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story.lead_photo.caption Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford reacts after making a shot during a NCAA Tournament game against Butler on Friday, March 16, 2018, in Detroit. - Photo by Ben Goff

Former Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford was the lone Razorback invited to the annual NBA Draft Combine this year.

Barford starred for Arkansas in two seasons and made momentous leaps toward earning a shot at an NBA roster spot during his senior season. Most notably, Barford improved his 3-point shooting from 26.6 percent as a junior to a remarkable 43.3 percent in 2017-18.

Barford’s yearly points above median (PAM) figure - a calculation of how many additional points a player scores when compared with what a "median" player would have scored with those shot attempts - of 68.0 on 3-point shots was best on the team last season, bettering Daryl Macon’s mark of 61.1. No other Razorback finished with a PAM higher than 18.0 on 3-point attempts.

He led the Razorbacks in scoring at 17.9 points per game and recorded a 20-point, 10-rebound double-double on Senior Night against Auburn. Barford was a first-team All-SEC guard last season as voted on by the league’s coaches, and was named Most Valuable Player of the annual Portsmouth Invitational last month.

Here are Barford’s anthropometric stats from the combine:

Body fat: 11.65 percent

Note: Barford was one of only four players to record a number higher than 10 percent, with the others being Missouri’s Jontay Porter (13.85), Villanova’s Omari Spellman (13.75) and Purdue’s Isaac Haas (12.55). On the other end of the spectrum, Kentucky’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 3 percent body fat. Average body fat among the players was 6.62 percent.

Hand length: 8 inches

Hand width: 8.25 inches

Height without shoes: 6’ 1.25”

Height with shoes: 6' 2.25”

Standing reach: 8’ 0.5”

Weight: 207.6 pounds

Wingspan: 6’ 3.5”

Note: Barford's wingspan was second smallest among players in attendance, besting Oklahoma's Trae Young by one-half inch. Texas forward Mo Bamba recorded an absurd 7' 10" wingspan.

Non-stationary shooting

Off-the-dribble 15 feet, moving left: 75 percent – average among 23 players was 48 percent

Off-the-dribble 15 feet, moving right: 75 percent – average among 23 players was 50 percent

Off-the-dribble 15 feet, top of the key: 75 percent – average among 23 players was 46 percent

On-the-move 15 feet (35 seconds to attempt as many shots from chosen spot): 55.9 percent – average among 20 players was 63 percent

Spot-up shooting

NBA range 3, left wing: 40 percent – average among 23 players was 57 percent

NBA range 3, right wing: 50 percent – average among 23 players was 57 percent

NBA range 3, left corner: 80 percent – average among 23 players was 63 percent

NBA range 3, right corner: 60 percent – average among 23 players was 59 percent

NBA range 3, top of the key: 20 percent – average among 23 players was 58 percent

15 feet, left wing: 60 percent – average among 17 players was 64 percent

15 feet, right wing: 80 percent – average among 17 players was 61 percent

15 feet, left corner: 40 percent – average among 17 players was 60 percent

15 feet, right corner: 80 percent – average among 17 players was 65 percent

15 feet, top of the key: 60 percent – average among 17 players was 59 percent

Strength and agility

Lane agility time: 11.39 seconds – 1.08 seconds behind top time (Duke's Grayson Allen)

Shuttle run: 3.20 seconds – .24 seconds behind top time

Three-quarter court sprint: 3.31 seconds – .27 seconds behind top time

Standing vertical: 27 inches – same as Kentucky forward PJ Washington

Max vertical leap: 33 inches

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