24 Guard | Freshman | 6-1, 160lbs.
Hometown: Corona, Calif.
High School: Los Osos
Cheaney enters his first season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2011-12.
A 2011 graduate of Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ... Earned first team all-league honors as a senior, second team as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore ... as a senior, averaged 11.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.4 steals per game, and as a junior had averages of 6.5 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game ... Earned four varsity letters ... Coached by David Smith ... Was teammates with current New Mexico guard Kendall Williams.
Barry G. Cheaney II was born April 23, 1993, in Harbor City, Calif. ... Majoring in biological sciences ... Career ambition is to become a doctor ... The son of Viola and Barry (Sr.) Cheaney ... Has two sisters, Nakia Hudgins (36), Brittany Cheaney (23), and a niece, Taylor Crockett (18) ... His Cousin is Calbert Cheaney, who starred at Indiana and played in the NBA.
After a fast start by the California Bears on Dec. 9, UNLV responded like a team beginning to find its identity and pulled out a tough road win, 76-75. Not only could the win be important for the Rebels' RPI later this season—Cal is one of the favorites in the Pac-12—but it was an important gut-check in front of a hostile crowd. Keep reading »