HEAD OF BASKETBALL & PLAYER PLACEMENT

   Jermaine Barnes 

Head of Basketball & Player Placement 

 

 

Barnes had an exceptional high school career for the Morrow Mustangs where he was honoured by having his number retired and has also been nominated to the Georgia High School Hall of Fame as the most successful Mustang of all time.

 

Barnes stayed in Georgia for college and attended NAIA Divison I Point University. Barnes started every game and finished his second season second in school history in scoring.

 

He was named Southern Conference Player of the Year and earned 1st Team All-American honors as a senior. He finished first in the country in scoring with an average of 26.1ppg, the best single season average in Point University history. He scored 784 points on the season, which is the most in Point University’s single season history and ranks third in the Southern Conference.

 

After college Barnes was invited to the NBA Summer League in Long Bench. 

 

Jermaine currently resides in Atlanta, Ga.

 

Jermaine Barnes is a current professional basketball player, he was recently invited to Minnosota Timberwolves vet camp.

 

Barnes played overseas the last 8 seasons starting in Cycprus, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Taiwan.  In 8 season Barnes has led 7/8 countries in scoring.  His best season came in the Dominican Republic where he was the leagues top scorer with a 28.0ppg average named to the All-Import Team.  He would later join Cyprus where he was named Eurobasket.com All-Cyprus Forward of the Year.  

 

Barnes has put the UBA on the map being named Usbasket.com Player of the Decade for 2014.  He was also featured in SLAM Magainze twice.

 

Barnes was named to the 2011 and 2012 USA National Team for the William Jones Cup in Taiwan. He was named All-Tournament team twice. He has a very impressive playing career winning several Eurobasket.com awards including USA guard of the Year, UBA 4x MVP, Uruguay Salto Player of the Year and setting the All-Japan single game scoring record with 60 points.