Kyle Terrell Lowry was born in 1986 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the son of Marie Halloway. Kyle has one older brother, Lonnie. Lowry played high school basketball at Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philly before playing two years at Villanova. Kyle and his wife Ayahna co-founded the Lowry Love Foundation, which seeks to "touch the lives of the underprivileged and disadvantaged in order to promote their attainment of a better quality of life". Lowry was also a member of the USA national team that won a gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He enjoys golf and eating pancakes. Follow the point guard on Twitter (@Klow7) and Instagram (@kyle_lowry7). Kyle Lowry played two seasons of college ball -- the 2004-05 and 2005-06 campaigns -- at Villanova University. He mostly came off the bench as a freshman, starting three of 24 games and averaging 7.5 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 23 minutes per game. At the end of the season, he was named Philadelphia Big 5 Rookie of the Year and also made the Big East All-Rookie Team. As a sophomore, he made the Big East honor roll once again and was selected to the All-Big East Second Team. During his sophomore year, Lowry started 31 of 33 games for the Wildcats, posting 11.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.3 steals per game while shooting 46.6 percent from the field. Lowry's 2005-06 Villanova squad finished at 28-5 and made it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, where they lost to Florida. The energetic point guard then declared for the 2006 NBA Draft, where he was chosen by the Memphis Grizzlies with the 24th overall pick.