PRIOR TO HOUSTON
Averaged 13.0 points per game and pulled down 5.4 rebounds per contest while playing 24.7 minutes per night...Was active defensively, coming away with 1.8 steals per game and swatting nearly a block every other contest. Barnes made her way to Hinds Community College after appearing in seven games for Michigan State during the 2015-16 season.
Played for head coach Mike Coleman at Raymond High School...Played her first three high school seasons at Hinds County Agricultural High School...Averaged a double-double her last two seasons...Named one of the top five recruits by the Delta Report in the state of Mississippi...Tabbed one of the 2014 Dandy Dozen by The Clarion-Ledger...Averaged 18.3 points and 11.7 rebounds, to go along with 3.0 assists and 3.3 blocks per game...Earned all-state recognition...Played AAU for MS Southern Phenoms for coach Roger Wilson...Played on the 2014-2015 ALL-USA Mississippi Girls Basketball Team...Also lettered in track & field.
Daughter of Carolyn Barnes...Has three siblings, Alisha, Kiara and Nakita...Was a member of the honor roll at Raymond High School...Biggest influence is her mother.