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SCOTTIE BARNES

#4

Player profile

(Updated July 2020)
position
Guard
height
6-9
weight
227
year
Freshman
hometown
West Palm Beach, Fla.
high school
Montverde Academy (Fla.)

SCOTTIE BARNES'S CAREER HIGHS

PTS: 21 vs. Georgia Tech (3-13-21)
REBS: 9 at Notre Dame (3-6-21)
STLS: 6 at North Carolina (2-27-21)
ASTS: 8 at Miami (2-24-21)
BLKS: 3 at Pittsburgh (2-20-21)

HONORS

2020-21 Preseason Naismith Award Player of the Year Watch List
2020-21 Preseason Wooden Award Player of the Year Watch List
2020-21 Preseason All-American Third Team (CBS Sports)
2020-21 Preseason All-ACC First Team (CBS Sports)

2020-21 Bob Cousy Award Watch List (National Point Guard of the Year)
2020-21 Preseason ACC Freshman of the Year (ACC Operation Basketball)
2020-21 Preseason All-ACC First Team (ACC Operation Basketball)
ACC Rookie of the Week (December 14, 2020; Indiana and Florida games)
ACC Rookie of the Week (February 15, 2021; Wake Forest game)
2020-21 Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 Watch List (January 6, 2021)
2020-21 Bob Cousy Award Top-10 (January 25, 2021)
2020-21 Lute Olson Award Midseason Watch List (January 25, 2021)
2021 All-ACC Third Team (ACC Coaches and Media)
2021 All-ACC Freshman Team (ACC Coaches and Media)
2021 ACC Freshman of the Year (ACC Coaches and Media)
2021 ACC Sixth Man of the Yaer (ACC Coaches and Media)
2021 All-ACC Tournament Second Team
2021 All-American Honorable Mention (Associated Press)

ON BARNES

The No. 4 overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors…at No. 4, he tied the all-time Florida State record for the highest pick in the history of the NBA Draft…Barnes (No. 4 by Toronto on 2021) joined Dave Cowens (No. 4 by the Boston Celtics in 1970) and Patrick Williams (No. 4 by the Chicago Bulls in 2020) as the highest draft picks in school history…the sixth NBA Draft Lottery pick in school history…he joins a talented list of Seminoles selected in the draft lottery: Patrick Williams (No. 4 overall, 2020, Chicago Bulls), Barnes (No. 4 overall, 2021 Toronto Raptors), Jonathan Isaac (No. 6 overall, 2017, Orlando Magic), George McCloud (No. 7 overall, 1989, Indiana Pacers), Devin Vassell (No. 11 overall, 2020, San Antonio Spurs) and Al Thornton (No. 14 overall, 2007, Los Angeles Clippers)…entered his named for consideration in the 2021 NBA Draft on April 9, 2021 as an early entry candidate…the fourth one-and-done player in Florida State history joining former Seminoles Malik Beasley (first round pick of the Denver Nuggets in 2016), Jonathan Isaac (first round Draft Lottery pick of the Orlando Magic in 2017), and Patrick Williams (first round Draft Lottery pick of the Chicago Bulls in 2020)…successfully completed his academic course load during his only season at Florida State…earned All-American Honorable Mention Honors as named by the Associated Press in 2021…named as the 2021 ACC Freshman of the Year, the 2021 ACC Sixth Man of the Year, earned all-ACC Third Team honors in 2021, named to the All-ACC Freshman Team in 2021 and was an All-ACC Tournament Second-Team selection…just the second Seminole in school history to be named as the ACC Freshman of the year – joining Bob Sura in 1992 as the two players in school history to earn the award as an ACC player…received the most votes of any player in the voting for ACC Freshman of the Year honors…received the most (74) as a member of the ACC All-Freshman Team…the only freshman to earn mention on the All-ACC First, Second or Third team in 2021…the third consecutive Seminole player to earn the ACC Sixth Man of the Year Award following Mfiondu Kabengele (2019) and Patrick Williams (2020)…both Kabengele and Williams were first round NBA Draft picks…a top-10 nominee as a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award as the nation’s top point guard…a two-time ACC Freshman of the Week – one of only four ACC players to earn multiple ACC Rookie of the Year awards in 2020-21…the highest rated recruit in Florida State history…the No. 5 overall ranked and No. 1 ranked power forward in the 2020 recruiting class…Jonathan Isaac, came to Florida State as the No. 8 rated recruit, before leaving as the No. 6 overall lottery pick in the 2017 NBA Draft…Barnes’ signing with Florida State for the 2020-21 season marked the fifth time in the past six recruiting classes the Seminoles landed a player ranked in the top 10 in the nation… helped lead Florida State to an 18-7 overall record, an 11-4 record in ACC play, to a second place finish in the regular season standings of the ACC, to the championship game of the ACC Tournament and to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in his only season at Florida State…everybody’s all-star as he was selected to play in the 2020 McDonald’s All-American game, the Jordan Brand Game and the Nike Hoop Summit following his senior season…named to the 2019 USA Today All-Florida Boys Basketball First Team…named as a MaxPreps Sophomore First Team All-American in 2018…earned MaxPreps Freshman All-American Honorable Mention honors…named to the All-Area Small Schools Second Team and to the All-North Division Conference Second Team by the Palm Beach Post in 2017…a three-time USA Basketball gold medalist and two-time state champion…became a member of Team Nike on the Nike EYBL AAU circuit prior to his sophomore season…averaged 18.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 1.2 blocked shots and 1.1 steals as he played for the NightRydas on the EYBL circuit in 2019…a member of the 2019 USA Men’s Basketball Gold Medal winning U19 World Cup Team…led the United States to the tournament championship in Greece…played in all seven games in the U19 World Cup and averaged 20.4 minutes played per game, 9.7 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.0 steals while shooting .542 percent from the field… scored 16 points versus New Zealand; 16 points against Latvia; 13 points versus Russia; 11 points and totaled eight rebounds in USA’s win over Mali in the gold medal game…helped the United States win gold medals at the U17 World Cup in 2018 and the U16 FIBA Americas Tournament in 2017…took part in the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team October minicamp…averaged 9.5 points and 5.8 rebounds and led the USA to a 7-0 record and gold medal at the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup in Santa Fe, Argentina…owns a 7’2 wingspan and 9’0 standing reach and big hands.

