He currently preps at Highland High School (Pocatello, ID) where he was a 5A all-state second team performer as a sophomore. As a Junior he averaged 16.6 ppg, 8.5 rpg, and 3.7 apg, leading his team to the district title (5A state runner-up) and being named to the 5A all-state first team. He was also named to USA Today’s ALL-USA Idaho boys basketball first team. In the off-season he plays quarterback and wide receiver for the football team. Harding plays AAU ball with the Utah Prospects, who field a talented group that includes current BYU commit Gavin Baxter as well as fellow BYU recruits Frank Jackson and Yoeli Childs. All four of them are listed in ESPN’s top 100 recruits nationally.
Harding is a 3-star prospect by Rivals and Scout. ESPN has rated him 4-stars with a grade of 80, and list him as the top basketball player in Idaho and #99 in the ESPN Top 100. He currently holds offers from Arizona State, BYU, Idaho, ISU, and Stanford. He has received recruiting interest from Boise State, Montana, Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, Utah, and Utah State.
|Hometown:||Pocatello, ID||High School||Highland HS|
|Last Team:||Highland HS||AAU Team:||Utah Prospects|
|Position:||Shooting Guard||HT/WT:||6’6”, 185 lbs.|
|Offers: Arizona State, BYU, Idaho, Idaho State, Stanford|
High School Game Stats (*From the Idaho State Journal)
- Utah AAU programs producing top talent as another offseason draws to a close – Brandon Gurney, Deseret News, July 7, 2014
- ASU hopes to build off UA win; Sendek remembers Dean Smith – AZ Central, Doug Haller, February 8, 2015