CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA -- Michigan fans are going to be very happy when Dion Harris, a 6-4 swingman from Redford High School in Detroit, Michigan, starts competing for the Wolverines during the 2003-2004 season.
RivalsHoops.com had a chance to watch Harris play during this past weekend's Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions event. Harris displayed outstanding quickness and offensive skills.
Harris had chosen Michigan over Louisville. "I wanted to play for a team that had a chance to win it all," Harris said. "Coach Amaker has it going there. They are going to have a great team in the future. I wanted to be part of it."
Harris also re-stated that playing in front of the hometown friends and fans was also a big part of his decision to choose the Wolverines during his recruiting process. "I think we can win a lot of games at Michigan," Harris said. "I know a lot of the players there. The players they have and the players they have coming in gives us a chance to win a lot of games in the Big Ten."
At the TOC, Harris proved he can score from anywhere on the court. He moves from side to side and possesses very nice skills. Harris indicated he continues to look forward to playing with Daniel Horton in the backcourt.
"It's going to be a lot of fun," Harris said. "I know Daniel Horton is a great player. I think we will be a great backcourt."