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Fan Appreciation Day (Football - 2014)
App State (M) Basketball BIO
35 Jay Canty

As a Junior (2013-14)
• Played in nine games and made five starts
• Missed the first 12 games of the season due to academics, but was cleared to play prior to the game at Duquesne (Jan. 2)
• Scored 12 points in his season debut against the Dukes and scored in double figures in each of his first five games back
• Poured in 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting against Elon (Jan. 6) and scored a season-high 23 at Davidson (Jan. 11)
• Scored 18 points and went 8-of-11 from the free-throw line in the loss to Chattanooga
• Suffered a broken right hand in practice the day before the game against Georgia Southern (Jan. 18) and missed the next five games
• Finished the season averaging 12.3 points and 3.8 rebounds per game

As a Redshirt-Sophomore (2012-13)
Appeared in 31 games while making 30 starts after sitting out the 2011-12 season per NCAA transfer rules after coming to Appalachian from Xavier
• Finished second on the team and 10th in the SoCon in scoring (14.3 ppg)
• Also ranked second on the team in rebounds (6.2 rpg) and assists (3.0 apg)
• Ended the season ranked 10th in the SoCon in assist/turnover ratio (1.2)
• Scored 20 or more points in six contests and posted 22 performances with 10 or more points
• Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds in his Mountaineer debut on Nov. 9 against Montreat
• Logged a double-double with 15 points and 10 assists against Duquesne (Nov. 28)
• Earned SoCon Player of the Week honors on Dec. 4 after his performance against Duquesne and his season-high 29 points against No.16/15 Missouri (Dec. 1)
• Scored 27 points, grabbed five rebounds, dished out four assists and notched three blocks in the season finale against Chattanooga (March 2), which helped the Apps clinch a first-round bye in the SoCon Tournament

Xavier (2010-11)
• Saw action in 17 games, including the first 11 of the season for the NCAA Tournament participant
• Averaged 1.5 points and 0.8 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game with a 41.7 field goal percentage
• Missed 12 games with a right foot injury
• Led the team’s freshmen in minutes

High School
• At Oak Ridge in 2009-10, averaged 21.4 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.8 steals per game to garner first team all-state honors
• Named the Piedmont Triad Player of the Year by Sports Carolina Monthly for leading coach Stan Kowalewski’s squad to a 30-10 record
• Prior to transferring to Oak Ridge, shined at Jamestown’s Ragsdale High School where he nearly averaged a double-double as a junior
• In 2008-09, notched 20 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.0 steals, 3.0 assists and 2.4 blocks per game.
• Earned first team all-area honors from the Greensboro News and Record

Personal
• Full name is Jadarion Jaquan Dionte Canty
• Son of Malissa Canty
• Born on October 23, 1991
• Has one brother, Ladarious
• Majoring in criminal justice

Career Stats

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2012-13   31-30  982  31.7  162  368  .440  15  60  .250  103  149  .691  68  123  191  6.2  56  94  79  15  31  442  14.3 
2013-14   9-5  230  25.6  40  76  .526  12  .333  27  39  .692  25  34  3.8  19  13  22  12  111  12.3 
TOTAL  40-35  1212  30.3  202  444  .455  19  72  .264  130  188  .691  77  148  225  5.6  75  107  101  18  43  553  13.8 
Position: Forward
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Jamestown, N.C.
High School: Oak Ridge Military
Other College: Xavier
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