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Harrison Barnes Gets Visit from Tubby Smith

Harrison Barnes gets visit from Tubby Smith

Harrison Barnes, a 6-foot-7 junior forward from Ames (IA) High, is one of the top players in the his class. Barnes led the fourth-ranked Little Cyclones to a 20-3 mark this season as he averaged 17 points and eight rebounds per game. He played at the LeBron James Skills Academy and the Nike Global Challenge in July and got a visit from Minnesota head coach Tubby Smith Monday night at an open gym.

Harrison Barnes paced Ames to a 20-3 mark this season, losing to Marshalltown 51-50 in the Class 4A substate finals when Marshalltown's Chanse Creekmur, who recently committed to Iowa, hit a game-winning jumper from the right wing with two seconds left. Ames was just seconds away from ending its 17-year state tournament drought. They won the 1991 Class 3A state title when...

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