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Where the 2024 U.S. Olympic men’s 3×3 basketball team played in college

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The USA Basketball Committee has chosen four former NCAA athletes to represent the first-ever U.S. Olympic men’s 3×3 basketball team in the 2024 Paris Games.

The four players represent BYU, Florida, Princeton and Florida Southern.

The team is led by head coach Joe Lewandowski, who has been involved in the USA 3×3 program since 2012, earning seven gold medals, five silver medals and one bronze across men’s and women’s different age-grouped events. Lewandowski finished his own college playing career at Slippery Rock University in 1999.

The four-man squad won silver in the 2023 FIBA World Cup and will look to win the first-ever U.S. Olympic men’s 3×3 basketball gold medal after failing to qualify in the event’s debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

2024 U.S. Olympic men’s 3×3 basketball team

PLAYER SCHOOL (YEAR) POSITION
Canyon Barry Charleston (2013-16) and Florida (2016-17) Guard
Jimmer Fredette BYU (2007-11) Guard
Kareem Maddox Princeton (2007-11) Forward
Dylan Travis Florida Southern (2014-16) Guard
Canyon Barry

Canyon Barry  

Son of Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry, Canyon played three seasons at the College of Charleston before a lone season at Florida as a graduate transfer studying nuclear engineering. As a Gator, Barry won the SEC Sixth Man of the Year as one of Florida’s leading goals scorers off the bench. He also broke the program record for consecutive made free throws with 42. After a stint of playing abroad in Finland and Czech Republic, Barry joined the U.S. 3×3 basketball program in 2019. He’s won gold at the 2019 Amsterdam World Cup, silver in the 2023 Vienna World Cup and gold in the 2023 Chile Pan American Games.

KEY DETAILS

School: College of Charleston (2013-16), Florida (2016-17)
Career averages: 12.3 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 1.2 APG, 80.8 FT%
Former Pro teams: Salon Vilpas (2017-18), Basket Brno (2017-18), Iowa Wolves (2018-22)
G-league averages:  9.1 PPG, 38.7 3P%, 47.2 FG%

CAREER HONORS

  • Scored 1,292 career points, averaging 12.3 per game for his career.
  • Averaged 12.8 points in 70 appearances with the College of Charleston and 11.3 points in 35 games with the Gators.
  • Named the 2017 SEC Sixth Man of the Year as UF’s second-leading scorer while coming off the bench in all but one appearance.
  • Enrolled in graduate studies in nuclear engineering at UF.
  • Named the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America of the Year, the nation’s top academic honor in the sport, joining Matt Bonner as the second Gator to earn the award.
  • Three-time Academic All-American, earning first-team honors in
  • 2016 and 2017 and second-team recognition in 2015.
  • 2015 CAA Winter Sports Scholar-Athlete Award (Men’s Basketball)
  • Three-Time CAA All-Academic Team (2014, 2015 and 2016)
  • Three-Time CAA Player of the Week selection
  • 2014 CAA All-Rookie Team
  • CAA Co-Rookie of the Week selection (Nov. 18, 2013)
Jimmer Fredette at BYU

Jimmer Fredette

Fredette played all four years at BYU but is most known for his standout senior season when he won the Naismith College Player of the Year honors and was the nation’s leading scorer with 28.9 points per game. That year, “Jimmermania” took Provo by storm as Fredette led the Cougars to the Sweet Sixteen.

KEY DETAILS

School: BYU
Career averages: 18.7 PPG, 3.7 APG, 2.6 RPG, 296 career 3-pointers
Former NBA teams: Kings (2011-13), Bulls (2013-14), Pelicans (2014-15), Knicks (2015-16), Suns (2018-19)
NBA career averages: 6.0 ppg, 87.9 FT%, 37.2 3-point % 

