Full Name:
Matt Kelly Barnes
Position:
Forward
College:
UCLA
Height:
6-7
Weight:
235
High School:
Del Campo (Sacramento, Calif.)
Birthdate:
March 9, 1980
Birthplace:
Santa Clara, Calif.

Statistics

TEAM WORKOUTS/FEATURES
Selected in second round (46th overall) by the Memphis Grizzlies ... Draft rights traded with Nick Anderson to Cleveland Cavaliers for Wesley Person.

TEAM WORKOUTS/FEATURES
May 13: Q&A with Phoenix Suns


HIGHLIGHTS
Enjoyed two excellent performances in the 50th annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, scoring a combined 34 points on 14-of-22 shooting (63.6%) from the field.
Became the 43rd player in Bruin history to top the 1,000-point plateau.
Helped UCLA earn NCAA Tournament berths in all four of his collegiate seasons, with the Bruins advancing to the Sweet Sixteen his final three seasons.


AT UCLA
Selected Second Team All-District 15 as a senior by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Ranked ninth in the Pac-10 in three-point field goal percentage (41.7%) and defensive rebounds per game (4.71), and 10th in assists per game (3.5).
In conference play, ranked eighth in assists per game (4.0) and 10th in defensive rebounds per game (4.4).
Led the team in assists (108) and was second in rebounds and steals.
Scored a career-high 34 points against USC on January 10.
Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds vs. Arizona on February 14.
Dished a career-high 11 assists in NCAA Tournament victory over Cincinnati on March 17.
Concluded his collegiate career with 23 points in 105-101 loss to Missouri in Sweet Sixteen.

As a junior, earned All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention honors and received team award for outstanding play.
Averaged 11.6 points and ranked sixth in Pac-10 in rebounding (7.2 rpg) and steals (1.6 spg).
Led the team in rebounding nine times.
Averaged 14.7 points, 8.4 rebounds and team-high 4.6 assists in seven March games.
Scored more than 20 points four times and recorded five double-doubles.
Scored a season-high 32 points vs. Stanford, hitting 14 of 19 field goal attempts.
Scored 26 points on 9-of-11 field goal shooting vs. Oregon.

Was academically ineligible during the fall quarter of his sophomore year, missing five games.
In four games in which he played at least 20 minutes, averaged 12.3 points, 3.8 rebounds while shooting 51.3 percent.
Notched season-high 17 points vs. Arizona State.
Grabbed season-high 10 rebounds vs. Maine.

Averaged 13.1 minutes, 3.9 points as a freshman.
Paced the Bruins in rebounding three times.
Scored 11 points on 5-for-6 shooting vs. Cal State Northridge.
Contributed 10 points vs. Washington State.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 30 8 43 99 .434 22 46 .478 86 23 10 5 118 3.9
1999-00 28 1 65 138 .471 21 43 .488 74 29 19 11 156 5.6
2000-01 32 26 142 297 .478 85 148 .574 232 85 51 19 372 11.6
2001-02 31 31 152 323 .471 73 118 .619 192 108 35 10 420 13.5
TOTALS 121 66 402 857 .469 201 355 .566 584 245 115 45 1066 8.8
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 10-for-34 (.294); 1999-00, 5-for-32 (.156); 2000-01, 85-for-148 (.574); 2001-02, 73-for-118 (.619). Totals: 201-for-355 (.566).