Barnes is a 6'10" Sophomore from Milwaukee, WI. Last season he played in all 29 games, started in 27 of them and was second on the team with 13.9 points per game. He led the team in rebounding (8.5 reb/g) and blocked shots (65).
He has started this season strong and has been a key factor in the team's recent four game win streak. In six games Kobi is averaging 12.0 points per game, 7.2 rebounds per game, and has five blocked shots.