CAREER HONORS

  • 10th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Milwaukee Bucks
  • 2010-11 Nation’s leading scorer (28.9 points per game)
  • 2011 National Player of the Year (Naismith, Wooden, AP, Oscar Robertson, NABC, Adolph Rupp, Sporting News, Basketball Times, CBSSports.com, SI.com)
  • 2011 Lowes Senior CLASS Award
  • 2011 ESPY for Collegiate Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2011 first-team All-American (John R. Wooden Award, AP, Sporting News, State Farm Coaches for NABC Division I, USBWA, Basketball Times, CBSSports.com, SI.com, Yahoo! Sports, FoxSports.com, Lute Olson)
  • 2011 MWC Player of the Year
  • 2011 All-MWC First Team
  • 2011 MWC Tournament MVP
  • 2011 NABC All-District 17 First Team
  • 2011 USBWA All-District VIII First Team
  • 2011 USBWA District VIII Player of the Year
  • 2011 Dick Vitale National Player of the Week (Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Jan. 17)
  • 2011 ESPN.com Weekly Watch National Player of the Week (Jan. 10, Jan. 17)
  • 2011 MWC Player of the Week (Nov. 29, Dec. 13, Jan. 3, Jan. 10, Jan. 17, Jan. 24, Feb. 7, Feb. 28)
  • 2011 South Padre Island Invitational MVP
  • 2011 Bob Cousy Award Finalist (Final 5)
  • 2010 USBWA National Player of the Week (Dec. 13)
  • 2010 Basketball Times All-America Second Team
  • 2010 NABC State Farm Coaches’ Division I All-America Third Team
  • 2010 Lute Olson All-America
  • 2010 AP All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2010 Sporting News All-America Third Team
  • 2010 NABC All-District 17
  • 2010 USBWA All-District VIII
  • 2010 USBWA All-District VIII Player of the Year
  • 2010 CollegeHoops.net High-Major All-America First Team
  • 2010 MWC All-Tournament
  • 2010 All-MWC First Team
  • 2009-10 MWC Player of the Week (Nov. 16, Dec. 28, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Feb. 22)
  • USBWA Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (Jan. 4)
  • 2009-10 Naismith Trophy Midseason Candidate
  • 2009-10 Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalist
  • 2009-10 Wooden Award Candidate
  • 2009 HoopTV Las Vegas Classic MVP
  • 2009 Fiesta Bowl Classic MVP
  • 2009 CollegeHoops.net High-Major All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2009 USBWA All-District VIII
  • 2009 MWC First Team
  • 2009 MWC All-Tournament
  • 2008-09 MWC Player of the Week (two times)
Kareem Maddox for Princeton Tigers

Kareem Maddox  

Maddox played four years at Princeton, where he won 2011 Ivy League Defensive Player of the year his senior year. He also recorded 108 career blocks. After college, Maddox played abroad in Netherlands and the UK before taking a break from basketball and pursuing a career in podcast production. He then returned to the sport and earned a gold medal at the Men’s 3×3 Pan American Games in 2019. Maddox was a member of the USA 3×3 men’s national team that fell short of Olympic qualification in Tokyo.

KEY DETAILS

School: Princeton
Career averages: 7.9 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 1.4 APG, 108 career blocks
Former pro teams: Landstede Hammers (2011-12), Newcastle Eagles (2012-13), Miasto Szkla Krosno (2016-17)
Pro career stats: 6.0 ppg, 87.9 FT%, 37.2 3P% 

CAREER HONORS

  • 2011 Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2011 First Team All-Ivy League
  • 2011 Ivy League championship
  • Played in 104 games, scored 822 points (7.9 ppg.) and grabbed 456 rebounds (4.4 rpg.) over his four-year career.
  • 56 blocked shots in the 2010-11 rank second all-time in school history for most blocked shots in a season 
  • 108 career blocked shots rank fourth all-time in program history for most blocked shots in a career 
Dylan Travis, Florida Southern

Dylan Travis

Travis played basketball in the NAIA at Midland University (2012-13), in the NJCAA at Iowa Central Community College (2013-14) and finally DII Florida Southern (2014-16). The 6-foot-3 guard led Florida Southern to the 2015 NCAA DII men’s basketball championship, scoring 18 points and going 4 of 6 from the charity stripe to take the 77-62 win over Indiana (Pa.). Following his collegiate career, Travis made his national team debut as a member of the 2022 USA 3×3 Men’s AmeriCup team. Since then, he’s won a silver medal at the 2023 FIBA 3×3 World Cup and gold medals at the 2023 Pan American Games 3×3 and the 2022 FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup.

KEY DETAILS

School: Florida Southern (DII)
NCAA DII career averages: 15.3 PPG, 5,2 RPG, 3.2 APG, 81.6 FT%
Former teams: Played overseas in Germany and Australia

CAREER HONORS

  • Started 23 games during his senior season with Florida Southern; averaging 15.3 PPG at a 44.5% clip
  • As a junior at Florida Southern College from 2014-15, played in 37 games and averaged 11.2 ppg. to help his team to an NCAA DII national championship
  • As a sophomore at Iowa Central Community College in 2013-14, started in 28 of 32 games and averaged 18.3 PPG
  • NABC Honors Court 
  • SSC All-Newcomer Team
  • NCAA Elite Eight All-Tournament Team



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