From small town Ames, Iowa, Harrison, an Advanced Placement Scholar (AP), is considered to be one of the most celebrated
student-athletes in Little Cyclone history and was ranked as the nation’s top player in the class of 2010 by ESPNU 100 and In his senior year Harrison, the 2009 Sporting News High School Athlete of the Year, averaged 26 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 assists, leading Ames High School to a 27-0 season and a second consecutive state championship. Harrison finished his career at Ames High as their all-time leading scorer with 1,787 points, all time leader in rebounds, blocks and steals. Harrison was selected to play in the 2010 McDonald’s All-American Game and the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic game, receiving Co-MVP honors in both performances. In 2010 he was named Iowa Mr. Basketball, Mr. Basketball USA, All-USA Basketball Player of the Year by USA Today, and was the recipient of the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award as well as multiple All-American team selections.



In just two years at UNC, Harrison started in 73 games and averaged 16.4 points and 5.5 rebounds while leading the Tar Heels to two consecutive NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances. Harrison is one of UNC’s most decorated players earning 2010, 2011 Preseason All-American, 2011 Second Team All-ACC, 2011 All-ACC Freshman Team, 2011 ACC Rookie of the Year, 2012 Second Team All-American and 2012 First Team All-ACC honors. In March 2011, Harrison set the record for most points scored by a freshman in an ACC Tournament with his 40-point performance against Clemson. The Tar Heels then went on to play in the 2011 NCAA Tournament where Harrison scored 84 points, the most points of any UNC freshman in history.



Harrison Barnes was a forward for the 2015 NBA Champions, Golden State Warriors. In the 2012 NBA Draft, he was selected seventh overall by the Warriors. Since his arrival to the Bay Area team he has been named 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie First Team, a starter in 2013 & 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend and most recently an NBA Champion, all by the age of 23. Harrison played with the Warriors from 2012-2016.



Harrison Barnes joined the Dallas Mavericks in the Summer of 2016. He averaged a career high 19.2 ppg in 2016-17.  Harrison played with the Mavericks from 2016-2019.  




In June 2016, Barnes was named to the United States national team for the 2016 Summer Olympics. He helped Team USA win the gold medal in Rio!

Member of the 2019 USA World Cup Team.  Started in all eight games, averaged 11.6 points (third high on team) and 4.6 rebounds a game.  Scored in double-digits in six of the USA’s eight games, including a game-high 22 points versus Serbia.