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4 Taylor Barnette
Taylor  Barnette

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Lexington Christian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 183

Position:
G

03/26/2013

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By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

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By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

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03/24/2013

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Men's Basketball NIT vs. St. John's (by Matt Riley)

Men's Basketball NIT vs. St. John's (by Matt Riley)

03/24/2013

Virginia vs. St. John's

Virginia men's basketball

03/10/2013

Men's Basketball vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)

Men's Basketball vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)

02/28/2013

Men's Basketball vs. Duke (by Matt Riley)

Men's Basketball vs. Duke (by Matt Riley)

02/24/2013

Men's Basketball vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Men's Basketball vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

WORTH NOTING
• Played 26 games, including two starts, in 2012-13 season
• Made 10-of-17 (58.8%) 3-point attempts in ACC play
•Earned second-team All-State honors as a high school senior despite missing 13 games because of injury
• Averaged 20.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists a game as a senior at Lexington Christian Academy

AT VIRGINIA

2012-13 SEASON
• Played 26 games and started two games
• Averaged 2.6 points, 0.7 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game
• Shot 47.1 percent from the field and ranked second on the team in 3-point shooting accuracy at 43.2 percent
• Made 10-of-17 (58.8%) 3-point attempts in ACC play
• Tallied a career-high 13 points vs. St. John's in the second round of the NIT
• Was part of the first Virginia freshmen trio along with Justin Anderson and Mike Tobey to start a game at UVa, starting the season opener at George Mason (11/9/12)
• Made three of more 3-pointers in three games
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year starter at Lexington Christian Academy, as a senior for head coach Tommy Huston and the three previous years for head coach Brad Carter
• Made 38 percent of his three-point attempts and 75 percent of his free throw attempts during his career
• Made a school-record 226 three-point field goals during his career and had a school-record 40 points in a game
• Second all-time in scoring and assists at Lexington Christian Academy when he graduated
• Voted the No. 2 player in the region prior to his senior season
• Earned second-team All-State, All-Region and first-team All-City honors as a senior despite missing 13 games because of injury
• Averaged 20.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists a game as a senior
• Voted the Most Outstanding Student-Athlete at Lexington Christian Academy as a senior and received the Christian Sportsmanship Award
• Averaged 17.4 points, six rebounds and 2.5 assists a game as a junior
• Earned All-Region and first-team All-City honors his junior season
• Received the Christian Sportsmanship Award at Lexington Christian as a junior
• Averaged 14.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists a game as a sophomore
• Earned All-City honors his sophomore season
• Received Most Valuable Player honors at the Central Classic (twice), The Rock Classic, the Shooting for the Cure Classic and the Bobby Keith Classic during his high school career
• Also earned All-State Tournament, All-Region Tournament, All-District Tournament and All-Capital City Classic Tournament honors during his career at Lexington Christian Academy

PERSONAL
• Taylor Barnette
• Parents are Michelle and Ross Barnette
• Has an older brother, Ryan, and an older sister, Sarah Beth
• Sister Sarah Beth is a member of the Virginia women's basketball team
• Earned Academic Honorable Mention All-State honors his last two years at Lexington Christian Academy
• Church group leader and youth coach leader

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