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16 Great Facts On Harrison Barnes

1. Harrison Bryce Jordan Barnes . He played two seasons at North Carolina and was one of the top-rated basketball players in the recruiting class of 2010.

2. He averaged 27.1 points, 10.4 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 4.0 assists during his senior year and was selected to the USA Today All-USA First Team.

3. On January 20, 2010, it was announced that Barnes was selected to the 2010 Junior National Select Team.

4. He scored a team high 18 points and was named co-MVP with Jared Sullinger.

5. Barnes had 21 points in his North Carolina debut in an exhibition game in the Bahamas against the Commonwealth Bank Giants.

6. UNC won the game 130-87. Barnes had 14 points and 4 rebounds in his North Carolina debut vs.

7. He surpassed this mark on March 12, 2011, in an ACC tournament game against Clemson, scoring 40 points while also grabbing 8 rebounds.

8. Barnes was the ninth UNC Tar Heel to earn ACC Rookie of Year recognition, and the fourth to do so under Coach Roy Williams.

9. Barnes scored the most points as a freshman in the ACC tournament since Phil Ford scored 78 points in 1975.

10. He then went on to the NCAA tournament where he scored 84 points, the most points of any UNC freshman in history.

11. On March 29, 2012, Barnes announced that he was entering the 2012 NBA draft along with Tyler Zeller, Kendall Marshall and John Henson.

12. He worked out with 4 teams: Cleveland Cavaliers, Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards, and Toronto Raptors. He was selected 7th overall by the Golden State Warriors.

13. Warriors coach Mark Jackson said that Harrison Barnes is able to defend all five positions on the floor.

14. In game four of the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs on May 12, Barnes scored 26 points and added 10 rebounds.

15. On May 14, the NBA named Barnes to the 2012–13 All-Rookie first team.

16. He was chosen as a starter for Team Hill. On April 16, 2014, Barnes scored a career-high 30 points against the Denver Nuggets in the final regular season game for the Warriors.

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