Basketball player invited to Insider Exposure Pro Combine

April 1, 2016 | Athletics, News
By Brian DeBenedictis

Senior Brenae Harris has been invited to participate at the 2016 Insider Exposure Pro Combine in Indianapolis Friday, April 1, at Douglass Park Family Center in conjunction with the Women’s NCAA Final Four.

The Insider Exposure Pro Combine is an invitation-only event that provides some of the top collegiate seniors to be seen by WNBA coaches and staff members in advance of the WNBA Draft held April 14 at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. Additionally, international coaches will be on hand during the event.



Harris will be the second UT women’s basketball player to participate in the combine under Head Coach Tricia Cullop, joining Andola Dortch who took part in the event following the 2013-14 season.

Harris paced the Rockets in scoring (14.8 points per game), assists (5.2 assists per game), minutes played (36.8 minutes per game), free-throw percentage (.869, 126 of 145) and three-point field-goal percentage (.392, 20 of 51) this past season. The 2015-16 first-team All-Mid-American Conference honoree also ranked second on the squad in overall rebounding (5.1 rebounds per game), steals (1.1 steals per game) and blocked shots (14).

She ranked first in the MAC in minutes played, second in free-throw percentage and helpers, eighth in assist/turnover ratio (1.7, 155-93), ninth in scoring, and 15th in defensive caroms (4.2 rebounds per game).

Harris concluded the year third in UT annals in free-throw percentage and tied for 10th (1,105) in minutes played in the single-season record book.

Harris produced double digits in points on a team-high 20 occasions in 2015-16, including a career-best 39 points against Columbia in the opening round of the Arizona State University Classic Dec. 5. She converted a collegiate-best 12 field goals and a career-high 13 free throws against the Lions to equal the third-most points in school history in a single game.

Harris led the Rockets in dimes a squad-best 22 times, scoring on a team-high 12 occasions, thefts 11 times, rejections on a squad-best 10 occasions and rebounding seven times.

In MAC play, Harris tallied team highs in points (14.5 points per game), assists (league-high 5.5 assists per game), free-throw percentage (conference-best 85.1 percent, 74 of 87) and minutes played (league-high 38.1 minutes per game). She was the only player to lead the league in multiple categories.

Harris wrapped up her collegiate career sixth in school history in free-throw percentage (.814, 193 of 237).

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