31 - Niyi Harrison
Niyi Harrison
Height: 6-8
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
Hometown: Milpitas, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine College Prep
Position: Forward
Major: Business

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2011-2012
Averaged 10.7 ppg and 6.3 rpg in 24.9 mpg ... led team in total rebounds with 188 total (83 offensive, 105 defensive) and field goal percentage (55.0 percent) ? started 28 of 30 games ... 15 pts. in 27 min. at UCSB while adding 5 reb., 1 blk. and 1 stl. ... scored career-high pts. (18), shooting 80 percent in win over SJSU; also grabbed season-high reb. (8), 1 blk. and 1 stl. in 19 min. .. career-high 19 pts. in career-high 44 min., 7 reb., 7 of 10 from FT line in New Mexico win ... 6 pts., 8 reb. vs. Oklahoma ... picked up 2 pts. and 2 reb. in win over Villanova ... collected first double-double since Dec., of freshman year when he grabbed career-high 11 reb. and 10 pts. in win over CSUN ... 14 pts., 4 reb. in 21 min. at WSU ... 2 stl. and first ast. of season; also grabbed 9 reb. in 22 min. vs. Pacifica ... 5 pts., 5 reb., 1 blk., 1 stl. in 24 min. vs. UOP ... in foul trouble most of the game at Houston Baptist ... third career double-double vs. EMU with career-high 13 reb., 13 pts ... 10 pts., 9 reb., 4 for 4 from FT line in 33 min vs. Wagner ... tied career-high with 19 pts. off the bench at Portland ... started and grabbed 8 reb., 12 pts., and 1 ast. in 28 min. vs. USD ... scored 18 pts. on 7 of 9 shooting and had 3 reb. in 20 min. at BYU ... scored career-high 23 pts. (9 of 12 from field) with 9 reb. and 2 blk. vs. SMC ... scored 11 pts., 9 reb., 2 blk., 2 stl. in 24 off the bench vs. LMU ... Tied career-high 2 stl. with 13 pts., 5 pts. in 22 min. vs. USF ... scored 4 pts., 3 reb., 1 stl. in 23 min. at Pepperdine ... shot 86% (6-for-7) in FG-FGA and 67% (4-for-6) in FT-FTA totaling 16 pts.; in 26 min. also grabbed 7 reb., 2 blk., 1 stl. vs. Portland ... scored 5 pts., 4 reb., 1 ast., 1 blk. in 18 min. at San Diego ... recorded 5 pts., 7 reb., 1 ast., 2 blk. in 28 min. at USF ... scored 12 pts., 6 reb., and 1 stl. in 26 min. at SMC ... recorded 4 pts., 2 reb., 2 stl. in 17 min. vs. Gonzaga ... scored 19 pts. (7-9 FG) with 6 reb., 1 stl. in 30 min. vs. BYU ... grabbed 9 reb., 11 pts., 1 blk. in 26 min. vs. Pep ... collected 11 reb. and 9 pts. at LMU in 33 min ... scored 15 pts., 4 reb., 1 blk. in 33 min. vs. Portland.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11

