Ken Barlow (basketball)

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Ken Barlow
Personal information
Born (1964-09-20) September 20, 1964 (age 54)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High schoolCathedral (Indianapolis, Indiana)
CollegeNotre Dame (1982–1986)
NBA draft1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career1986–2002
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
1986–1987Tracer Milano
1987–1990Maccabi Tel Aviv
1993–1994Pfizer Reggio Calabria
1994Benetton Treviso
1995–1996Olimpia Pistoia
1997–1999Snai Montecatini
1999–2000Dinamo Sassari
2000–2002Mabo Livorno
Career highlights and awards

Kenneth Barlow (born September 20, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player. Barlow graduated from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.

College career[edit]

Barlow played college basketball at the University of Notre Dame, with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

He served as team captain his final two seasons, while helping the Irish to two NCAA tournament berths (1985, 1986), and a runner-up finish at the 1984 National Invitation Tournament (NIT).

Professional career[edit]

After college, Barlow was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers, in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1986 NBA draft.

Some of the clubs that he played with in Europe include: Olimpia Milano, Maccabi Tel Aviv, PAOK, Pfizer Reggio Calabria, Benetton Treviso, Olimpia Pistoia, and Mabo Livorno.


Ken has two sons, who both played college basketball: Kelsey Barlow, who played at Purdue and UIC, and Keenan, who played for Tiffin, he also has a cousin, Ashley Barlow, who tri-captained the Notre Dame Fighting Irish women's basketball team, in 2009 and 2010. She played for Notre Dame from 2007–2010.

Ken is now a minister, at a local church in Indianapolis.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

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