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Height
6’2”
Weight
195

Awards

  • 2014 MAAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
  • 2014 BOB COUSY AWARD FINALIST
  • LUTE OLSON AWARD NOMINEE
  • ALL-AMERICAN CANDIDATE
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Men Basketball Video Bio

Billy Baron

Season Stats

Scoring Average
24.4
Total Points
757
Rebounds Per Game
5.0
Assists Per Game
5.2

Career Highlights

  • Third in the nation in scoring average with 24.8 points per game
  • Scored a career-high 40 points at Siena Feb. 16
  • Has scored in double figures 30 times this season (71 times in career)
  • Has scored 30-plus points nine times this season (12 times in career)
  • Ranks 14th in the nation with 3.2 3-point field goals per game
  • Averaging 5.0 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game
  • Has five-plus assists in 18 games this season (38 times in his career)
  • Ranks in the top-20 in 12 different NCAA statistical categories
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What They’re Saying About

Billy Baron
  • “If Billy Baron transferred to Arizona or played at North Carolina, we’d be raving about him on ESPN.”
    Fran Fraschilla, ESPN College Basketball analyst
  • “Billy Baron is good enough to play just about anywhere in the country. Strong, tough, and possesses an unbelievable IQ. Has DEEP range.”
    Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports college basketball insider
  • “It doesn’t even feel like Billy Baron looks for his shot or forces anything. Not afraid to get guys involved either.”
    Jeff Borzello, CBSSports.com college basketball writer
  • “Just watch: Billy Baron of Canisius will be MVP at Portsmouth; play well in NBA summer league. He has a real chance.”
    Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo Sports NBA reporter
  • “He’s a winner. He’s got skills. He’s got size. He’s got deep shooting ability. He’s got playmaking ability. He is a competitor. Those are qualities every NBA team would value and will do their research and see.”
    Jff Bower, Marist head coach; 15 years as an NBA executive
  • “He’s just like John Paxson.”
    Digger Phelps, ESPN College Basketball analyst and former Notre Dame head coach
  • “Baron’s a great player. Baron has a chance to play in the NBA. He really knows how to play. Billy Baron is better than a lot of people think. He can shoot. He knows the game.”
    Jimmy Patsos, Siena head coach
  • “Billy Baron flat hoopin’. Guy dropped 38 tonight vs. Marist. The Baron boys make shots.”
    Seth Greenberg, ESPN College Basketball analyst
  • “He’s a pro.”
    Howie Garfinkel, creator of the 5-Star Basketball Camp
  • “He’s been lights out from three. As a senior, he is definitely leading his squad.”
    Jalen Rose, ESPN College Basketball analyst
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