2015-16 (SOPHOMORE)
Third on the team in scoring (12.3 ppg) with a .474 field goal percentage, .440 three-point field goal percentage and .741 free throw percentage ... played in 24 games, with 19 starts, after regaining his academic eligibility on Dec. 12 ... third on the team in minutes per game (31.0) ... scored in double figures 18 times, including in eight of the last nine outings ... set a UTEP sophomore record with his .440 three-point percentage, also the fourth-top mark in school annals ... his 48 three-pointers were second-most by a Miner sophomore ... scored a career-high 23 points (7-for-11 FGs, 3-for-4 3FGs, 6-for-8 FTs) in 32 minutes off the bench against NM State ... scored all 16 of his points in the first half versus Norfolk State ... made a career-high five three-point field goals against Sam Houston State while scoring 16 points ... also matched his personal best with five assists versus the Bearkats ... collected three steals against UTRGV ... tallied 10 points and four rebounds at UAB ... had an efficient offensive night versus Florida Atlantic with 19 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field, 3-of-4 from outside and 6-of-6 from the line ... put 19 points on the board for the second consecutive game against FIU, making 7-of-11 shots and 4-of-5 three pointers ... matched his season high with three steals at Southern Miss ... contributed 14 points and five rebounds versus Marshall ... matched his career-high with five three-pointers at FIU, part of a 20-point night ... made 5-of-6 shots and all four of his free throw attempts at Florida Atlantic (14 points) ... duplicated his career-best with six rebounds against the Owls while playing a UTEP-high 39 minutes ... had 13 points and four assists versus Southern Miss ... scored 15 points against LA Tech ... was the Miners’ lone double-figure scorer at Old Dominion with 11 points while matching his season-high with three steals ... filled a reserve role versus UTSA with 13 points and three assists ... scored 12 points with four steals in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinals against Marshall.

2014-15 (FRESHMAN)
Averaged 6.7 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.9 apg and 0.8 spg ... shot 37.9 percent from the field, 36 percent from three-point range and 75.9 percent from the line in 26.7 mpg ... started 20 times with eight games scoring in double figures ... made his UTEP debut versus Washington State and recorded three points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal in 15 minutes ... started against NM State and scored 13 points in 25 minutes ... his putback layup with 18 seconds remaining proved to be the winning basket in the Miners' 77-76 triumph over the Aggies ... accounted for all nine of UTEP's bench points versus Princeton ... added five points against Washington ... four assists and three steals at Colorado State ... produced six points versus Incarnate Word, along with five rebounds and a season-high five assists ... scored in double figures for the second time in a UTEP uniform against Arizona (10 points) with four steals ... followed that up with 10 points and four assists in a starting assignment versus Alcorn State ... posted eight points and three assists against Kent State ... scored 10 of his 12 points in the first half at North Texas ... registered nine points, three rebounds and three assists at Rice ... notched his second double-figure scoring game against a C-USA opponent with 10 points versus Southern Miss ... eight points (5-for-5 FTs) and two steals at UTSA ... had an outstanding offensive game at Marshall with a team and season-high 18 points (6-for-9 FGs, 2-for-3 3FGs, 4-for-4 FTs) ... also played a season-high 35 minutes against the Herd ... put eight points on the board versus Middle Tennessee ... season-high six rebounds and two blocks at Florida Atlantic, while matching his personal best with four steals ... gave the Miners the lead for good by corraling C.J. Cooper's missed three pointer at FIU and laying it in for a 64-63 UTEP lead with 43 seconds remaining ... UTEP's top scorer off the bench at Louisiana Tech with eight points ... made his first start in three weeks against North Texas and tallied six points with four assists ... hit two big three pointers in the second half against Rice, including one with 3:35 remaining to put the Miners ahead 58-56 in an eventual 68-65 win ... was perfect from the field (5-for-5), outside (3-for-3) and the line (2-for-2) in scoring 15 points versus FIU in the C-USA Championship quarterfinals ... capped his freshman season by putting 10 points on the board at Murray State.

PRIOR TO UTEP
Runner-up for 2014 Player of the Year in the state of Oklahoma ... listed as the no. 3 prospect in the state by Scout.com and 247Sports.com ... also a three-star recruit by Rivals and Scout.com ... national top-150 prospect by Rivals ... collected 18.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a senior at Putnam City West High School ... led PC West to a state runner-up finish on his way to being named The Oklahoman's Big All-City Boys Player of the Year ... also selected the district player of the year ... scored 25 points in the 2014 state title game ... averaged 17.9 points, four assists, four steals and two steals as a junior ... top game that year was a 33-point effort versus Edmond Memorial, where he made 7-of-10 three-point shots ... averaged 13 points as a sophomore ... three-time All-Conference during his prep career (first team as a junior and senior, second team as a sophomore) ... three-time conference defensive player of the year and two-time conference offensive player of the year ... top-scoring prep game was 48 points ... coached by Lenny Bert at Putnam City West HS ... played for the Oklahoma Rams AAU team ... participated in the 2013 NBPA (National Basketball Player's Association) Top 100 camp.

PERSONAL
Full name is Omega Harris III ... parents are Omega Harris II and Yolanela Newton ... father is a U.S. Army veteran ... is an only child ... born 10/5/95 (Oklahoma City, Okla.) ... undeclared major.

Year Cl. GP GS MIN AVE FG FGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVE PF FO A TO BLK ST PTS AVE
2015-16 So 24 19 745 31.0 102 215 .474 48 109 .440 43 58 .741 13 47 60 2.5 63 2 55 44 0 28 295 12.3
2014-15 Fr 33 20 882 26.7 74 195 .379 31 86 .360 41 54 .759 9 58 67 2.0 54 0 62 65 4 28 220 6.7
Total 57 39 1,627 28.5 176 410 .429 79 195 .405 84 112 .750 22 105 127 2.2 117 2 117 109 4 56 515 9.0

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Omega Harris

Omega  Harris

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bethany, Okla.

High School:
Putnam City West HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 165

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

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