Marquette lands four-star forward

Power forward Malek Harris (Orland Park, Ill./Carl Sandburg) verbally committed to Marquette on Wednesday, ESPN.com has confirmed.

The 6-foot-7 Harris chose the Golden Eagles over DePaul, Kansas State, Iowa, Illinois State, Purdue and Oregon State, among others. He is the first recruit for head coach Buzz Williams and his staff from the 2014 class.