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Brandi Barnes
Brandi  Barnes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Joppatowne, Md.

High School:
Joppatowne HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
10/22/1977

VILLANOVA

Transfer from the University of Maryland after the 1996-97 season...One of the better post players in the Big East Conference...Good shooting touch that extends to three-point range...Has good offensive moves.

JUNIOR SEASON (1999-00)

Named to the All-Big Five second team...Started 27 of the 28 games she played in...Averaging 10.1 ppg., a team-best 6.4 rpg in 26.2 mpg...Scored 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting to go with seven rebounds in loss at La Salle...Recorded five points and eight rebounds in 30 minutes of action versus Boston College...Tallied second double-double of her career with 14 points and a career-best 13 rebounds in victory over Drexel...Made 7-of-8 from the field a for 15 points to go with four rebounds in win over Mt. St. Mary?s in the championship game of the PNC Wildcat Christmas Classic...Named MVP of the PNC Wildcat Christmas Classic after going 12-of-16 from the field for 29 points and 17 rebounds in the two games...Tied his career-high with 24 points on 11-of-20 shooting to go with five rebounds in home win over Providence...Made 7-of-11 from the field for 14 points to go with a team-high eight rebounds in win over Penn...Scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds in win at Rutgers...Scored nine points to go with a team-high 11 rebounds and a career-best four assists...Tied a career-high with four assists and established a season-high with two blocks versus WVU...Scored 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds in upset win over No. 18 Boston College...Tallied nine points and eight rebounds in loss at St. John?s...Tied career-high with 24 points on 9-of-15 shooting to go with eight rebounds and a career-best tying three blocks at Providence...Was the only Wildcat in double figures with 13 points in loss to Rutgers in the Big East Tournament.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1998-99)

Earned Philadelphia Big Five second team honors...Played in all 28 games, starting in 27 at center...Averaged 9.9 ppg, and 5.8 rpg in 23 mpg...Finished first on the team in rebounding and blocks and second in scoring...Shot a team-high 46.4 percent from the field (122-for-263)...Scored in double figures in 15 games on the season...Led the team in rebounding in 15 of the Wildcats? 28 contests...Scored 14 points against Maryland Eastern Shore in the first round of the PNC Wildcat Classic...Had 10 points (five-of-nine shooting) and nine rebounds versus Pepperdine...In the Duke Thanksgiving Tournament, she had 10 points against Duke and team-highs with 12 points and six rebounds versus Florida...Recorded a career-high 24 points on 10-of-25 shooting to go along with eight rebounds and two blocks...Had 15 points on seven-of-11 shooting and pulled down nine rebounds against St. Joseph?s...Scored 18 points and had seven rebounds at Notre Dame...Tallied a game-high 19 points on seven-of-17 shooting against UConn...Recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds at Providence...Had nine points, a career-best three blocks, seven rebounds and her first career three-pointer at Rutgers...Scored nine points and had a team-high eight rebounds in win over West Virginia... Tallied 10 points on five-of-seven shooting and added seven rebounds against Syracuse.

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND (1996-97)

Played in 16 games, starting in one averaging 11.4 mpg...Averaged 2.8 ppg and 2.8 rpg...Shot 33.3% (16-for-48)...Connected on 13-for-20 (65.0%) from the foul line...Recorded nine steals, six blocked shots and three assists...Scored a career-high eight points and grabbed a career-best nine rebounds against Howard.

JOPPATOWNE HIGH SCHOOL

All-State...Averaged 20.0 ppg and 18.1 rpg during senior season...Led team to the 1993 and 1994 Maryland State Basketball Tournament...First athlete in school history to record a triple-double...Earned All-County honors...Played four years of basketball, tennis and volleyball...Garnered All-County distinction in volleyball...Four-year honor roll student...Graduated in top 10 percent of her class.

PERSONAL

Graduate student at Villanova...Younger of two children of Bernard and Gloria Barnes...Father and brother both played football at Morgan State...Born 10/22/77 in Baltimore, Md.

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