Baron signs with pro team in Lithuania

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Former Canisius basketball star Billy Baron is taking his game overseas next year, signing with BC Lietuvos Rytas in Lithuania.

Baron, the MAAC Player of the Year, went undrafted in last month’s NBA Draft. He caught on with the Chicago Bulls for the NBA’s Summer League.

The point guard finished last season ranked fourth in the nation with 24.1 points per game. Baron led the Griffs to 41 wins during his two years on campus, the best two-year run for Canisius in nearly 20 years. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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