BYU guard Connor Harding has entered the transfer portal.
BYU G Connor Harding (JR) has entered the transfer portal. https://t.co/p0JfsQrZdJ— Verbal Commits (@VerbalCommits) March 30, 2021
The junior guard has played three seasons at BYU and can play up to two at his next school if he chooses to take the free year. Harding has been a rotational player in each of his three seasons in Provo but saw his production dip a bit this year. Harding had offseason knee surgery after the 2020 season ended, so that may have cut a bit into his production. Harding averaged 5.4 points and shot 40% from the field and 31% from three this year, all down from last season. As a sophomore Harding shot over 50% from the field and 44% from three.
UVU seems like a strong possibility for his next school. His wife, Paisley, is a star on the BYU women’s basketball and indicated that she’ll return to BYU next year for one more season. Assuming she doesn’t transfer, he can play up the street at UVU without uprooting their lives. If paisley decides to transfer too then that opens up more schools. Paisley is from Everett, WA (north of Seattle) and Connor is from Pocatello.
We indicated earlier today that BYU is very active in the transfer portal, so expect to see at least one or two more departures from BYU’s roster. Harding is the first BYU scholarship player to enter the portal — Jesse Wade entered the portal last week and is a walk on.
Best of luck to Connor in his next stop!