Throughout the past year, four-star guard Anthony Harris has been one of the top targets for Buzz Williams and Virginia Tech with Harris showing mutual interest throughout. Today, just under a month after his Virginia Tech official visit, Harris gave the Hokies some momentum on the recruiting trail.
— ️Ant_harris#3™ (@MANZANT3) October 2, 2018
Anthony Harris announced that he has committed to Virginia Tech, becoming the Hokies’ first 2019 commit and one of their highest-rated commits of the Buzz Williams era.
Harris chose the Hokies over a host of other major offers including Wake Forest (another school that received an official visit), Miami and Connecticut (2 schools that Harris cancelled official visits to), Louisville, Ohio State, Florida, and multiple others.
Harris has the talent to come in and play significant minutes as a true freshman with Justin Robinson and Ahmed Hill graduating from the Hokies’ backcourt in addition to wings Ty Outlaw and Chris Clarke.
Congrats to Anthony Harris on his commitment to Virginia Tech.
Anthony Harris in the Recruiting Rankings
Harris is ranked as the 59th best recruit in the country by 247 Sports, 69th best by Rivals, 64th best by the 247 Sports Composite, and 74th best by ESPN. Harris is ranked as the eighth best combo guard by the 247 Sports Composite, the ninth best combo guard by 247 Sports, the 14th best shooting guard by ESPN, and is ranked as the ninth best point guard by Rivals. In the state of Virginia, Harris is ranked third best by 247 Sports and ESPN, and fourth best by the 247 Sports Composite.
Anthony Harris’ Offer List (According to 247 Sports)
- ACC: Virginia Tech, Boston College, Florida State, Louisville, Miami, Wake Forest
- Big 10: Indiana, Maryland, Ohio State
- SEC: Florida, Georgia
- Big East: Seton Hall
- Big 12: West Virginia
- AAC: Cincinnati, Connecticut, UCF
- Atlantic 10: George Mason
- Conference USA: Old Dominion