2020-21 (AS A FRESHMAN)

Averaged 10.3 points (third on the team), 4.0 rebounds (fifth), 4.1 assists (first), 1.5 steals (first) and 0.4 blocked shots (fourth) in his only season as a Seminole… earned All-American Honorable Mention honors as named by the Associated Press…named as the ACC Freshman of the Year…the ACC Sixth Man of the Year…earned all-ACC Third Team honors in…named to the All-ACC Freshman Team…an All-ACC Tournament Second-Team selection…chosen to the Watch Lists as a preseason candidate for the Naismith and John R. Wooden National Player of the Year Awards…a Preseason All-American Third-Team selection by CBS Sports…named as a preseason All-ACC First Team player by CBS Sports…a candidate for the Bob Cousy Award as presented by the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as the nation’s top point guard…named as the preseason ACC Freshman of the Year and as a preseason All-ACC First Team Selection at ACC Operation Basketball…named to the Wooden Award Midseason Top-25 Watch List (Jan. 6)…named to the Bob Cousy Award Top-10 List (Jan. 25)…just the second Seminole in school history to be named as the ACC Freshman of the year – joining Bob Sura in 1992 as the two players in school history to earn the award as an ACC player…received the most votes of any player in the voting for ACC Freshman of the Year honors…received the most (74) as a member of the ACC All-Freshman Team…the only freshman to earn mention on the All-ACC First, Second or Third team in 2021…the third consecutive Seminole player to earn the ACC Sixth Man of the Year Award following Mfiondu Kabengele (2019) and Patrick Williams (2020)…both Kabengele and Williams were first round NBA Draft picks…a two-time ACC Freshman of the Week – one of only four ACC players to earn multiple ACC Rookie of the Year awards in 2020-21…ranked fifth in the ACC for assists per game, seventh in steals and tied for 12th in assist:turnover ratio (1.7:1)…his career-high six steals tied for the ACC lead for steals in a single game by an ACC player during the 2020-21 season…totaled eight points, a team-high six assists, and a team-high six rebounds in 24 minutes as a starter in the first game of his Florida State career — an 86-58 win over North Florida in Tallahassee (Dec. 2)…scored the game-winning basket with 1.8 seconds remaining in overtime to give Florida State a 69-67 win over Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Tallahassee…totaled nine points, four rebounds, five assists and four steals in just his second career start as a Seminole in Florida State’s victory over the Hoosiers (Dec. 9)…scored 17 points to go along with five assists, two rebounds and one steal in Florida State’s 83-71 win over Florida at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Dec. 12)…named the ACC Rookie of the Week for the first time in his career for his performances in victories over Indiana and No. 25 Florida (Dec. 14)…scored a team-leading 16 points to go along with six rebounds and two steals in his first career ACC game — a 74-61 win over Georgia Tech in Tallahassee (Dec. 15)…totaled eight points, three rebounds and three steals in Florida State’s game against UCF In Tallahassee (Dec. 19)…scored a team-high 14 points, dished out five assists and pulled down four rebounds in Florida State’s road game at Clemson (Dec. 29)…totaled 11 points, three rebounds and three assists in Florida State’s 105-73 victory over NC State at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Jan. 13)…scored 10 points off the bench with six rebounds, two steals and one blocked shot in Florida State’s 78-65 win over Louisville at the KFC Yum! Center (Jan. 18)…totaled seven points and seven assists in Florida State’s 80-61 win over Clemson in Tallahassee at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Jan. 23)…scored nine points with five assists and three rebounds against Georgia Tech in Atlanta (Jan. 30)…scored 13 points (including two at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime) to go along with four rebounds, four assists and two steals in Florida State’s 92-85 overtime win over Wake Forest in Tallahassee (Feb. 13)…totaled seven points, six assists and two rebounds in Florida State’s 81-60 win over No. 7 Virginia in Tallahassee (Feb. 15)…scored 11 points to go along with six rebounds, three assists and three blocked shots in Florida State’s 79-72 victory over Pittsburgh at the Peterson Events Center (Feb. 20)…scored eight points in addition to a career-high eight assists and four rebounds in Florida State’s 88-71 win over Miami in Coral Gables (Feb. 24)…totaled 12 points, seven rebounds and a career-high six steals in Florida State’s game at North Carolina (Feb. 27)…totaled seven points, seven assists and three rebounds in Florida State’s 93-64 win over Boston College on Senior Night in Tallahassee (March 3)…scored 17 points and pulled down his career-high of nine rebounds in Florida State’s game at Notre Dame (March 3)…scored 11 points to go along with five rebounds, four assists and two steals in Florida State’s victory over North Carolina in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament…the win sent the Seminoles to the ACC Tournament Championship game for the fourth time in school history (March 12)…scored his career-high of 21 points with four rebounds and three assists in Florida State’s game against Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament Championship game…named to the All-ACC Tournament Second-Team as he averaged 16 points and 4.5 rebounds in two games in the ACC Tournament (March 13)…totaled six points, five assists, three steals and one rebound in Florida State’s 71-53 win over Colorado in the NCAA Tournament at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, Ind…the victory over the Buffaloes sent the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive season (March 22)…totaled eight points, three assists, one rebound and one blocked shot in Florida State’s game against Michigan in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. (March 28).

