“Canyon has gotten bigger and stronger. He has done a great job of improving his ball handling and shooting. Because of the added strength, he is beginning to embrace physical contact around the basket. Canyon also improved his ability to create a shot for himself and his teammates.” – CofC Head Coach Earl Grant
• 2014 CAA All-Rookie Team
• 2015 Capital One Academic All-America Men’s Basketball Division I Second Team
• 2015 CAA Winter Sports Scholar-Athlete Award (Men’s Basketball)
• Two-Time CAA All-Academic Team (2014 and 2015)
• CAA Co-Rookie of the Week selection (Nov. 18, 2013)
Played and started in all 33 games of the season averaging a team-leading 12.5 points and 1.2 steals per game…Ranked 14th in scoring and 18th in rebounding (5.1) in the CAA…Tallied 21 double-figure games including 14 of his last 18 contests of the season…Scored in double figures in a career-best nine games in a row from Jan. 8 to Feb. 5…Recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and a career-high 10 rebounds against UNCW (1/21/15)…Named to the Capital One Academic All-America Men’s Basketball Division I Second Team…Was the lone student-athlete of the 16-member national first, second and third teams with a perfect grade-point average…Became only the second men’s basketball player in school history to be named an Academic All-American next to Jody Lumpkin in 1999 and 2000…CAA All-Academic Team selection for the second year in a row.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013-14)
Played in 24 games of the season with 12 starts…Earned his first career start at defending national champion and No. 3 Louisville scoring 10 points in his collegiate debut (11/9/13)…Selected as CAA Co-Rookie of the Week (11/18/13) after a 26-point performance in an 83-82 home win over Charlotte (11/12/13)…Missed eight games in league play with a finger injury to his shooting hand…Came off the bench and knocked down a career-high 27 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the field, 5-of-7 shooting from beyond the arc and 8-for-10 shooting from the foul line against Delaware (3/1/14)…Scored in double figures in 11 contests…Tallied double-digits in five of his last eight games of the season…Ranked third among all CAA freshmen in scoring (9.6 ppg)…Named to the 2014 CAA All-Rookie Team and CAA All-Academic Team.
Redshirted the 2012-13 season…2012-13 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll student...Invited to the 2013 USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team Trials.
Graduated in 2012 from Cheyenne Mountain High School…Ranked No. 1 in his graduating class of 322 students...A Straight-A student…Honored with the prestigious Fred Steinmark High School Athlete of the Year Award as selected by the Colorado High School Coaches Association (CHSCA)…Played in 19 games and averaged a team-leading 17.2 points, 1.1 blocks, 4.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.6 steals per game as a senior, prior to a season-ending ankle injury with four games remaining…Led the Indians to a 16-9 overall record and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the State 4A Championship as a junior…Was the team’s leading scorer averaging 13 points per game along with five rebounds per game and a 76.4 shooting percentage from the free throw line…Shot 52.6 percent from the field and 28.6 percent from three-point range…During a seven-game stretch during the middle of the 4A Metro season, he averaged 20.5 points…Honored on the CHSAA Academic All-State First Team and Colorado Springs Metro League (CSML) 4A Academic First Team…CSML 5A/4A Combined First Team All-League and CSML 4A First Team All-League selection…Named a CSML 4A All-Star and Team MVP…Also led the Indians with the highest GPA on the team, most points scored, most free throws attempted and most blocks…Lettered in varsity tennis for four years, chalking up state titles in 2010 and 2011…Also participated in badminton and volleyball…State boys’ badminton champion in 2010…Two-time letterwinner in track and field in the triple jump…Team captured state track championship title in 2011…Earned Academic All-State First Team honors in tennis and track...Was first chair euphonium in the Concert Band and Wind Ensemble...Earned the rank of Eagle Scout as a Boy Scout of America…One of 23 student-athletes from Cheyenne Mountain honored as a Rotary Champion at the 28th Annual Rotary Champions Awards Ceremony...Named the overall 2012 Rotary Champions Medallion Winner for boys’ basketball based on exceptional character, scholarship, leadership, service and athletic achievement.
Canyon Barry…The youngest son of NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and Lynn Norenberg Barry…Born on Jan. 7, 1994 in Fort Wayne, Ind…The third Barry to be recruited and signed by former CofC head coach Bobby Cremins, next to his half-brothers, Jon and Drew, who starred at Georgia Tech…Is the fifth Barry son to play Division I basketball including half-brother, Brent, who starred at Oregon State, and half-brother, Scooter, who won a national championship title at Kansas in 1988…His father, Rick, holds the distinction of being the only player to lead the NCAA, ABA and NBA in scoring and was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in history by the NBA in 1996…His mother, Lynn, was a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American player at The College of William & Mary from 1977-81…She is a member of the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame, the William & Mary Athletic Hall of Fame in basketball and track, and is the only woman in school history to have her No. 22 jersey retired…An underhand free-throw shooter like his father…Enjoys playing tennis, volleyball, guitar and slack-lining…Member of the CofC Honors College…Chose CofC over his father’s alma mater, Miami (Fla.) and Davidson…Physics and computer science double major with a minor in mathematics at College of Charleston.
BARRY’S CAREER SUPERLATIVES
Points: 27 vs. Delaware (3/1/14)
Field Goals: 11 vs. Charlotte (11/12/13)
FG Attempted: 19 vs. Charlotte (11/12/13)
3PT Field Goals: 5 at Charlotte (12/16/14), vs. Delaware (3/1/14)
3PT FG Attempted: 9 at Charlotte (12/16/14), vs. UNC Asheville (11/15/13)
Free Throws: 8 vs. Delaware (3/1/14)
FT Attempted: 10 vs. Delaware (3/1/14)
Rebounds: 10 vs. UNCW (1/21/15)
Offensive: 5 vs. South Carolina State (12/11/14)
Defensive: 9 vs. UNCW (1/21/15)
Assists: 6 at Charlotte (12/16/14)
Turnovers: 6 vs. William & Mary (2/5/15), at Louisville (11/9/13)
Blocked Shots: 1 (16 times)
Steals: 6 vs. South Carolina State (12/11/14)
Minutes: 43 vs. UNCW (1/21/15)
Double Figure Scoring Games: 32
20-Point Games: 7
30-Point Games: None
Double Figure Rebounding Games: 1
Double Figure Assists Games: None
Led in Scoring: 20
Led in Rebounding: 5
Led in Assists: 8
Consecutive Double-Figure Scoring Streak: 9