Tim Cannon
Guard 21
195 lbs.
East Brunswick, 
New Jersey
Last School
East Brunswick High School
Roster Years


Parents are Roger and Jane ... served an LDS mission to Taiwan ... wants to be a doctor ... majoring in Chinese and is in the pre-med program ... recruited by Holy Cross and St. Peters. AT BYU: Sophomore (1997-98): Walked-on ... was selected as the team's practice player of the year ... played in four games.
BYU Career Bests:
FG attps: 1 (twice) vs. Wyoming, 1/15/98
FT attempts: 2 vs.Wyoming, 1/15/98
Rebounds: 1 vs.Wyoming, 1/15/98
Minutes: 4 vs. Penn State, 12/2/97
Cannon Extras:
Nickname: Cannonball and Jersey
Athletes in the Family: Sister Liz played high school basketball and was an all-area volleyball player (her team never lost a match).
Cannon on coaching staff: Coach Cleveland and the staff love basketball and are genuine nice guys. They do a lot of preparation and create an intense practice environment that forces you to improve and show poise.
Cannon on BYU: Academically BYU has very competitive classes and in terms of basketball the facilities are second to none.
What is the best part of your game: Off the ball defense
Best player you have played against: Keith Van Horn
Who has influenced you the most: My parents, Bo Henning and Nelson Mandela
Favorite NBA team: New York Knicks
Dream team: Myself, Patrick Ewing, Rory Sparrow, Anthony Mason, Otis Birdsong
Sports hero: Cal Ripken Jr.
Non-sports hero: Rudolph Guliani, Jim Henson
Favorite number: 21
Favorite hobby: Travel
Favorite toy as a child: HE MAN Master of the Universe
Few people know that... I used to know the capital of every country and remember almost all of them now.
Before a game I... play h-o-r-s-e, watch the movie Airplane
College basketball would be better if... more players didn't leave early for the pros
Team I would most like to beat on TV: Rutgers - my father teaches there
Memorable basketball momentbeating eventual New Jersey State Champions at their gym
As a kid, I dreamed of... being a doctor and playing Major League Baseball
In 20 years, I will ... be a doctor

Before BYU

Played one year for the University of Utah where he won the student athlete academic award.
Lettered twice and was all-county at East Brunswick High ... played guard and forward ... coached by Bo Henning.

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 1997-1998

Senior Year 1998-1999

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year