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 (ABA) 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.
|Born||May 10, 1951|
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||State College|
(State College, Pennsylvania)
|NBA draft||1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall|
|Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers|
|1975–1976||Spirits of St. Louis|
|1977–1978||Virginia (grad. assistant)|
|1978–1983||William & Mary (assistant)|
|1983–1987||William & Mary|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
In 2001, Parkhill was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
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.
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. 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 50 greatest players in Atlantic Coast Conference history.
|University of Virginia Career|
|1969-70||Freshmen Stats Were Not Available|
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.
Post playing careerEdit
- 1977–1978 – University of Virginia, Graduate Assistant Coach (under Terry Holland)
- 1978–1983 – Assistant Coach, William & Mary (under brother Bruce Parkhill)
- 1984–1987 – Head Coach, William & Mary (Record: 43-68, .387)
- 1989–1990 – Head Coach, Saint Michael's College (Record: 9-18, .333)
- 1990–1992 – Assistant Coach, Navy
- 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
- State College High School Website Archived February 18, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
- Sean McLernon Last Ball in U-Hall: Parkhill Raised UVa's Profile TheSabre.com Jun 22, 2006
- "Barry Parkhill First Round 15th Overall - The Draft Review". thedraftreview.com.
- "Barry Parkhill Stats - Basketball-Reference.com". Basketball-Reference.com.
- William & Mary Men's Basketball History Archived November 22, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
- "Saint Michael's Men's Basketball History & Records". smcathletics.com.