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Kendra Barnes
Kendra Barnes


Tulsa, Okla.

High School:





As a Senior (2008-09):
Ended career after three seasons due to injury. Finished career 61st on Tulane's all-time scoring list (360 pts), 11th in field goal percentage (.502, 143-285), 37th in rebounds (326), 28th in rebounding average (4.0) in 81 career games.

As a Junior (2007-08):
Played in 25 of Tulane's 30 games, with six starts... Started five straight games from Nov. 18 - Dec. 2 before a knee injury caused her to miss two games, came back Dec. 21 for the next five games before re-aggravating the injury and missing three more contests... Returned to the lineup for the rest of the season on Jan. 31 at Tulsa...Connected from the field at a .508 clip (30-59)... Scored a season-high six points on four separate occasions: at Alabama (Nov. 10), at Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 16), at Louisiana-Lafayette (Nov. 27) and at Tulsa (Jan. 31)... Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds in Tulane's win at Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 16) with six points and two assists... Hauled in seven rebounds in Tulane's win at East Carolina (Feb. 7)... Converted half of her field goal attempts in 15 of 25 games on the season... Hauled in five rebounds at Southern Miss (Feb. 24)... Her 13 assists tied her for tops among true post players on the roster... Tied her season best with two assists at Louisiana-Lafayette (Nov. 27) and again against Rice (Feb. 14)... 15 of her 56 rebounds came on the offensive end...Recorded one steal in five separate games.

As a Sophomore (2006-07):
Started 17 of 29 games... Led Tulane in rebounding with 5.1 boards per game... 39 of her team-high 147 rebounds came on the offensive glass... Led Tulane in field goal percentage (minimum 10 made) with .527 percentage (58-of-110)... Led the Green Wave in rebounds in 12 games in 2006-07... Reached double-figures in rebounding twice, with a season-high 11 at UTEP on January 2, and 10 in Tulane's win over UCF on January 28... Scored a season-high 15 points on a perfect six-for-six from the field in Tulane's season-opening win over Stephen F. Austin... Shot five-of-nine from the field in Tulane's win over Fordham for 10 points... Connected on 50 percent of her shots or better in 17 contests, including 10 of her final 13 games... A perfect four-for-four from the free throw line against Houston on January 5... Recorded blocks in six separate games... Turned in two assists in the season opening win over Stephen F. Austin and the regular season finale win over Tulsa... Six multi-steal games, including a season-best three in Tulane's win over Villanova at the FIU Thanksgiving Classic.

As a Freshman (2005-06):
Started 11 games and saw action in all 27 contests... Tallied a double-double in her first collegiate game with an 18-point, 12-rebound performances in Tulane's win over Howard... Shot six-for-eight from the field in that game... Also reached double-figures in points against Toledo (11), Miami-Ohio (11), and at home versus UTEP (13)... Second on the team with a 4.6 rebounding average... Of her 123 rebounds, 45 came on the offensive glass... Blocked three shots on the season and turned in 11 steals... Her .474 field goal percentage was third on the team among those with at least 50 field goals made.

Helped lead the Sapulpa Chieftains to three straight 6A state tournament semifinal berths during her career... Represented Sapulpa in the 2005 Oklahoma All-State Basketball Game... A Street & Smith's honorable mention All-American as a junior... The Chieftains were ranked No. 21 in the 2004-05 preseason USA Today Super 25 poll... Sapulpa had two other Division I signees in the 2005 starting lineup, Earneia Williams (Texas) and Tobey Beer (Missouri-Kansas City)... Played under coach Leah Beer... Her AAU team, Air Oklahoma Stars, won three consecutive national championships... Member of the Principal's Honor Roll... Served as an NAACP Parliamentarian... Also lettered in track and field.

Full name is Kendra Reshawn Barnes... Born February 27, 1987 in Tulsa, Okla... Daughter of Roselind Barnes... Has three younger sisters... Psychology major.

Career Stats

G-GS Min-Avg. FG-A Pct. 3FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def-Reb Avg. PF-D Ast TO Blk Stl TP Avg.
2005-2006 27-11 559-20.7 55-116 .474 0-0 --- 45-78 .577 45-78-123 4.6 51-0 17 38 3 11 155 5.7
2006-2007 29-17 501-17.3 58-110 .527 0-0 --- 18-51 .353 39-108-147 5.1 77-4 15 38 6 19 134 4.6
2007-2008 25-6 295-11.8 30-59 .508 0-0 --- 11-31 .355 15-41-56 2.2 36-1 13 24 0 5 71 2.8
TOTALS 81-34 1355-16.7 143-285 .502 0-0 --- 74-160 .463 99-227-326 4.0 164-5 45 100 9 35 360 4.5

Career Highs
Points: 18 (vs Howard, 11/18/05)
Rebounds: 12 (vs Howard, 11/18/05)
Assists: 3 (vs UCF, 3/2/06)
Field Goals: 6 (vs Howard, 11/18/05)
Steals: 3 (vs Houston, 2/10/06)
Blocks: 1 (three times all in 05-06)
Minutes: 38 (vs SMU 3/3/06)