2011-12 North Carolina Men's Basketball Yearbook

2011-12 North Carolina Basketball Yearbook

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Carolina Basketball 2011-12 HARRISON BARNES GENERAL INFO Preseason first-team All-Amer- ica (Sporting News) • Rated the best returning player in the ACC by USA Today and the nation's best small forward by Lindy's. FRESHMAN SEASON 2010-11 The ninth Tar Heel to earn ACC Rookie of the Year honors (Sam Perkins, Michael Jordan, J.R. Reid, Ed Cota, Joseph Forte, Marvin Williams, Tyler Hansbrough, Bran- dan Wright and Barnes) and the fourth to play for head coach Roy Williams • The 14th Tar Heel to earn Freshman All-America hon- ors (USBWA and Fox Sports.com) • Second-team All-ACC selection, the first UNC freshman to accom- plish that since Brandan Wright in 2007 • Earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors three times, includ- ing the last week of the regular season for his game-winning shot at Florida State and a team-high 18 points in a win over Duke to decide the regular season champion • An NABC and USBWA all-district se- lection • An NCAA East Regional all-tournament selection • Aver- aged 21.0 points and 8.3 rebounds in NCAA Tourney play • Earned first-team All-ACC Tournament honors (24.7 ppg, 5.0 rpg) • Most points by a UNC freshman in the ACC Tournament since Phil Ford had 78 in 1975 • The 11th UNC freshman to earn first-team All- ACC Tournament honors. Averaged 21.5 points (shot 46.5 percent from the floor, 38.7 percent from three-point range and 82.4 percent from the free throw line) over the last 10 games • Started 36 games at small forward • Scored 15.7 points per game, second-high- est on the team (scored one point less than Tyler Zeller) and eighth in the ACC • Posted the fifth-highest scoring average ever by a UNC freshman • Led the team in three- pointers (67) and was second in free throw percentage (.750) • Led UNC with 497 field goal attempts (ties Joseph Forte in 2000 for the most ever by a UNC freshman) • Scored in double figures 30 times, including 17 of 19 ACC games, and 21 of the last 22 games • Scored 20 or more points eight times, all in the last 18 games • Shot 42.3 per- Jeffrey Camarati March 12, 2011 ACC Tournament Semifinal vs. Clemson Barnes Scores 40 vs. Tigers Barnes' 40-point game was ... • the seventh 40-point game in ACC Tournament history • tied the fifth-highest point total in ACC Tournament history • first 40-point game in the ACC Tour- nament since Wake Forest's Randolph Childress scored 40 against Duke in 1995 • first 40-point game by a Tar Heel since freshman Tyler Hansbrough had 40 against Georgia Tech on Feb. 15, 2006 • the 17th 40-point game in UNC history (Barnes is the ninth Tar Heel to score 40 in a game) • the fourth 40-point game by a Tar Heel in ACC Tournament history (Lennie Rosenbluth holds the single-game ACC Tournament record with 45 against Clem- son in the 1957 quarterfinal; Charles Scott had 40 against Duke in the 1969 cham- pionship game; and Scott had 41 against Virginia in the 1970 quarterfinal) • tied the all-time scoring record by any freshman in an ACC game, regular- season or Tournament (Hansbrough's 40 vs. Georgia Tech) • the 40 points were the most by any player in the ACC semifinals (previous 38 by Wake Forest's Len Chappell in 1962 and Maryland's Albert King in 1980) • made six three-pointers, tying the cent from the floor and 67 of 195 (.344) from three-point range • Was eighth in the ACC in field goal percentage and 10th in three-point- ers made per game • Hit multiple three-pointers 20 times with a high of six against Clemson and four against Hofstra, at Boston College, Miami and Washington • Hit go- ahead and/or game-winning shots in wins over Virginia Tech, Clem- son, Miami, at Clemson, at Florida State, Clemson in the ACC Tourna- ment and Washington • Averaged a UNC-best 16.7 points in Carolina's 29 wins and 11.9 points in the eight losses • Leading freshman scorer in the ACC • Topped Carolina in scor- ing in 11 of the last 17 ACC games • Made a three-pointer in each of the last 20 games. Scored 84 points in NCAA Tour- nament play (21.0), the most points and highest average by a UNC freshman in an NCAA Tournament • Had 24 points against LIU, ty- ing the school record for the most by a freshman in his first NCAA game (Tyler Hansbrough also had 24, against Murray State in 2006) • Became the first UNC freshman to score 20 or more points in his first three NCAA Tournament games • The only other Tar Heel, regardless of class, to score 20 or more points in each of his first three NCAA Tournament games was senior forward Lennie Rosenbluth, who scored 29, 39, 23, 31 and 20 in five games en route to the national title in 1957 • Joined Zeller as the first Tar Heels to score 20 or more points in three straight NCAA games since Sean May in 2005. 2011 NCAA Tournament: Scored eight of his 18 points in a one minute span late in the game to cut an eight-point deficit to two in the regional final vs. Kentucky • Was the ninth time in the final 10 games he scored 18 or more points • Had 20 points and nine rebounds with a season-high seven on the offensive glass against Marquette • Hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 4:45 to play in the 86-83 win over Washington • Had 22 points, hit four three-pointers and had a season-high three steals against the Huskies • Scored 24 points and grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds in his first NCAA Tournament game, a 102-87 win over LIU. UNC record in the ACC Tournament with Jason Capel against Clemson in the 2001 quarterfinals 2011 ACC Tournament: Scored 40 points against Clem- son in the ACC semifinal • Went 12 for 17 from the field (6 of 8 three-pointers) and 10 of 11 from the free throw line • Scored 16 of UNC's first 24 points to begin the game and 14 of UNC's 19 in over- time • Three-pointer with 1:22 to play in regulation made it 73-71 Clemson • Scored six of the first nine points in overtime • Made two three-pointers and converted a three-point play in overtime • Were the most points by a player in one overtime period in the ACC Tournament in at least 29 years • Led all scorers with 18 points in win over Miami – had 10 of UNC's 22 first-half points and hit a long three-pointer with 5:13 to play that cut the Canes' once 19-point lead down to 55-51. ACC Regular-Season: Led Carolina in scoring with 18 points in win over Duke – af- ter the Blue Devils scored the first seven points of the second half to pull within five, Barnes scored six of UNC's next eight points to build the lead back to 12. 29

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