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Patrick Benzan
Player Profile:
Patrick Benzan 2288863
Position: Guard
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 172
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wellesley, Mass.
High School: Roxbury Latin

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-2017:
• Played in all 32 games on the season, starting nine times
• Averaged 7.6 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.4 steals per game
• Hit 51.4 percent of his field goal attempts on the year
• Ranked 12th in the Patriot League in steals and 15th in assists
• Finished the season 201st in the nation in steals
• Led the team in assists 11 times, steals six times, scoring three times and rebounding three times
• Scored in double figures 10 times on the year, with one double-double
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• Totaled 16 points, eight assists, five rebounds and three steals in the victory at Army
• Recorded 15 points, three rebounds and two steals at Bucknell
• Had a team-high 15 points and three rebounds against Bucknell
• Led the team with 15 points and three assists in the victory at Harvard, while hitting seven of 10 field goal attempts
• Posted his first career double-double against Massachusetts, recording 12 points, 10 rebounds and four steals
• Tallied 12 points and two steals at Navy
• Posted 12 points, three rebounds and three assists in the win over Navy, while hitting the game-winning shot with 0.1 seconds remaining
• Finished with 11 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals at Loyola (Md.)
• Posted 11 points, six rebounds and two steals in the win over American
• Tallied 11 points, four rebounds and two steals in win over Lafayette
• Totaled nine points, four assists and two rebounds in win at American
• Scored eight points on four of five shooting in the win over Loyola (Md.)
• Totaled eight points, four assists, three rebounds and three steals in the victory over Marist
• Finished with seven points, two rebounds and two steals against Army
• Recorded seven points and two assists at Lehigh
• Posted seven points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals at New Hampshire
• Finished with seven points and four assists against Monmouth
• Totaled six points, three assists and two steals in the win over Lehigh
• Recorded six points, five assists and three steals at Lafayette
• Posted six points, three rebounds and two assists at Rhode Island
• Tallied six points and two steals at Maine
• Had five points and three rebounds in the win over South Carolina St.
• Scored five points at No. 18 Syracuse

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-2016:
• Played in 27 games off the bench
• Totaled 23 points, 23 rebounds, 12 assists and five steals on the season
• Led the team in assists once and in steals once
• Scored a point and grabbed a rebound against No. 5 Oregon in the NCAA Tournament
• Recorded five points, one rebound and one assist in the win over Navy
• Tallied four points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal at Army
• Had four points and a rebound at Bucknell
• Totaled three points, four rebounds, six assists and a steal against Lehigh
• Posted two points and a rebound at Lafayette
• Scored two points against Albany
• Totaled one point, two rebounds and a steal at Rhode Island
• Pulled down two rebounds at Loyola (Md.)
• Grabbed three rebounds at Lehigh
• Had a rebound and an assist in the victory over Lafayette
• Pulled down a rebound against Bucknell
• Had a steal against Loyola (Md.)
• Grabbed a rebound at Colgate
• Had a rebound and an assist at No. 2 Kansas
• Handed out an assist at Marist in the first game of his collegiate career
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Spent one post-graduate year at Worcester Academy, playing for head coach Jaime Sullivan
• A 2014 graduate of the Roxbury Latin School, where he was a four-year letterwinner for the Foxes under head coach Tony Texiera
• Averaged 26.7 points, 9.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game during his senior season, when he was a McDonald's All-America nominee
• A four-time All-Independent School League and All-New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class B selection
• Roxbury Latin's all-time leader in both points scored (1,886) and assists (501)
• Also played AAU ball for Mass Rivals

PERSONAL:
• Son of John and Kim Benzan
• Mother graduated from Holy Cross in 1987 and was a member of the women's basketball team
• Father graduated from Holy Cross in 1985
• Sister, Katie, is a sophomore guard on the women's basketball team at Harvard
• Majoring in English


Benzan's Career Statistics

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2015-16   27-0  155  5.7  24  .250  .000  11  18  .611  17  23  0.9  16  12  23  0.9 
2016-17   32-9  928  29.0  93  181  .514  24  .333  48  72  .667  23  57  80  2.5  51  78  42  45  242  7.6 
TOTAL  59-9  1083  18.4  99  205  .483  27  .296  59  90  .656  29  74  103  1.7  67  90  49  50  265  4.5 
 
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