24 Adam Barnes
24 Adam Barnes
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Clarksville, Tenn.
Position: G
Last School: Clarksville HS
Experience: 2 VL

Statistics: 2011 | 2010

2010-11: Academic All-Conference ... An invaluable contributor off the bench ... Provides tremendous effort plays ... 29 game appearances ... Scored in 12 games ... Career-high five points vs. Winthrop (11/23/10) ... Four points vs. Arkansas State (11/17/10) ... Three points in Atlantic Sun Championship vs. North Florida (3/5/11) ... Three points, rebound, steal at Kennesaw State (2/26/11) ... Two points, two assists, steal vs. Kennesaw State (12/16/10) ... Two points, assist vs. Campbell (1/15/11) ... Two points, assist at Campbell (2/12/11) ... Two points vs. Jacksonville (1/10/11) ... Two points, steal vs. North Florida (1/8/11) ... Two points at Troy (12/18/10) ... Two points, rebound at Florida Gulf Coast (1/3/11) ... Two points, rebound vs. USC Upstate (2/19/11) ... Rebound, assist in NCAA Tournament second round game vs. Wisconsin (3/17/11).

2009-10: Academic All-Conference ... Made significant contributions as part of the Bruin guard rotation ... A selfless, team-oriented player who makes everyone on the team better ... One of the Bruins' top perimeter defenders and offensive rebounders ... Made 15 game appearances ... Career-high 10 minutes and timely two points, three rebounds, assist at Campbell (1/30/10) ... Four points, rebound, assist at Lipscomb (1/11/10) ... Assist, block at Eastern Illinois (11/28/09) ... Rebound vs. Alabama State (11/21/09) ... Rebound at USC Upstate (2/13/10) ... Made collegiate debut at Washington (11/14/09).

2008-09: Academic All-Conference ... Redshirt.

Prior to Belmont: Three-year letterwinner at Clarksville High School ... Part of impressive program for head coach Ted Young that went a combined 58-11 over Barnes' junior and senior seasons ... Averaged 17 points per game as a senior ... Led team in steals ... Named to All-Area First Team by Clarksville Leaf Chronicle ... Also earned All-District Team, All-District Tournament Team, and All-Region Team honors ... CHS went 25-8 in 2008, winning region and district championships ... State runner-up as junior as Clarksville went 33-3 ... Named 'Best All-Around' and Prom King among others at CHS ... Also National Honor Society and Academic Award Recipient ... High school teammates Tyrone Caldwell and Lavonte Henderson also playing collegiately ... Compared favorably to former NBA great Scottie Pippen in Leaf Chronicle feature.

Personal: Majoring in Business Administration ... Son of Eric and Teresa Lee ... Born Adam Benson Barnes on September 2, 1990 in Decatur, Ga. ... Self-labelled gym rat ... Lists Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Randy Moss and Tiger Woods among favorite athletes ... Also inspired by Tony Dungy autobiography, 'Quiet Strength.'