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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
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 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

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Omega Harris

Omega  Harris

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Bethany, Okla.

High School:
Putnam City West HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

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