NABC announces inaugural team academic excellence awards, UK only SEC team honored
45th overall pick in 2011 NBA Draft (New Orleans Hornets)
"Josh will provide depth in our front court this year and comes into the season with a renewed confidence after his experience playing in China this summer. He has the ability to stretch the defense with his shooting ability." - John Calipari
2009-10 Played in 22 games, averaging 1.3 points and 1.2 rebounds ... Totaled two points and three rebounds in three minutes vs. Wake Forest in the NCAA 2nd Round in New Orleans ... Scored two points on an offensive rebound in two minutes of action vs. Tennessee at the SEC Tournament ... Earned his first action in SEC play, totaling four points and four rebounds vs. Arkansas ... Had his second straight game with two blocks vs. Long Beach State ... Tied season-highs with five points and three rebounds in 10 minutes vs. Drexel ... Posted two points and three boards vs. UNC Asheville ... Scored a season-high five points, including a three-pointer to end the first half vs. Cleveland State in Cancun ... Scored four points with one block and one rebound in seven minutes vs. Rider ... Totaled three points and three rebounds in the second exhibition game against Clarion.
2008-09 The JUCO transfer played in 34 games, starting two in his first season as a Wildcat ... Made UK debut in season opener against VMI, recording two rebounds, an assist and a blocked shot in six minutes ... Logged nine minutes at North Carolina, pulling down two rebounds ... Played a season-high 15 minutes vs. Delaware State, totaling six points, three rebounds and a block ... Scored a season-high 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting with seven boards and three blocks vs. Longwood ... Totaled four boards, an assist plus a steal in 14 minutes vs. Kansas State ... Recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 boards in a career-high 25 minutes vs. West Virginia ... Named to the Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament team ... Posted a career-high 12 points, including 2-of-3 from behind the arc, with seven rebounds and two blocks vs Lamar ... Led UK with a career-high 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench in the win over Indiana ... Totaled eight points in 13 minutes vs. FAU ... Scored 12 points on 5-of-7 from the field with six boards vs. Central Michigan ... Logged 12 minutes in UK's win at Alabama and 13 minutes vs. Mississippi State ... Best effort in SEC play with 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting vs. Florida ... Earned his first career start at Arkansas, playing 13 minutes.
Personal Born on February 12, 1989 ... Son of Doug and Karen Harrellson ... Chose Kentucky over Indiana, Iowa, Iowa State, Missouri, Ohio State, Purdue, St. Louis ... Coached by Gary Walker at St. Charles High School.