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Jaylen Barford
Jaylen Barford

#0 Jaylen Barford

Guard | Senior | 6-3 | 202 | Jackson, Tenn. | South Side HS | Motlow State CC

As a Junior (2016-17)
Started 30 of 36 games, including the final 21 … finished third on the team in scoring, averaging 12.8 points per game … tallied five 20-point games, all coming away from Bud Walton Arena … shot 90.0 percent (18-20) from the free throw line over the last seven games of the season … pulled down multiple rebounds in each of the final 28 games of the season, including a career-high seven boards in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Seton Hall (March 17) where he also scored 20 points … tied for third on the team in rebounding at 3.8 per game … finished second on the team with 72 assists and had 21 games with multiple dimes … averaged 16.4 points per game over the final 11 contests … scored 10-plus points in the first half in seven of the 12 road/neutral site games against an SEC opponent, including the semifinals of the SEC Tournament against Vanderbilt (March 11).

As a Sophomore at Motlow State CC (2015-16)
» First Team All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
» Player of the Year by the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA)
» All-Tournament First Team
» Two-time NJCAA National Player of the Week

Played and started all 32 games … ranked as the No. 1 junior college transfer in the 2016 class with a 94 percent composite rating by 247Sports … led the nation in scoring at 26.2 points per game and paced the country in field goals made (310-527) and total points (837) … ranked ninth in the country with 88 steals … led Motlow to a 25-7 record during his sophomore season and an overall record of 48-13 during his two years … helped the Bucs advance to the conference tournament championship game as a sophomore … was second in school history with 1,393 career points … scored in double figures in 31 of 32 games and reached the 20-point mark 26 times … scored 30-plus points in 13 different games and had a stretch of seven straight games scoring at least 30 points … recorded a career-high 45 points in the semifinal round of the conference tournament … was the second player in school history to earn back-to-back All-America honors.

As a Freshman at Motlow State CC (2014-15)
» Honorable Mention NJCAA All-American
» First Team All-TCCAA

Played in 27 games with 25 starts … averaged 20.6 points, 7.1 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 2.4 steals per game as a freshman … ranked 22nd in the country in points per game and 21st in the nation in field goals made … shot 52.5 percent from the field and 70.1 percent from the foul line … In his 27 games played, he scored in double figures 26 times, including 17 games with 20-plus points … Recorded six double-doubles on the year.

High School
Attended South Side High School in Jackson, Tennessee … named the West Tennessee Player of the Year during his senior season … led his team to the Class AA State Championship as a senior, averaging 22.5 points, three assists and three steals per game … earned District 14-AA Player of the Year honors and named to multiple all-district and all-region teams.

Personal
Born on Jan. 23, 1996 … son of Lisa and Joe Curry … majoring in sociology.

2016-17 Game-By-Game Stats

OpponentDateGSMinFGFGAPct3FGFGAPctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStlPtsAvg
Totals30914174397.43829109.26682109.75239971363.8810727164445912.8
FORT WAYNE11/11/2016*2749.444111.00012.5001455.03042011010.0
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS11/14/2016*2247.57112.50002.0000223.520220099.5
UT ARLINGTON11/18/2016*31612.50012.50046.6673364.31026031712.0
at Minnesota11/22/2016*2559.55601.000221.0001123.83022011212.0
MOUNT ST. MARY'S11/28/20162358.62524.500111.0000113.22010021312.2
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN12/1/20162026.33303.00045.8001233.2201301811.5
AUSTIN PEAY12/3/2016*21510.50013.333111.0000663.62040121211.6
HOUSTON12/6/2016*1515.20001.00000.0000113.3101200210.4
NORTH FLORIDA12/10/2016*25616.37515.20014.2502243.31031231410.8
vs Texas12/17/2016*26410.40003.000331.0000333.34032111110.8
NORTH DAKOTA STATE12/20/2016*2227.28602.00000.0001233.3202300410.2
vs Sam Houston State12/22/20161739.33313.33345.8000333.32010011110.3
FLORIDA12/29/20161718.12502.00000.0002133.220210029.6
at Tennessee1/3/20172458.625221.000221.0001343.3402000149.9
at Kentucky1/7/20171769.66701.00023.6673143.34005001410.2
MISSISSIPPI STATE1/10/2017*2348.50003.00023.6672353.43011011010.2
MISSOURI1/14/2017*2068.75002.000111.0000663.64020011310.4
at Texas A&M1/17/2017*2329.22202.00002.0000333.6302100410.0
LSU1/21/2017*35512.41702.00047.5710443.61031001410.2
at Vanderbilt1/24/2017*32613.46234.75000.0003143.61011011510.5
at Oklahoma State1/28/2017*28813.61523.66734.7501233.63022002111.0
ALABAMA2/1/2017*27612.50003.00013.3332353.60041011311.0
at Missouri2/4/2017*29816.50003.00078.8751123.62005022311.6
VANDERBILT2/7/2017*2227.28612.50000.0000333.5206203511.3
at LSU2/11/2017*3029.22216.16734.7500663.6304101811.2
at South Carolina2/15/2017*32917.52924.500331.0002353.74016002311.6
OLE MISS2/18/2017*23410.40024.500551.0000223.63013001511.7
TEXAS A&M2/22/2017*24611.54503.000441.0000223.60001021611.9
at Auburn2/25/2017*32717.41505.00069.6670443.62011002012.2
at Florida3/1/2017*31618.33315.200551.0002463.73033041812.4
GEORGIA3/4/2017*2969.66713.333221.0000333.62032121512.5
vs Ole Miss3/10/2017*32414.28634.750221.0004263.71042121312.5
vs Vanderbilt3/11/2017*25817.47115.20012.5003143.71000031812.6
vs Kentucky3/12/2017*29413.30814.250441.0000223.73012011312.6
vs Seton Hall3/17/2017*30817.47101.00045.8002573.82012042012.9
vs North Carolina3/19/2017*26414.28616.16700.0002243.8302501912.8

Career Stats at Arkansas

YearGPGSMinAvgFGFGAPct3FG3FGAPctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOAstTOBlkStlPtsAvg
TOTAL363091425.4174397.43829109.26682109.75239971363.8810727164445912.8
2016-17363091425.4174397.43829109.26682109.75239971363.8810727164445912.8