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Vols' Barton gets new perspective

Antonio Barton says he's still getting used to being on a different side of the Tennessee-Memphis rivalry. His new teammates are making the point guard's adjustment easier. After graduating from Memphis in three years, Barton decided to transfer for his final season of eligibility. He cited the sales pitch of Tennessee's players as a major reason why he selected the...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vols' Barton sees rivalry from new perspective

Antonio Barton says he's still getting used to being on a different side of the Tennessee-Memphis rivalry. His new teammates are making the point guard's adjustment easier. After graduating from Memphis in three years, Barton decided to transfer for his final season of eligibility. He cited the sales pitch of Tennessee's players as a major reason why he selected the...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Will Barton drops 72 points against a team featuring Brandon Jennings, Derrick Williams, Kemba Walker, & DeAndre Jordan

21-year-old guard Will Barton was a second-round pick (40th overall) by the Portland Trail Blazers in 2012, and was named the 2011-12 Conference USA Player of the Year after a stellar sophomore season for the Memphis Tigers. And out of high school, ESPN.Com and Scout.Com ranked him as the top shooting guard recruit in the country.So, there's no doubt that Barton is extremely...
Via Sharapova's Thigh
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Keep An Eye On Pick #40, Will Barton

Thursday was the 2012 NBA Draft and surprisingly, nothing too surprising happened. Picks around the league were just as reported the weeks leading up to the draft. One of the only surprises in the earlier stages of the draft is Syracuse guard Dion Waiters going 4th to the Cavs, which led to Harrison Barnes falling to Golden State at 7. The Blazers stuck to the script by drafting...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NBA Draft Profile: Will Barton

Will BartonMemphis - Sophomore (Born 1991)Small Forward6'6" 174lbsThe Good:- exceptional rebounder- big time scorer- showed big improvements over his two years in college- 6'10" wingspan- great athlete- good defender- versatile- can hit the three The Bad:- year older than most sophomores- extremely thin - needs to add weight/strength- didn't play in a "...
Via Hoops Manifesto
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis' Barton looks past size for success

ATLANTA -- Will Barton eats. He swears it. The NBA Draft prospect from the University of Memphis carries the weight of his professional aspirations as he works out for league coaches around the country, but his interview sessions lately tend to center on actual weight the type that shows up on the scales. I eat a lot. Im serious, Barton said with a laugh after a private workout...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis' Barton looks past size for success

ATLANTA -- Will Barton eats. He swears it. The NBA Draft prospect from the University of Memphis carries the weight of his professional aspirations as he works out for league coaches around the country, but his interview sessions lately tend to center on actual weight the type that shows up on the scales. I eat a lot. Im serious, Barton said with a laugh after a private workout...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Can Memphis’ Will Barton sneak into 1st round of 2012 NBA Draft?

A breakout sophomore season in which he averaged 18 points and 8 rebounds per game, Memphis Tigers‘ shooting guard/small forward Will Barton earned Conference USA Player of the Year honors.  As a result, the Baltimore native decided to leave school early and enter the 2012 NBA Draft.  Even with those accolades, he remains a borderline first round pick. At the NBA Draft Combine...
Via The Sports Bank
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks not ruling out possible draft-day trade

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. It's unlikely that any of the invitees to the Milwaukee Bucks' third draft workout will be the team's pick at No. 12 overall. But, for assistant general manager Jeff Weltman, he said it's important to cover all the bases in the first round. After all, trading the No. 12 pick a sought-after, end-of-the-lottery pick is still very much a possibility...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks not ruling out possible draft-day trade

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. It's unlikely that any of the invitees to the Milwaukee Bucks' third draft workout will be the team's pick at No. 12 overall. But, for assistant general manager Jeff Weltman, he said it's important to cover all the bases in the first round. After all, trading the No. 12 pick a sought-after, end-of-the-lottery pick is still very much a possibility...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… A Tale of Two Cities, Matt LaPorta’s Future, Will Barton, Rivalry BBQ

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Literature and summer baseball. What could be bad? “To that end, I’ve been reading Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities, to be specific. It’s a gorgeous novel about love,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Profiling the NBA Draft, late First Round: Will Barton

In addition to the 4th overall pick on June 28th, the Cavaliers also own the 24th, 33rd, and 34th selections. In a continued look at who could be available in the bottom third of the 1st round for the Cavaliers, below is our latest on Will Barton. For Andrew Nicholson click here.To follow StepienRules.com Writer Nick Mancini on Twitter go here: @nickmanceNo. 29 – Will Barton,...
Via Stepien Rules
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Barton To Declare For Draft

