Richard Harward
Center 42
256 lbs.
Last School
Utah Valley University
Roster Years


  • Parents are Bradley and Alice Harward
  • Has four sisters and one brother
  • His brother Ian played basketball at BYU and BYU-Hawaii
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia
  • Instagram: @richardharward_42 | LinkedIn: Richard Harward

Before BYU

  • Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Utah Valley
  • Named to the 2018-19 NABC Honors Court
  • Named the Jan. 14, 2019, WAC Player of the Week
  • As a sophomore in 2018-19 averaged 10.8 points, 7.1 rebounds and shot 67.9 percent from the field in 20.5 minutes of action during the last 18 games of the season
  • For the season, averaged 6.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and shot 63.8 percent from the field while posting three double-doubles and season highs of 19 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks
  • As a freshman, appeared in 14 games and averaged 1.3 points per game and 1.9 rebounds per game
  • Prepped at Orem High School where as a senior in 2014-15, earned first-team all-state honors while leading the Tigers to a 20-6 record and run to the semifinals of the 2015 4A Utah State Championships
  • Averaged 13.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.6 blocks as a senior

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 2020-2021

  • WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - Bronze
  • Played in 27 games
  • Scored in double figures eight times
  • Recorded double-doubles against New Orleans (11 points, 10 rebounds) and San Francisco (13 points, 11 rebounds)
  • Ranked second in offensive rebounds (45) and fourth in total rebounds (116)
  • Posted season highs of 15 points (Utah), 11 rebounds (San Francisco), 4 assists (Texas Southern), 2 steals (twice) and one block (six times)
Senior Year 2021-2022

  • WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - Silver
  • Made only appearance of the season on Senior Night against Pepperdine
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year