June 16, 2008

Barnes receives big-time offer

It's been an unforgettable couple of days for Harrison Barnes. Having just recently returned from the Nike Hoops Jamboree, the 6-foot-6, 190-pound small forward from Ames (IA) Senior High School couldn't stop the phone from ringing on Sunday. Now that coaches are allowed to contact 2010 prospects, Barnes was clearly one of the more popular prospects. Aside from the phone calls, the Iowa native just received a big-time scholarship offer from a Big 12 program.

Prior to Sunday's conversations with a number of different colleges, Barnes had scholarship offers from Indiana, Iowa, Iowa State, Maryland, USC and TCU. However, by the end of Sunday night, his offer list had increased by one.

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