12 - Marquis Barnett
Marquis Barnett
Height: 6-8
Weight: 243
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Benjamin N. Cardozo
Position: Forward

Before Quinnipiac:
Built a reputation for rebounding and shot blocking at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School in Bayside, N.Y. … A third team All-Queens selection by the New York Post … Helped the Judges to an undefeated season in Queens AA and a spot in the PSAL Class AA semifinals … Contributed five points, seven rebounds and four blocks per game as a junior, leading the Judges to the PSAL Championship Game at Madison Square Garden as a junior … Upped his numbers to 8.1 points, 13.8 rebounds and 7.2 blocks per game in helping Coach Ron Naclerio’s team to a 28-3 record as a senior … Also played AAU basketball for New Heights.

Personal:
The son of Francine Baker and Cyril Barnett … Born in the Bronx, N.Y. … Has an older brother, Tyshawn, and a younger brother, Terrell, as well as an older sister, Shatira, and a younger sister, Nyazia … A nursing major.