Kareem Canty
Kareem  Canty


Harlem, N.Y.

High School:
Faith Baptist Christian

Last College:
Marshall University

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185



2015-16 (Junior): Redshirt junior after sitting out last season following his transfer from Marshall University ... has a chance to have a great impact this season ... talent level is clearly in the top two or three point guards in the SEC ... scoring point guard ... very quick ... athletic ... can create for himself and others.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Redshirted after transferring from Marshall ... one of the top scout team members in the nation.

2013-14 (Freshman): Named C-USA Third Team and to the C-USA All-Freshman Team ... College Sports Daily named him C-USA Rookie of the Year, along with placing him on the All-Conference USA team ... played in all 33 games, starting 31 ... led the team in points (16.3 ppg) and assists (5.5 apg) ... one of his best performances of his career vs. Penn State (12/ 7) putting up a game high 28 points after shooting 52 percent from the field (5-of-8 from 3-point range) along with five assists ... scored 20-or-more points in seven games and had 10-or-more assists in four games ... finished as the team leader in 3-pointers made (65) and assists (180), which ranks 10th in both categories for a single season in Marshall’s record books.

2012-13: Unavailable for practice and competition due to an NCAA eligibility issue

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played for Westwind Prep Academy in Phoenix, Ariz., before leaving for Faith Baptist Christian in Brandon, Fla. ... ranked the 25th-best point guard (121st overall) in his class and a three-star recruit by Rivals ... ranked 21st-best point guard by Scout ... ranked the 19th-best point guard by ESPN.com and a three-star recruit ... averaged 22 points and seven assists for Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine ... played AAU for Long Island Lightning ... named first team all-conference as a senior at Bishop Loughlin High School in Brooklyn N.Y. ... attended Chris Paul’s basketball camp following his junior season in which only the top 100 were invited ... named to the all-tournament at Reebok Elite ... at the Showcase Invitational, was given the sportsmanship award after averaging 30 points and 10 rebounds against the top players in the country ... full name is Kareem Nunu Canty ... son of Kareem and Nicole Canty ... nicknamed Nunu ... majoring in public administration ... signed national letter of intent on April 22, 2014.
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