Posted On: 04/26/21 6:42 PM

Finn Barkenaes Finn Barkenaes 6'2" | CG Beaverton | 2021 State OR had the opportunity of a lifetime this past year. The hard-nosed 6-foot-1, 181-pound combo guard from Beaverton the opportunity to train and play at the United States Basketball Academy that also competed in Arizona at the ultra-talent-laden Grind Session. It was an incredible experience the senior won’t soon forget and he’s hopeful it will lead to a big year and college playing opportunities afterward.

"It was crazy," Barkenaes said of his time with USBA. "It was a great experience playing against competition that I’m not used to at all and also training at the facility with Oregon guys such as Mookie (Cook), Lamar (Washington), Trace (Salton), Darius (Gakwasi) and them, it was great to go hard against each other every day. You can play against good competition that will help but if you’re grinding it out every day in practice it’s going to make you a lot better."

"So it was really cool to be out there and have that experience," Barkenaes continued. "While in Arizona it was a whole another level and I was really happy with how we played toward the end of the year. As a team we played really well and I’m

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