Senior):
Named to Lute Olson All-American Team ... First-Team All-Atlantic 10 selection ... named to Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team in helping lead Spiders' to A-10 Championship ... named 2011 Virginia State Player of the Year and First-Team All-State by the Richmond Times-Dispatch ... named NABC First-Team All-Region ... on SI.com's list for top-15 Seniors on NBA Draft Board ... on NBCsports,com's list of 12 Most Underrated Players in College Basketball ... started all 37 games, leading the team in scoring (17.9 ppg) and rebounding (6.9 rpg) ...led the Atlantic 10 in scoring in conference games (20.3 ppg) and averaged 7.3 rebounds per game in conference play ... finished his career 11th on Richmond's all-time scoring list with 1,457 career points ... finished career fifth on the school's all-time list for three pointers with 179 ... his 113 career blocks ranks seventh on Richmond's all-time list ... his 661 points as a senior rank fifth on Richmond's single-season list ... 245 field goals in 2010-11 rank seventh... 77 three-pointers as a senior rank sixth on Richmond's single-season list ... 46 blocks as senior rank 10th in school history ... finished career with 43 double-figures scoring games in his last 47 contests ... scored 20 points or more in 13 of his last 25 games ... opened Atlantic 10 Conference play with four-straight games with 25 points or more ... finished season with a 53.4 field goal percentage, which ranked 39th in the nation ... shot 44.8 percent from three ... scored 22 points and had nine rebounds in Sweet 16 loss to No. 2 ranked Kansas ... 19 points, 9-18 FG vs, Morehead State ... career-high 30 points w/10 rebounds vs. GW (1/19) ... 22 points, 9 rebounds vs. SLU ... 20 points, 9 rebounds vs. GW (2/9) ... 21 pts, 8-13 FG, 2 3s, 8 rebounds, 2 blocks, 2 steals vs. UMass ... 25 points, 8-15 FG, 7 rebounds, 3 assists vs. URI ... 27 pts, 9-12 FG, 4-5 3FG vs. Charlotte (1/5) ... 25 points, 10 rebounds vs. La Salle ... 20 points (8-17 FG) and 13 rebounds vs. Wake Forest ... 24 points, 9-17 FG, 6-8 3FG, 8 rebounds vs. Seton Hall ... 23 points, 10-14 FG, 3-4 3FG, 7 rebounds vs. Arizona St.

2009-10 (Junior):
Started all 35 games on the season ... reached double-figures in scoring 8 of last 10 games ... scored 10 points on 5-of-11 field goals, with seven rebounds vs. No. 17 Temple in Atlantic 10 Finals ...scored 13 points on 5-of-10 field goals, including 3-of-6 three-pointers vs. UMass on March 12 ... scored 13 points on 5-of-9 field goals, with two three-pointers vs. Charlotte on March 6 ... scored 13 points on 5-of-8 field goals, including a perfect 3-of-3 behind the arc vs. Dayton on March 4 ... scored 15 points including 3 treys vs. Xavier on Feb. 28 ... had 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. George Washington on Feb. 20 ... had 11 points on 4-of-6 field goals vs. Fordham on Feb. 17 ... had 14 points and nine rebounds vs. St. Bonaventure on Feb. 13 ... scored eight points, shooting 3-of-7 on field goals, and blocked two shots vs. No. 19 Temple on Feb. 6 ... scored 16 points on 7-of-12 field goals, with four steals vs. St. Louis on Jan. 30 ... scored 14 points, making 4-of-8 field goals and 2-of-5 three-pointers, with four rebounds and two blocks vs. George Washington on Jan. 23 ... had 24 points, 8-of-11 field goals, 4-of-5 three-pointers, six rebounds, three assists, three blocks vs. Charlotte on Jan. 20 ... scored 11 points, making 5-of-9 field goals vs. La Salle on Jan. 16 ... recorded first-career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds vs. UMass on Jan. 13 ... had 12 pts on 4-of-8 field goals, nine rebounds, three assists, and two blocks vs. Duquesne on Jan. 6 ... had 15 points on 5-of-10 field goals and 2-of-3 three-pointers, with eight rebounds vs. Bucknell on Jan. 2 ... had 10 points, including 2-of-4 behind the arc, five rebounds, a block and a steal vs. Wake Forest on Dec. 31 ... had 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting with six rebounds vs. South Carolina on Dec. 16 ... had 14 points on 4-of-6 field goals with six rebounds vs. Old Dominion on Dec. 2 ...nine points on a perfect 3-of-3 shooting, including two treys, with two assists vs. Mississippi St. on Nov. 27 ... had 21 points, six rebounds, two assists, and a block vs. VMI on Nov. 16 ... had 14 points, seven rebounds, a career-high four steals, and a block in season-opener vs. Lehigh on Nov. 13.

Personal:
Son of Ollie and Linda Harper ... born on Aug. 30, 1989 ... has two younger sisters, Lache and Corinza ... father played basketball for Niagara University from 1974-78 and was inducted into the Niagara Athletics Hall of Fame in October 2007...majoring in marketing.