AT MONTVERDE

Graduated from Montverde Academy in 2020…averaged 11.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists in helping Montverde to a 25-0 record…the Eagles earned an average margin of victory of 39 points per game…earned All-American First Team honors from both MaxPreps and Sports Illustrated…a finalist as the MaxPreps National Player of the Year…selected to play in the McDonald’s All-American game, the Jordan Brand Classic and the Nike Hoop Summit…led Montverde to victories over seven nationally ranked opponents during the season – No. 5 DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.), No. 10 Long Island Lutheran (Brookville, N.Y.), No. 12 Scotlandville (Baton Rouge, La.), No. 19 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) (three times) and No. 20 Duncanville (Texas)…the Eagles captured championship titles at the City of Palms Classic, John Wall Holiday Invitational, Montverde Academy Invitational and the St. James Invitational…totaled 16 points, five rebounds and five assists in a 76-64 victory over IMG Academy as a senior.

AT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL

Attended University School in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., as a sophomore in 2018 and as a junior in 2019…led the Sharks to a 63-7 overall record, two Class 5A Championships and two appearances in the Geico National Championship game in his two seasons at the University School…played with Duke star Vernon Carey as a sophomore and a junior at the University School…averaged 14.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.8 assists as he led University School to a 27-5 overall record, a second consecutive 5A State Championship and a second consecutive appearance in the Geico High School National Championship game where the Sharks fell to Montverde Academy in the championship game during his junior season…the University School closed the season ranked No. 2 nationally in the USA Today Super 25 final rankings…led the University School to the championship and was named the Most Valuable Player of the City of Palms tournament as a sophomore…scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in an 81-45 victory against Sanford School in the 2019 City of Palms…led the Sharks to a 36-2 record, the Florida Class 5A State Title and to the championship game of the Geico High School National Championship tournament in 2018…averaged 21.3 points and 9.7 rebounds in the three-game national championship tournament as University School fell to Montverde Academy in the championship game as a sophomore…the 5A State Championship victory was the first in school history…totaled 15 points and eight rebounds in the championship game of the City of Palms Classic against East High School from Memphis in 2017…totaled a triple-double of 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in the opening game of the 2018 City of Palms Classic against Vashon High School from Missouri.

AT CARDINAL NEWMAN

Attended Cardinal Newman High School in Ft. Lauderdale as a freshman in 2017…earned Freshman All-American honors from MaxPreps in leading the Crusaders to a 19-8 record and a spot in the Class 5A regional semifinal game.

PERSONAL

Born August 1, 2001…Scottie is the son of Kathalyn Wilkins…has two brothers, Jon French and Shawn Barnes…his mom is the person he looks up to the most because of all she has sacrificed for him to be who he is…received his first scholarship offer from Kansas in October of his sophomore season…made official visits to only Florida State and Ohio State…also earned offers from Cal, Duke, Kentucky, Miami (Fla.) and Oregon.