Averaging 3.6 ppg, 3.0 rpg in 14.4 mpg ... played 17 min. in win over CSUB, scoring 3 points with 5 rebounds and 1 stl. ... played 9 min. and was 0-3 from the field at USC ... scored 9 pts. in 8 min., tying a career-high with 5 FT in win over Rice ... 2 pts., 2 reb. in 7 min vs. B-C ... played season-high 17 min. with season-high 6 reb. in loss to Arizona ... in 4 min. vs. Ohio: 1 reb. and 1 ast. ... was 1-6 from the field vs. UCSB, hitting 4 FT with 5 reb. ... 9 reb. in a win at SJSU ... season-high 3 FG at UOP ... 2 pts., 5 reb. vs. Houston Baptist in 13 min. ... in win at CSUN scored 6 pts. in 11 min. ... 6 pts., 2 reb., 1 stl. in 7 min. vs. Fordham ... 6 pts., 3 reb., 2 stl. in 18 min. vs. Bethany ... tied season-high with 2 blk., 4 pts., 3 reb. in loss vs. USF ... 5 pts., 6 reb. in 22 min. at USD ... 8 pts., 2 reb. at SMC ... 2 pts., playing 7 min. vs. Gonzaga ... in 5 min. grabbed 1 blk. and 2 reb., in win vs. Portand ... season-high 12 pts., with 1 blk. in win at Pepperdine ... 2 pts., 3 reb. at LMU ... started and scored 8 pts., 6 reb. 2 ast., 2 stl. in 22 min. in win over UCSC ... scored 4 pts., 6 reb., 1 stl. in 15 mins. played at USF ... played a season-high 27 min. vs. SMC and scored 6 pts., 8 reb., 1 ast., 1 blk. ... grabbed 9 reb. in 23 min. and scored 4 pts., 1 ast., 1 blk. in win over USD ... grabbed 7 reb., 2 pts., 1 stl. in 22 min. at Gonzaga ... 1 stl. in 9 min. at Portland ...1 stl. in 4 min. in win over LMU ... played 9 min. in win over Pepperdine ... 4 pts., 2 reb. vs. LMU ... scored 3 pts., 2 reb. in 14 min vs. SMC ... scored 4 pts. in 17 min. with 3 reb.,1 blk., 1 stl. in win vs. Northern Arizona ... scored 2 pts. and grabbed 3 reb. in 15 min. vs. Air Force ... had 2 reb. and 2 blocks in 22 min. at USF - monster block vs. Green was the play of the game ... scored 4 pts. and pulled down 4 rebs. at SMU ... scored 7 pts., 3 reb. in CIT title win at Iona.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009-10
Averaged 7.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg and 0.7 bpg in 19.3 mpg ... saw action in every contest ... finished in the top 10 of four categories in the Santa Clara freshman records: No. 6 in rebounds (146); No. 10 in free throws made (60); No. 4 in free throws attempted (106) and No. 5 in blocks shots (20) ... went 5-for-7 from the field and 2-for-3 from the free throw line, adding eight rebounds, two assists and a steal in his college debut against CSU Bakersfield ... also reigned in 8 rebounds against Menlo ... started his first game against Northern Arizona and went 3-for-4 from the field and made both free throw shots in 19 minutes ... collected 5 rebounds, 2 points, and a steal vs. Fresno State ... earned first career block against UCSB ... led the Broncos in scoring with a career-high 15 points against Houston Baptist, shooting 5-for-7 from the field and 5-for-7 from the line while grabbing 8 rebounds ... started and scored 8 points with 4 rebounds, including 4 of 4 at the free throw line at Rice where he played a career-high 31 minutes ... started and played 20 minutes with 7 points and 3 rebounds in win over Pacific ... was 4-for-7 from the field and 2-for-3 from the free throw line vs. San Jose State ... posted his first career double-double vs. Northeastern, scoring 13 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in 30 minutes ... scored 8 points and had 5 rebounds in 22 minutes vs. New Hampshire ... had a season-high 2 steals vs. Harvard along with 5 rebounds and 3 points ... started and scored 7 points with 5 rebounds in 16 minutes vs. USD ... scored 5 points and grabbed 5 boards in 11 minutes vs. Saint Mary's ... scored 7 points with 4 rebounds and 1 assist in 18 minutes vs. Pepperdine ... had a career-high 4 blocks vs. USF while shooting 5-for-8 from the field ... the Broncos best offensive player vs. Gonzaga, shooting 6-for-8 from the field with 2 free thros for 14 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks in 19 minutes ... shot 4-for-6 and made a free throw, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks vs. Portland ... scored 7 points with 5 rebounds at San Diego ... scored 11 points, including 3 free throws, and had 4 rebounds vs. Pepperdine ... scored 13 points (5-for-6 and 3 FTs) at Gonzaga.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2009 graduate of Bellarmine College Prep where he led his team to back-to-back CCS Division I Championships and was runner-up in 2009 for San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year ... coach was Patrick Schneider ... named San Jose Junior and Senior of the Year as well as first team all-league ... as a senior, he averaged 19 ppg and 8 rpg for the Belles, improving from 15 ppg and 6 rpg his junior year ... named to the ESPN Rise All-Bay team, the All-WCAL team and Nor-Cal Prep Boys Basketball top 5 his junior year ... AAU team was Bay Area Hoosiers and coaches were Phil Doherty, Rick Perez and Robert Jones ... also a regular volunteer at Sacred Heart Community Center.

PERSONAL
Parents are Michael and Kemi Harrison ... father graduate from San Francisco State and Mother graduated from University of Ife in Nigeria ... has two siblings: Olawale (19) and Segun (21) ... finance major.

CAREER HIGHS

Points 23 vs. Saint Mary’s, Jan. 21, 2012

Field Goals 9 vs. Saint Mary’s, Jan. 21, 2012

Field Goal Att. 13 2x (last: at Portland, Jan. 5, 2012)

3-Pt Field Goals 0

3-Pt Field Goal Att. 0

Free Throws 7 2x (last: at Portland, Jan. 5, 2012)

Free Throw Att.  12 vs.University of San Diego, Jan. 12, 2012

Rebounds 13 vs. Eastern Michigan, Dec. 29, 2011

Assists 2 2x (last: vs. San Francisco, Jan. 23, 2010)

Blocked Shots  4 vs. San Francisco, Jan. 23, 2010

Steals  2 6x (last: vs. Gonzaga, Feb. 16, 2012)

Minutes  44 vs. New Mexico, Nov. 24, 2011

 

2011-12 SEASON HIGHS

Points 23 vs. Saint Mary’s, Jan. 21, 2012

Field Goals 9 vs. Saint Mary’s, Jan. 21, 2012

Field Goal Att.  13 at Portland, Jan. 5, 2012

3-Pt Field Goals  0

3-Pt Field Goal Attt.  0

Free Throws   7 3x (last: at Portland, Jan. 5, 2012)

Free Throws Att.  12 vs. San Diego, Jan. 12, 2012

Rebounds 13 vs. Eastern Michigan, Dec. 29, 2011

Assists 1 4x (last: at San Francisco, Feb. 9, 2012)

Blocked Shots  2 4x (last: at San Francisco, Feb. 9, 2012)

Steals  2 4x (last: vs. Gonzaga, Feb. 16, 2012)

Minutes  44 vs. New Mexico, Nov. 24, 2011