All statistics current as of February 10
Career Statistical Rankings in H-SC History
Points - 7th with 1,706. TJ Grimes is 6th with 1,740. Ralph Baker is 5th with 1,780.
Steals - 6th with 178. Todd Kerr is 5th with 185. Brandon Randall is 4th with 193.
Blocked Shots - 6th with 71. Teammate Khobi Williamson is 5th with 74. Nate Schwab is 4th with 82.
Harrison George (Raleigh, NC/Leesville Road) was named the ODAC Player of the Week on Monday, January 21, after scoring 45 points with 14 rebounds, seven assists, and five steals in two games against Randolph-Macon and Eastern Mennonite. In the Eastern Mennonite game, he scored a season-high 33 points, one short of his career-high, along with a then season-best five assists. His nine rebounds against the Royals was his second highest total of the season up to that point.
Contributed a season-high 33 points, one short of his career-high, with nine rebounds, five assists, and two steals at Eastern Mennonite. Scored 24 points on 10-14 shooting with six rebounds, three assists, and two steals in 24 minutes at Wesley, a team that holds wins over Salisbury, St. Mary's, Cabrini, and Virginia Wesleyan and is regionally ranked. Posted 18 points, eight rebounds, two steals, and one block on the road at Randolph-Macon, securing a season sweep of the arch-rivals. Contributed 24 points along with eight rebounds and five assists at Washington & Lee, a team that has wins over Guilford and Virginia Wesleyan in Lexington, VA. Scored 18 points wth seven boards, three assists, four steals, and two blocks against regionally ranked Lynchburg College. Had a double-double of 20 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, and two steals at Randolph College. Had a solid all-around line of 21 points, five rebounds, four assists, and five steals against Johns Hopkins.
For the season, Harrison is averaging 16.1 points a game on 62% shooting along with 6.2 rebounds per game, 42 steals, 20 blocks, and 45 assists while playing in 23.2 minutes per game, allowing the Tigers to utilize their tremendous amount of depth to keep the team fresh as the season comes down to crunch time.
He ranks fifth in the ODAC in points per game, sixth in the ODAC in steals, second in the ODAC in field goal percentage, second in the league in made field goals at 158, and 10th n blocks. In ODAC-only games, George is second in field goals made and field goal percentage, seventh in total rebounds, eighth in rebounds per game, sixth in steals, third in points, and fifth in points per game/
On a per 40 minute basis, Harrison ranks second in conference in scoring at 27.8 points per 40, also making a league-best 11.9 field goals per 40. George also ranks sixth in the ODAC in steals per 40 minutes among players who have played at least 20 games.
George has posted seven games of 20 or more points and 12 games of at least 18 points. The high-efficiency scorer has made at least 50% of his field goal attempts in all but five games all season and has finished at least 60% in 17 games. Harrison has collected eight or more rebounds in 10 contests and recorded three or more steals in seven games.
Harrison George is a two-time All-Region performer (second-team in 2012), a three-time All-ODACer (first-team in 2011 and 2012), and the 2010 ODAC Rookie of the Year. He was named a D3hoops.com Third-Team Preseason All-America for his senior season.
Harrison is one of the most versatile players in the nation. "HG" led the Tigers in total points, rebounds, assists, and steals as a junior playing primarily from the power forward spot. He was one of only three players in the ODAC to lead his team in all four categories.
As a junior, George ranked 36th in the nation in field goal percentage, converting at a 57.5% rate. He had the 17th best single game field goal percentage, making 91.7% of his attempts against Eastern Mennonite. He also had the eighth best single-game steals performance, recording eight thefts against Pitt.-Greensburg.
As a sophomore, HG posted 20.0 points a game, good enough to rank 38th in Division III. During his freshman campaign, he placed 56th in D3 in field goal percentage at 56.9%
An established and prolific scorer, he has over 1,300 career points in only three seasons. He does it at a very high level of efficiency, boasting a career field goal percentage of 56.8% while getting to the charity stripe 5.0 times an outing (7.6 times per 40), finishing at a 72.9% clip from there. George has the skill set to be able to take on defenders of all size. With his size and footwork, he can get the ball down on the low block, but he can also take on a defender on the perimeter with his ball handling and quickness.
While teams may choose to double team Harrison, he stepped up his game to a new level as a junior with his passing skills. He handed out 70 assists in 2012, the top mark on the team and eighth in the ODAC in assists per game. He had four or more assists on eight occasions, including a seven assist performance against Emory & Henry.
A high caliber rebounder, he has posted 17 games of 10 or more rebounds in his career, and he consistently ranks amongst the top ten in the ODAC in rebounds. During the 2011-12 season, he averaged 10.6 rebounds per 40 minutes, and as a junior he notched 11.2 caroms per 40.
Harrison has scored 1,335 career points along with 558 rebounds, 157 assists, 136 steals, and 51 blocks. He is 11th in school history in career points, seventh in career blocks, and 12 steals shy of top-seven at H-SC.
He has career per-game averages of 16.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.7 steals, and 0.7 blocks in 26.2 minutes a game. George boasts per-40 minute averages of 25.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.6 steals, and 1.0 blocks.
*All stats above are current as of the end of the 2011-12 season.