Memphis basketball picks up commitment from 2024 guard Jared Harris

Memphis basketball has picked up a commitment for next year's class.

Jared Harris committed to the Tigers on Monday, he announced on social media. He posted a photo of himself wearing a Tigers uniform alongside coach Penny Hardaway with the caption "once a tiger always a tiger."

Harris, a four-star guard, chose Memphis over offers from Colorado, TCU, Arkansas and others. He attends Silsbee High School. He had previously announced a final 10 schools he was considering and took an official visit to Memphis last weekend.

The 6-foot-2 guard will join the program in 2024.

While Harris is a prospect out of high school, the Tigers will rely heavily on transfers in the 2023-24 season. Hardaway has assembled a roster built almost entirely on transfers for the upcoming season that includes Florida State transfer Caleb Mills, Louisiana transfer Jordan Brown, Alabama transfer Jahvon Quinerly and more.

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Memphis opens its season against Lane College on Oct. 29 at FedEx Forum and will play a non-conference schedule that includes meetings with Missouri, Michigan and Virginia, among others.

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This article originally appeared on Memphis Commercial Appeal: Memphis basketball picks up commitment from 2024 guard Jared Harris