Tigers honored at Auburn Basketball Awards Banquet
Jared Harper named SEC Frosh of the Week for 2nd time
Mustapha Heron sets Auburn freshman record in loss
Auburn’s Jared Harper named SEC Freshman of the Week
Auburn basketball scrimmage recap
2016-17 (Freshman): Averaged 11.4 points, 3.0 assists, 1.9 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 24.2 minutes per game ... played in all 32 games, starting 30 ... shot 38.5 percent from the floor, 34.4 percent from 3-point range and 70.5 percent from the foul line ... career-high 24 points (scored 16 of Auburn’s final 19) after down 12 in 88-85 loss to Ole Miss ... 14-of-17 free throws vs. the Rebels ... was twice selected SEC Freshman of the Week ... named SEC Freshman of the Week by averaging 17.5 points and shooting 53 percent from the field, 7-of-10 from 3-point range Jan. 30-Feb. 5 ... in that week, scored 21 points (5-7 3s) in 25 minutes vs. Tennessee and 14 points (2-of-3 3s) at Alabama ... also named SEC Freshman of the Week by averaging 21.5 points in a pair of wins vs. Oklahoma and at UConn Dec. 19-25 ... 22 points with the game-winning layup in overtime at UConn along with 5 rebounds, 5 assists and a career-high 4 steals ... 21 points (11-of-12 fts, 7-of-8 in the final 2:02) and 3 rebounds and 2 steals vs. Oklahoma ... 21 points (5-of-8 3s), including 15 in the first half while making his first 5 attempted 3-pointers in the win at UAB along with 5 rebounds and 3 assists ... sealed the win at UAB making 5-of-6 free throws in the final 2:24 ... 19 points (3-of-6 3s) at Vanderbilt ... 19 points (4-of-6 3s), 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists vs. Georgia State ... 17 points (3-of-6 3s) and 3 assists vs. Arkansas ... 14 points, including 11 in the second half on 2-of-3 3s at Alabama, sweeping the series with the Tide for the first time since 2008-09 ... 16 points (5-of-6 3s) and a career-high 7 assists vs. Coastal Carolina ... really good floor general … sees the floor well … great distributor of the basketball … superb range on his jump shot … very quick with the basketball … works extremely hard at his game. ... really good floor general … sees the floor well … great distributor of the basketball … superb range on his jump shot … very quick with the basketball … works extremely hard at his game.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Consensus four-star signee … ranked No. 54 overall by Rivals … two-time first-team All-State … ranked averaged 27 points, 10.1 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 3.7 steals in leading Pebblebrook to a 23-10 record as a senior in 2015-16 under coach George Washington … he shot 49 percent from the floor and 48.9 percent (85-of-174) from 3-point range … in back-to-back seasons, led Pebblebrook to the Class 6A state championship game … selected to the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships in Pearland, Texas … rated as a consensus four-star by ESPN, 247Sports, Rivals and Scout … scored 14 points playing alongside fellow Auburn signee Mustapha Heron in the historic Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic in Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky. in the All-Star game in April as his team won 144-132 … he had 24 points at halftime and scored 12 in the third quarter of the game named the MVP of the prestigious Peach Jam in 2015, leading his Georgia Stars AAU team to the championship with a game-high 34 points, eight assists and four rebounds in a 104-77 win over the St. Louis Eagles … averaged 21 points and seven assists as a junior leading Pebblebrook to a school record wins with a 27-6 record in 2014-15 … Pebblebrook lost to Wheeler 59-58 in the state championship game in which he had given the Falcons a 58-57 lead with a free throw with 7.8 seconds remaining … led the Georgia Stars to an 8-0 record in a Las Vegas tournament in July 2015 and as the Stars finished ranked No. 1 in the country … an honors student, finished high school with a 3.7 GPA … full name is Jared Lamar Harper … son of Patrick and Erica Harper … studying in Harbert College of Business … signed national letter of intent on Nov. 12, 2015.