2013-14 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in 33 of 33 games ... Made 31 starts on the year ... In his first season at Marshall, the freshman phenom led his team in points and assists averaging 16.3 and 5.5 respectively ... He had one of his best performances of his career vs. Penn State (Dec. 7) putting up a game high 28 points after shooting 52 percent from the field (5-of-8 from three) along with five assists ... Scored twenty or more points in seven games and had ten or more assists in four games on the year ... Finished as the team leader in three-pointers made (65) and assists (180), which ranks 10th in both categories for a single season in Marshall's record books ... Canty was 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.
2012-13: Unavailable for practice and competition this season due to an NCAA eligibility issue
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Westwind Prep Academy in Phoenix, Ariz. before leaving for Faith Baptist Christian in Brandon, Fla... Ranked the 25th best point guard (121 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, Main... Played AAU ball for Long Island Lightning... Was 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... Was 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.
PERSONAL: Born April 14, 1993... Son of Kareem and Nicole Canty... Has no middle name... Nicknamed Nunu