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Updated: March 21, 2013
Young post player who averaged better than 10 minutes per game as a freshman … Has unlimited potential … Strong player who is an instinctive rebounder … Can step away from the basket and make shots … Can rebound the ball in traffic … Long, active and athletic … A tough match-up problem due to his quickness and his skill level … Started second game of the Hokies' preseason Canadian trip and scored 18 points.
2012-13: Played in 31 games, making 30 starts ... Grabbed three rebounds in the season opener against ETSU ... Scored in double figures for the first time in his career with 11 point, also bringing down six rebounds against VMI ... Grabbed six boards and scored five points, also blocking two shots at UNC Greensboro ... Scored 10 points and brought down seven rebounds against Appalachian State ... Put up 11 points and grabbed seven boards in the win over Iowa ... Had a career-high three blocks, also adding six points and eight boards at West Virginia ... Neared a double-double with 10 points and nine boards against Georgia Southern ... Grabbed five rebounds against Colorado State ... Scored six points and grabbed four rebounds against Boston College ... Recorded his first career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds in the overtime win at Georgia Tech ... Grabbed five rebounds and scored four points in the win over Wake Forest ... Brought down six rebounds and scored five points at Clemson ... Brought down four rebounds at North Carolina ... Had five points and five rebounds against Maryland ... Didn’t miss a shot, going 6-for-6 from the field and 2-for-2 from the line en-route to a 14 point performance, also adding eight rebounds against No. 6 Duke ... Had another career day, dropping 17 points and grabbing nine boards int he win over Florida State ... Scored 12 points and brought down seven rebounds at No. 5 Miami ... Was a perfect 6-for-6 from the line en-route to a 14-point, eight-rebound performance in the win over Clemson ... Scored five points and grabbed four rebounds against NC State in the ACC Tournament.
2011-12: Played in 32 of 33 games, making one start ... Averaged 2.7 points and 2.7 rebounds per game … Shot 41.7 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the free-throw line … Had eight blocked shots and eight steals for the season … Scored five points and grabbed seven boards in the season opener vs. East Tennessee State ... Brought down six boards against Monmouth ... Scored three points in nine minutes of action against Oklahoma State ... Didn’t miss a shot, going 4-for-4 from the free-throw line to score six points, while also adding four rebounds ... Tallied three points and three rebounds against Norfolk State ... Scored eight points, never missing a shot, against Campbell ... Did not miss a shot for the second straight game, matching his season-best with eight points against North Florida ... Grabbed a career-high 10 boards and added six points against Eastern Michigan ... Grabbed three rebounds and scored two points at Oklahoma State ... Scored seven points and brought down three rebounds against Florida State ... Scored six points and grabbed four boards at Boston College ... Grabbed three rebounds and scored four points against BYU ... Brought down three rebounds against No. 7 Duke ... Missed the game at No. 20 Florida State after suffering an injury against Boston College ... Returned to play against Georgia Tech and scored eight points, also grabbing four rebounds in 20 minutes of play.
High School: Three-year letter winner at George Washington High School for former Hokie football player Bobby Martin … Averaged 19 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks for George Washington his junior season … Earned second-team All-Group AAA as a junior … Was first-team All-Northwest Region and All-Western Valley District as a junior … Was named The Danville Register & Bee’s All-Metro boys basketball player of the year following his junior season … Played his senior season at Hargrave Military Academy for coach Kevin Keatts … Averaged 19 points and 12 rebounds per game.
Personal: Courtney Jamal Barksdale … Born October 5, 1992 in Danville, Va. … Son of Jeanette Cardwell.