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Scottie Barnes

Scottie Barnes

Scottie Barnes
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Is Athlete Basketball player
From United States of America
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 2001, West Palm Beach, USA
Age 22 years
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Scott Wayne Barnes Jr. (born August 1, 2001) is an American basketball player who attends Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida. He is committed to play college basketball for Florida State. A five-star recruit, Barnes is considered the number one power forward and a top-10 player in the 2020 class.

High school career

As a freshman, Barnes played basketball for Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Florida. He earned All-Area second team and MaxPreps Freshman All-American honors after leading Newman to a 19–8 record and the 5A regional semifinals. After the season, Barnes transferred to NSU University School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he was teammates with Vernon Carey Jr., the nation's highest-ranked junior. As a sophomore, he helped his team to a 36–2 record and its first-ever Class 5A state title. Barnes led University School to a City of Palms Classic championship and was named tournament most valuable player (MVP) after posting 15 points and eight rebounds in the final versus top-ranked East High School. At GEICO Nationals, he averaged 21.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game as University School finished as runners-up. In his junior season, Barnes averaged 13.1 points, seven rebounds and 4.8 assists per game, leading his team to a 27–5 record and a second straight 5A state title. On August 5, 2019, he announced that he was moving to Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida, joining fellow five-star recruits Cade Cunningham and Day'Ron Sharpe, for his senior season.


A consensus five-star recruit, Barnes is considered the fourth-best player in the 2020 recruiting class by ESPN. He is the most highly-ranked power forward in his class by ESPN and Rivals. On October 14, 2019, Barnes announced his commitment to play college basketball for Florida State over offers from Kentucky, Miami (Florida) and Oregon, among others.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Scottie Barnes
West Palm Beach, FL Montverde Academy (FL) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Oct 14, 2019 
Overall recruiting rankings:   Rivals: 7  247Sports: 9  ESPN: 4
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


National team career

Barnes won a gold medal with the United States at the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship in Formosa, Argentina after averaging 9.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game. In a semifinal win over Argentina, he led all scorers with 20 points and six steals while breaking the American under-16 record for free throw percentage by shooting 8-of-8 from the free throw line. At the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup in Argentina, Barnes averaged 9.5 points and 5.8 rebounds per game and captured another gold medal. He averaged 9.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Heraklion, Greece, where he won his third gold medal with the United States.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 21 Feb 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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