5 biggest takeaways from Friday’s Sweet 16 games

It took 60 games for this year’s edition of March Madness to live up to its nickname, with our first overtime and first buzzer-beater coming on the sixth day of NCAA Tournament play.Friday saw one of the wildest games of the tournament thus far, some of the biggest programs in action, and some of the best players in the nation showed their value.Only eight teams remain, but plenty...
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March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Canyon Barry making 'granny shots' cool for No. 17 Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida's Canyon Barry dribbled into the lane late against Arkansas last week and got fouled, prompting a camera crew to celebrate wildly near the baseline. The producer threw up his arms in delight and started shouting to his co-workers. The cameraman scrambled to get in better position to capture Barry at the free-throw line. The near-capacity crowd grew...
Via Associated Press
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Florida leading scorer Canyon Barry a game-time decision vs. South Carolina

Graduate transfer guard Canyon Barry, the leading scorer for Florida Gators basketball this season, has been ruled a game-time decision for Tuesday night’s game against South Carolina, head coach Mike White announced Monday. Barry, who averages 13.2 points per game, appeared to severely sprain his ankle in the closing moments of Florida’s hard-fought win at Mississippi State...
Via Only Gators
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Eight things to know: Barry hurt as Gators scratch by Bulldogs on road

It was definitely closer than No. 15 Florida Gators basketball (22-5, 12-2 SEC) wanted, but the visitors held on for a hard-fought 57-52 victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs (14-12, 5-9 SEC) on Saturday in Starkville, Mississippi. Florida extended its win streak to eight games but may have lost its second big-time player in as many contests. breaks down the...
Via Only Gators
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Barry’s son Canyon is bringing back the underhand free throw

Rick Barry popularized the underhanded free throw in the 60’s and 70’s and it caused him to have a career 89% free throw percentage. Now, Barry’s son is bringing back the shot his father perfected to make himself a better player. In a New York Times profile, Florida Gators guard Canyon Barry talked about how he adopted his father’s shot and improved his game. Underhanded...
Via The Comeback
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Fastbreak: Barry’s hot hand leads Florida over Georgia in thrilling overtime victory

No. 23 Florida Gators basketball (14-3, 5-0 SEC) may have started with one of its worst performances of the season, but it absolutely turned things around late in Saturday afternoon’s game to pull out a stunning 80-76 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida. breaks down the latest win below. It was over when...
Via Only Gators
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Barry carries No. 23 Florida to 80-76 victory vs Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Canyon Barry scored 27 points, including four in overtime, and No. 23 Florida beat Georgia 80-76 on Saturday, handing the Bulldogs their 14th consecutive loss in Gainesville. John Egbunu sealed the victory with a free throw with 5.8 seconds remaining. Barry and freshman Keith Stone carried the Gators for most of the afternoon. Barry made 7 of 13 shots, including...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

List of potential impact transfers includes Rick Barry's son

The list of potential impact transfers for the upcoming college basketball season includes the son of a Hall of Famer. Last week, we put together a list of six schools that are relying on multiple newcomers who began their college careers at other Division I schools. Now we're focusing on six individual transfers who are starting over at their new schools. --- CANYON BARRY, FLORIDA...
Via Associated Press
November 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville Transfer Target Canyon Barry Has Spoke With Damion Lee

As of now, we know of at least one graduate transfer that could potentially end up playing his final season at the University of Louisville. Former College of Charleston guard/forward Canyon Barry revealed a list of seven schools earlier this week with the Cards making the cut. Barry has heard from nearly 30 schools, but […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Barry leads College of Charleston to 86-68 win over Campbell

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Canyon Barry scored 30 points, including a career-high tying five 3-pointers, to lead College of Charleston past Campbell 86-68 Tuesday. It was one point shy of Barry's career best and his third game with at least 30 points this season. Marquise Pointer tied a career-high with 16 points, Cameron Johnson scored 15 and Payton Hulsey had nine points and a...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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