He also played for Bridgton Academy in Maine and Bishop Loughlin Memorial High in Brooklyn.
He was ranked the nation's 19th best point guard recruit by ESPN.com, the 21st best by Scout.com and 25th best by Rivals.com.
With Canty unable to play, junior college transfer D.D. Scarver and junior DeAndre Kane have been the Thundering Herd's starting guards in the regular season's first two games.
Kane leads the Thundering Herd with 15 assists against five turnovers.
The Herd (1-1) learned the news as they arrived in New York for a three-games-in-three-days trip to the 2K Sports Classic.
Marshall will play District of Columbia (1-1) today, South Dakota State (1-1) on Saturday and Hofstra (0-2) on Sunday at the Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, N.Y.
Marshall will try to bounce back from its 80-68 loss last Sunday at Villanova.
The Thundering Herd, who ranked 10th in Division I in rebounding margin last year, was outrebounded by the Wildcats 37-23 and pulled down only three offensive rebounds.
Contact sportswriter Derek Redd at derek.r...@dailymail.com or 304-348-1712. His blog is at blogs.dailymail.com/marshall.