20 Taylor Barnette
20 Taylor Barnette
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
Position: G
Last School: Virginia
Experience: TR

2013-14: Redshirt ... Academic All-Conference.

Prior to Belmont: Played 2012-13 season at the Univ. of Virginia ... Saw action in 26 games and started two games ... Averaged 2.6 points, 0.7 rebounds and 0.7 assists and 9.5 minutes per game ... Shot 47.1 percent from the field and ranked second on the team in 3-point shooting accuracy at 43.2 percent ... Made 10-of-17 (58.8%) 3-point attempts in ACC play ... Tallied a career-high 13 points vs. St. John's in the second round of the NIT ... Made three or more 3-pointers in three games ... Four-year starter at Lexington Christian Academy, as a senior for head coach Tommy Huston and the three previous years for head coach Brad Carter ... Made 38 percent of his three-point attempts and 75 percent of his free throw attempts during his career ... Made a school-record 226 three-point field goals during his career and had a school-record 40 points in a game ... Second all-time in scoring and assists at Lexington Christian Academy when he graduated ... Voted the No. 2 player in the region prior to his senior season ... Earned second-team All-State, All-Region and first-team All-City honors as a senior despite missing 13 games because of injury ... Averaged 20.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists a game as a senior ... Voted the Most Outstanding Student-Athlete at Lexington Christian Academy as a senior and received the Christian Sportsmanship Award ... Averaged 17.4 points, six rebounds and 2.5 assists a game as a junior ... Earned All-Region and first-team All-City honors his junior season ... Received the Christian Sportsmanship Award at Lexington Christian as a junior ... Averaged 14.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists a game as a sophomore ... Earned All-City honors his sophomore season ... Received Most Valuable Player honors at the Central Classic (twice), The Rock Classic, the Shooting for the Cure Classic and the Bobby Keith Classic during his high school career ... Also earned All-State Tournament, All-Region Tournament, All-District Tournament and All-Capital City Classic Tournament honors during his career at Lexington Christian Academy.

Personal: Majoring in Communication Studies ... Son of Ross and Michelle Barnette ... Has two siblings, Ryan and Sarah Beth ... Sarah Beth plays college basketball at Virginia ... Earned Academic Honorable Mention All-State honors as junior and senior ... Church group leader and youth coach leader.