Louisville advanced to the Final Four after beating Duke 85-63.
Name is pronounced mon-TREZ, with a silent "L"
Averaged 25.2 points, 13.6 rebounds and three blocks last season for Hargrave Military in Chatham, Va., which posted a 38-1 record and finished as the national prep runner-up. Hargrave fell 87-76 to Brewster Academy in the national prep championship in its only loss of the season.
Rated by Scout.com as the No. 72 overall prospect in the class of 2012, is listed No. 89 in the ESPNU Top 100 and is rated 82nd nationally by Rivals.com.
In one of his top efforts in prep school, Harrell totaled 51 points, 18 dunks, 17 rebounds and six blocks in a 122-119 overtime victory over Fishburne Military School.
Averaged 16.2 points, 12 rebounds and 6.7 blocked shots as a senior in 2010-11 while leading North Edgecombe High School in Tarboro, N.C. to a 21-3 record and the Tar Roanoke Conference Championship. He was the conference tournament MVP.
Named the MVP of two post-season all-star games in April. He scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the U.S. All-Stars over the Capital All-Stars 105-93 in the Capital Classic in Alexandria, Va. on April 21. He produced 22 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocked shots -- including a swat in the closing seconds to preserve the victory -- to lead the East team to a 84-82 win in a Jordan Brand Classic regional game in Charlotte, N.C. on April 14.
Won a gold medal with the 2012 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team in the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, played June 16-20 in Sao Sebastiáo do Paraiso, Brazil. He averaged 5.4 points and 4.2 rebounds as USA swept its five games in the event. He had 12 points and seven rebounds in a 110-59 victory over Mexico; and seven points and eight rebounds against the US Virgin Islands in a 105-42 win.
Has a seven foot, four-inch wingspan.
Also participated in football and track in high school.
Shattered a backboard in practice during his senior year in high school.
Originally signed a national letter-of-intent with Virginia Tech. He was released from that and then chose to attend UofL after receiving offers from Florida, Alabama, Kentucky, Cincinnati and South Carolina.
Born Jan. 26, 1994 ... Son of Samuel and Selena Harrell ... Has two younger brothers (Cadarius and Quatauis) ... Major is undecided.
Personal goal at UofL is to "be the best on and off the court."
Enjoys spending time with friends and family in his spare time.
Chose to attend UofL because "it's a great school, a great program and the basketball program is amazing."
Best basketball advice given to him was don't ever quit.
His dad and his grandmother have had the greatest influence on his athletic career.
Wanted to wear No. 24 because "I love the number and have worn it since I was 13."
Best moment of his athletic career to date was when he had 51 points, 18 dunks, 17 rebounds and six blocks in a game.
If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you would notice is his poster.
Best thing about being a Cardinal is the team.
What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: everything -- he knows what he is talking about on and off the court.
Would most like to meet Kevin Durant.
Basketball Player: JJ. Hickson
NBA Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Athlete, Other than a basketball player: Usain Bolt