Biography — Frank-Barron

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Barron Frank

Barron Frank
Basketball
GHS Class of 1973

Barron averaged 12.6 points per game his senior year at GHS where he played for Hall of Fame coach Sonny Wilson.

Barron went on to play at Fulton Montgomery Community College where he was MVP in the Raider Invitational, averaged 13.5 points, 9.2 rebounds, and had shooting percentage of 53.5% during his sophomore year and was selected to the 2nd team Junior College All-SUNY team.  He also was named to the all-decade team for Fulton Montgomery from 1970-1980.  Fulton Montgomery led the nation in defense in the ‘74-75 season.

He continued his career at Elmira College where he was named the team MVP as a Junior, averaging 11.2 points and 5 assists.  As a senior, he was a captain and scored 14.9 points per game, 4.7 assists and was selected to the Soaring Eagle Tournament all tourney team.  Coach Paul Manikowski said of Barron, “he was a very talented and coachable player who led his teammates to rise above and beyond their abilities”.

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