Will Barton led Memphis in scoring at 18 points per game.
Via RealGM
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis player cries in post game interview after loss

Memphis guard Will Barton cried in his post game presser after losing to St. Louis yesterday. He said he wishes he could have done more for his team and put the loss on his back. So far there have been plenty of upsets in this tournament and it looks like there will be plenty more.H/T College Football Section
Via Throw The Flag
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Saint Louis executes strong game plan in win

Rick Majerus sat down at the postgame microphone minutes after his Saint Louis Billikens defeated the Memphis Tigers, 61-54, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament and echoed the sentiments Tigers' coach Josh Pastner stated minutes earlier. Coaches don't win games. Players win games. With seemingly every other question posed by the media involving Majerus' plan...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Saint Louis executes strong game plan in win

Rick Majerus sat down at the postgame microphone minutes after his Saint Louis Billikens defeated the Memphis Tigers, 61-54, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament and echoed the sentiments Tigers' coach Josh Pastner stated minutes earlier. Coaches don't win games. Players win games. With seemingly every other question posed by the media involving Majerus' plan...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Preview: SLU takes on Memphis

The Memphis Tigers and Saint Louis Billikens could not be more opposite. Saint Louis embarks on its seventh trip to the NCAA tournament with the last visit coming in 2000. Memphis has made eight appearances to the Big Dance since 2003 and will be attending for the 24th time. Meanwhile, Saint Louis coach Rick Majerus is a future Hall of Famer with 516 career wins. Memphis coach...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis-Saint Louis Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

There are 32 games on Thursday and Friday, one of the most exciting 48-hour segments on the sports calendar. We won’t be able to get individual previews up for every game, but we’ll cherry pick some of the more compelling matchups during the tournament’s “second” round. In this post, we preview the 8-9 matchup in the West Region between a Memphis team that everyone thinks...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Barton named the C-USA POY

After his freshman season, University of Memphis guard Will Barton changed the way he approached college basketball. Last summer, he watched game film of the Tigers’ loss to Arizona in the second round of the NCAA tournament — over, and over, and over again.
Via memphis.scout.com
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Barton etches name in Tigers' lore

As if anyone needed more evidence, sophomore Memphis guard Will Barton solidified his status as one of the better Tigers in history by scoring 1,000 points for his career in the Tigers’ 78-66 win against Tulsa.
Via memphis.scout.com
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis 78, Tulsa 66

Will Barton scored 30 points as Memphis won the Conference USA regular-season title Saturday with a 78-66 victory over Tulsa. Joe Jackson scored 16 and Wesley Witherspoon 13 for the Tigers (23-8, 13-3), who shot 55 percent (29 of 53) and will open conference tournament play Thursday in Memphis as the top seed. Barton passed the 1,000-point milestone for his career. He now has 1...
Via Fox Sports
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis whips Tulsa for C-USA crown

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Will Barton scored 30 points as Memphis won the Conference USA regular-season title Saturday with a 78-66 victory over Tulsa. Joe Jackson scored 16 and Wesley Witherspoon 13 for the Tigers (23-8, 13-3), who shot 55 percent (29 of 53) and will open conference tournament play Thursday in Memphis as the top seed. Barton passed the 1,000-point milestone for his...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis whips Tulsa for C-USA crown

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Will Barton scored 30 points as Memphis won the Conference USA regular-season title Saturday with a 78-66 victory over Tulsa. Joe Jackson scored 16 and Wesley Witherspoon 13 for the Tigers (23-8, 13-3), who shot 55 percent (29 of 53) and will open conference tournament play Thursday in Memphis as the top seed. Barton passed the 1,000-point milestone for his...
Via Fox Sports South
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Barton leads Memphis over Central Florida

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Will Barton had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Memphis shot better than 60 percent most of the second half and the Tigers won their third straight with a 84-55 victory over Central Florida on Tuesday night. Tarik Black added 14 points, connecting on 7 of 8 shots, while senior Wesley Witherspoon, playing in his final home game, finished with 15 points. Chris Crawford...
Via Fox Sports South
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Barton leads Memphis over Central Florida

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Will Barton had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Memphis shot better than 60 percent most of the second half and the Tigers won their third straight with a 84-55 victory over Central Florida on Tuesday night. Tarik Black added 14 points, connecting on 7 of 8 shots, while senior Wesley Witherspoon, playing in his final home game, finished with 15 points. Chris Crawford...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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