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Canyon Barry

  • As of June 24, 2019

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup.
  • Member of the 2019 USA Basketball Men's 3x3 World Cup Team that claimed an historic first gold medal for the USA with a 7-0 record, was the USA's second-leading scorer with 39 points (5.6 ppg.), which ranked fifth among all competitors.
  • Competed in the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals as a member of Quest.
  • Participated in the 2013 USA Men’s U19 World Cup Team trials.

Professional Notes

  • Competed for the Iowa Wolves in the G League in 2018-19 where he started 24 of 42 games played and averaged 10.1 ppg. and 4.0 rpg.
  • Played in the NBA Summer League for the New York Knicks in 2017 and will play this summer for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • Played professionally in China, Czech Republic and Finland.

College Notes

  • After redshirting as a freshman, played 70 games in three seasons for College of Charleston (2013-14 through 2015-16) before playing as a graduate transfer for the University of Florida in 2016-17.
  • Scored 1,292 career points (12.3 ppg.).
  • During his year at Florida, the Gators posted a 27-9 record and advanced to the 2017 NCAA Elite Eight; played in 35 games and averaged a team second-best 11.3 ppg.
  • Set Florida’s all-time career records for consecutive free throws made (underhanded) with 42 and for most 20-point games off the bench in a single season with four.
  • Averaged 12.8 ppg. over his three years at Charleston.
  • Named the 2017 Southeastern Conference Sixth Man of the Year.
  • Named the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America of the Year, was a three-time Academic All-American, earning first-team honors in 2016 and 2017 and second-team recognition in 2015.
  • Named to the 2014 Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie Team.

Personal Notes

  • Twitter: @cbarry719
  • Instagram: @canyonbarry
  • Son of Lynn and Rick Barry; has five half siblings, Scooter, Brent, Jon, Drew and Shannon.
  • Mother was a standout basketball player at the College of William & Mary and worked for USA Basketball as the women’s program assistant executive director for 11 years; father played professionally in the ABA and NBA and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 1987.
  • Graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s of science degree in physics from Charleston in 2016 and earned his master’s in nuclear engineering in 2019 from Florida, picking up his degree days after competing in the 2019 USA 3x3 Nationals and turning in a capstone paper titled "Investigations in Neutron Multiplicity Using Helium-4 Detectors."
  • Shoots his free throws underhand like his father did.
  • Honored with the prestigious Fred Steinmark High School Athlete of the Year Award as selected by the Colorado High School Coaches Association.
  • Led his high school team with the highest GPA on the squad, most points scored, most free throws attempted and most blocks.
  • Lettered in varsity tennis for four years and won state titles in 2010 and 2011; won a state badminton title in 2010; participated in volleyball; earned two letters in track and field in the triple jump and his team captured the state track title in 2011.
  • Earned Academic All-State first team honors in tennis, track and field and basketball.
  • Was first chair euphonium, a brass instrument, in the concert band and wind ensemble.
  • Earned the rank of Eagle Scout as a Boy Scout of America.
  • Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and graduated from Cheyenne Mountain High School in 2012.
  • Enjoys playing the guitar and piano, surfing, playing golf, hang gliding and mentalism.

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