Barry Parkhill

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Barry Parkhill
Barry Parkhill.jpg
No. 40
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1951-05-10) May 10, 1951 (age 63)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school State College
(State College, Pennsylvania)
College Virginia (1970–1973)
NBA draft 1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Pro career 1973–1976
Career history
As player:
1973–1975 Virginia Squires
1975–1976 Spirits of St. Louis
As coach:
1977–1978 Virginia (grad. assistant)
1978–1983 William & Mary (assistant)
1983–1987 William & Mary
1989–1990 Saint Michael's
1990–1992 Navy (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Barry Parkhill (born May 11, 1951) is a retired American professional basketball player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1973 NBA Draft but elected to play in the American Basketball Association instead. A 6'4" (1.93 m) guard-forward from the University of Virginia, Parkhill played in three ABA seasons for two different teams. He played for the Virginia Squires and the Spirits of St. Louis.

In 2001, Parkhill was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

Playing career[edit]

High school[edit]

Parkhill attended and played basketball for State College High School in State College, Pennsylvania. He is among the all-time scoring leaders and broke the 1,000 point barrier during his senior year.[1]

College[edit]

Parkhill was named the ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year and the ACC Athlete of the Year for the 1971–72 season when he averaged 21.6 points per game and led the Cavaliers to their second postseason appearance in school history.[2] His number 40 was retired at the end of his senior season. In 2002, Parkhill was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team as one of the fifty greatest players in Atlantic Coast Conference history.

University of Virginia Career[3]
SEASONS GP FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1969-70 Freshmen Stats Were Not Available
1970-71 26 42.1 80.7 4.0 4.8 15.9
1971-72 28 45.2 76.5 4.5 4.3 21.6
1972-73 25 40.2 82.7 3.7 5.0 16.8
Totals 79 42.8 79.6 4.1 4.7 18.2

Professional[edit]

In his ABA career, Parkhill played in 173 games and scored a total of 970 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1975 season with the Virginia Squires appearing in 78 games and scoring 607 points.

Professional Career[4]
Year Ag Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1974 22 VIR ABA 60 869 115 310 3 16 50 61 13 52 65 96 28 12 80 151 283
1975 23 VIR ABA 78 1870 266 638 0 8 75 100 27 106 133 226 50 11 170 228 607
1976 24 SSL ABA 35 377 37 100 1 11 5 8 2 24 26 64 9 7 29 46 80
TOTALS 173 3116 418 1048 4 35 130 169 42 182 224 386 87 30 279 425 970

Post playing career[edit]

Coaching[edit]

Administration[edit]

  • 1992–1994 – Associate Director of Regional Development, University of Virginia Office of Development
  • 1995–1998 – Director of Alumni Development, University of Virginia Alumni Association / Director of Capital Projects for Athletics
  • 1999–present – University of Virginia Associate Director of Athletics for Development

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