LAIE, Hawaii (April 21, 2014) – Head men's basketball coach Ken Wagner announced 7-foot former BYU player Ian Harward has accepted a scholarship offer to play for BYU-Hawaii.
Harward played in 22 games during the 2012-13 season as a redshirt freshman for BYU in Provo. He has spent the past year recovering from a back injury and will resume his career at BYU-Hawaii. He has three remaining years of eligibility.
"Ian adds a lot of size and can run the floor extremely well," Wagner said. "We are really excited knowing he can shoot it, can rebound and will give us another big man that can play great defense."
The 225 pound, 7-footer out of Orem, Utah, scored 22 points and pulled down 21 rebounds during his 22 appearances for BYU. His best outings came against No. 21 Notre Dame when he scored seven points off the bench, along with a five-rebound night vs. Virginia Tech.
In the classroom, he received Bronze Honors on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll as a freshman.
He played high school ball for Orem High School, averaging 14.0 points per game along and also played Pump 'N Run AAU ball. He once posted 35 points, 13 rebounds and 10 blocks in a Tri-City Tournament in the Northwest.
Harward is married and served an LDS mission to San Antonio, Texas.