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West Virginia guard Harris to transfer

| Monday, March 24, 2014, 6:21 p.m.
West Virginia's Eron Harris shoots a 3-pointer during the second half against Kansas on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. Harris, who ranked second on the team with 17.2 points per game this season, is transferring.

West Virginia sophomore guard Eron Harris, who was second on the team in scoring this season, asked for his release and will transfer, coach Bob Huggins said Monday.

Harris played in all 33 games and averaged 17.2 points. He led the team with 89 3-pointers and was second with 31.4 minutes per game.

Harris said he wanted to be closer to his home in Indianapolis.

The Mountaineers finished 17-16 (9-9 in the Big 12) and lost to Georgetown in the first round of the NIT.

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