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HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Friedrich-Magnus-Schwerd-Gymnasium in Speyer, Germany...played for BIS Speyer in German Pro B third division for four years, averaging 20.9 ppg and 9.2 rpg in 2009...played for Germany in 2009 European Championships, averaging 2.2 ppg, 2.3 rpg...one of loses in European Championships was to France and former Bulldog and current Los Angeles Clipper Ronny Turiaf.

Elias Harris' Collegiate Career

FRESHMAN (2009-10):  Scored 18 points in 19 minutes in his collegiate debut against Mississippi Valley State, going 6-for-8 from the field and 6-for-6 from the free throw line...scored 17 points and grabbed 9 rebounds at Michigan State and Gonzaga just missed upset...had 10 rebounds for first double-digit outing as Gonzaga came from 15 down to defeat Colorado in opening round of Maui Invitational...scored 12 points and had 8 rebounds against Wisconsin in semifinal and 3 points and 7 rebounds in title-game victory over Cincinnati...went 8-for-11 from field and 8-for-9 from free throw line for season-high 24 points against Washington State while grabbing 12 rebounds for first career double-double, then came back three games later with season-high 27 points against Davidson in Battle in Seattle...after scoring just 5 points against Duke in Madison Square Garden in next outing, began stretch of 11 straight double-figure scoring games with 22 against Eastern Washington...had 19 points and season-high 16 rebounds against Illinois in the United Center in Chicago, scoring the winning basket with :12 to play in overtime and then grabbed the rebound at the other end to seal the victory...had 31 points and 13 rebounds at Saint Mary's on 13-of-20 night from the field...posted three other double-doubles - 20/13 vs. Pepperdine, 16/14 at Santa Clara and 13/11 at Loyola Marymount...scored 508 points for most by freshman in Gonzaga history...named WCC Newcomer of the Year and All-WCC First Team...named to National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 9 first team.

SOPHOMORE (2010-11):  Joined teammate Steven Gray on John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 Watch List...played for Germany in 2010 FIBA World Championships in Turkey in September...averaged 3.4 ppg, 2.0 rpg...scored tournament-high 7 points in final game against Jordan, had 6 points in opener against Argentina...tournament-high 5 rebounds against Australia...Germany went 2-3 but failed to advance out of preliminary round...was slowed early in training camp and missed exhibition game with sore shoulder...was ready for regular-season opener but not at full strength...scored 12 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and went 5-for-8 from field in season opener against Southern, 3-for-4 from field in next game against IUPUI...went just 2-for-11 in next two games before busting out with 8-for-19 performance from field for then-season-high 19 points against Marquette in O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic consolation game in Kansas City, Mo...missed next game against Eastern Washington with strained Achilles tendon, two MRI's proving negative...played 24 minutes in return against Illinois in Battle In Seattle...posted back-to-back 19-point nights at Notre Dame and at home against Lewis-Clark State College...went 6-for-9 from field, 6-for-6 form the line at ND and 8-of-9 from field against LCSC...scored 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds against Xavier for first of three double-doubles - 14/10 against Loyola Marymount and 15/11 at Pepperdine the others...scored season-high 22 points mid-way through season at home against Oklahoma State University...had 23 double-digit scoring nights...scored 15 points in NCAA Tournament second-round game against St. John's, grabbed 8 rebounds and had 3 assists...went 5-for-8 from the field against the Red Storm...came back in third-round NCAA game to score 18 points and grab 8 rebounds against BYU, going 8-for-12 from the field...for the tournament averaged 16.5 ppg, 8.0 rpg and went 13-for-20 from the field for 65.0 percent...for the season shot 51.7 percent (154-for-298)  from the field and averaged 6.0 rpg...named West Coast Conference honorable mention.

JUNIOR (2011-12):  Started all 33 games...recorded his first of 12 double-doubles for season in second game with 14 points and 11 rebounds at home against Washington State... four times posted back-to-back double-doubles - 15/13 against San Diego and 17/10 at Portland; 10/10 vs. Saint Mary's and 1715 vs. Loyola Marymount; 21/11 at San Francisco and 19/16 vs. BYU; 10/15 vs. BYU and 22/13 vs. Saint Mary's in WCC semifinals and finals, respectively...16 rebounds at home against BYU matched career-high...scored season-high 25 points early in season against Arizona in The Battle in Seattle, going 11-for-15 from the field...after opening West Coast Conference play with season-low five points against Portland, went on 8-game double-digit stretch...named WCC Player of the Week for effort in final two WCC regular-season games...scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds at home to help defeat BYU and give Gonzaga sole possession of second place, then came back with 7 points and 12 rebounds in WCC regular-season finale at San Diego...his 3-pointer with two seconds remaining in WCC Tournament championship game against Saint Mary's sent contest into overtime in game Gonzaga would lose...named to John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 Watch List and Naismith Award Preseason Watch List for Player of the Year honors...selected All-WCC first team, WCC All-Tournament team and to National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) District 9 first team.

SENIOR (2012-13):  Enters the season with 1,362 career points to rank 17th and 726 rebounds to rank 7th on the Gonzaga career charts...Named to John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 Watch List and to Naismith Award Preseason Watch List for Player of the Year honors.

Misc.: Born and raised in Germany but has dual United State and German citizenship.