Yesterday afternoon, Georgetown transfer Dante Harris announced his decision to commit to Virginia just a day after the Hoos suffered their first loss of the season at home to Houston. The 6 ‘0” point guard made his decision to transfer to UVA after not playing in any games so far this season for Georgetown due to personal reasons.
Last season for the Hoyas, Harris averaged 11.9 points, 4.1 assists, and 3.6 rebounds per game in 29 games. The redshirt sophomore was also named Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player for Georgetown as a freshman. In his career, Harris has struggled shooting the basketball, shooting just under 37% from the field and 27% from the three point line in two seasons for the Hoyas. However, Harris can score in the paint and has also been known to be an excellent defender.
The addition of Harris is huge for Virginia, filling a position of need at point guard with Kihei Clark set to depart at the end of the season. Overall, Harris will have three years of eligibility remaining, beginning next season.