Tyler Harvey (basketball)
Harvey vs. Northern Arizona in 2015
|No. 1 – Auxilium CUS Torino|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
July 17, 1993|
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|College||Eastern Washington (2012–2015)|
|NBA draft||2015 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51st overall|
|Selected by the Orlando Magic|
|Career highlights and awards|
Tyler Jordon Harvey (born July 17, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for FIAT Torino of the Italian Serie A. He played college basketball for the Eastern Washington Eagles. He primarily plays the point guard and shooting guard positions. Harvey graduated from Bishop Montgomery High School of Torrance, California in 2011. According to Eagles head coach Jim Hayford, Harvey was the player the team was "building their basketball program on" as a sophomore.
As a junior, Harvey led Eastern Washington to Division I school-record 26 wins and a share of the Big Sky Conference regular season title, the Big Sky tournament title, and a spot in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. The Eagles received a thirteen seed and played fourth seed Georgetown in the second round of the tournament. The Eagles fell to the Hoyas, 74-84, ending their season.
Harvey finished the season as the Division I national scoring leader at 23.1 points per game. Harvey also led the nation in three-point shots made as well. Harvey would earn Honorable Mention All-American honors by the Associated Press, the first Eastern Washington player to do so since Rodney Stuckey in 2007. Harvey would be named to the Big Sky Conference first-team for the second-straight year. He was also named a first-team Academic All-American, and was also named to the Lou Henson Mid-Major All-American Team.
On April 1, 2015, Harvey announced his decision to forgo his final season at Eastern Washington and declared for the 2015 NBA draft.
On June 25, 2015, Harvey was selected with the 51st overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic. He later joined the Magic blue team for the 2015 NBA Summer League. On October 31, 2015, he was acquired by the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League, the affiliate team of the Magic. On November 20, he made his professional debut in a 103–93 loss to the Delaware 87ers, recording 9 points, 1 rebounds, two assists and two steals in 29 minutes.
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball season scoring leaders
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball season 3-point field goal leaders
- "Tyler Harvey Bio". Eastern Washington University. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
- "Capital one academic All-America Team selected by CoSIDA" (PDF). College Sports Information Directors of America. February 26, 2015. Retrieved July 28, 2015.
- "Magic Select Tyler Harvey With 51st Overall Pick". NBA.com. June 26, 2015. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
- "Orlando Magic Announce Rosters for Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League". NBA.com (Press release). Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. June 30, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
- "BayHawks Finalize Training Camp Roster and Draft Five". NBA.com. October 31, 2015. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
- "Delaware 87ers Top Erie BayHawks". NBA.com. November 20, 2015. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
- "Tyler Harvey signs with Auxilium Cus Torino". Sportando.com. July 22, 2016. Retrieved September 24, 2016.