Patrick

Benzan

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Guard
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 177
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wellesley, Mass.
High School: Roxbury Latin

Bio

AS A SENIOR IN 2018-2019:
• Appeared in 31 games on the season, starting three times
• Averaged 5.5 points, 2.7 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals per contest
• Posted a 3.19-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio
• Made 39.1 percent of his three-point attempts (nine of 23)
• Led the Patriot League in assist-to-turnover ratio, while ranking 11th in steals
• Led the team in steals nine times and in assists five times
• Scored in double figures three times on the year
• Posted 19 points and five assists in the victory over Sacred Heart, while hitting nine of 10 field goal attempts
• Tied for fourth on the school single-game list and fifth on the Hart Center single-game list with his .900 field goal percentage against Sacred Heart
• Tallied 11 points, four assists, two rebounds and two steals at Boston University
• Posted 10 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals in the overtime win at Albany
• Had nine points and two assists during the victory over Fairleigh Dickinson
• Totaled nine points, two rebounds and two steals at Harvard
• Recorded eight points, five steals, three rebounds and three assists against Loyola (Md.)
• Posted eight points, four assists, two rebounds and two steals at Bucknell
• Had eight points and two assists at Navy
• Totaled seven points, three rebounds and three assists against Boston University
• Posted seven points and two assists at Lafayette
• Finished with six points and two steals in the win over Bucknell
• Had six points, three rebounds and three assists during the victory over Lafayette
• Posted six points, four rebounds and four assists in the victory over Canisius
• Had five points, three rebounds and three assists at Army
• Tallied five points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals against Lehigh
• Scored five points in the win at Massachusetts
• Recorded five points and two assists during the win over Stony Brook

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017-2018:
• Appeared in 28 games on the season, starting 14 times
• Averaged 6.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals per contest
• Hit 79.5 percent of his free throws (58 of 73)
• Ranked eighth in the Patriot League in free throw percentage and 12th in steals
• Led the team in steals nine times, rebounding four times, assists four times and scoring twice
• Scored in double-figures eight times
• Led the team with 18 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals in the victory over Harvard
• Totaled 15 points, four boards and two steals in the win at Boston Univ.
• Tallied 14 points, three rebounds and two assists at Sacred Heart
• Posted 13 points, five rebounds and two assists against La Salle in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic
• Recorded 13 points and two rebounds against Albany
• Led the team with 12 points and five rebounds at Siena
• Totaled 11 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals during the victory at Navy in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament
• Tallied 10 points, four rebounds and two steals against Bucknell
• Totaled eight points and two rebounds against Iona
• Filled up the stat line with eight points, six steals, five rebounds and four assists at Fairleigh Dickinson
• Recorded seven points and nine rebounds in the victory over Loyola (Md.)
• Had seven points and two rebounds at Rhode Island
• Totaled four points, four rebounds and six assists in the victory at Army, including the go-ahead basket with less than a minute to play
• Hit a pair of clutch free throws to seal the win over Army
• Missed three games in late January due to injury

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
• Had 16 points, eight assists, five boards and three steals in win at Army
• Recorded 15 points, three rebounds and two steals at Bucknell
• Totaled 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
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• 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

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, plays women’s basketball at Harvard
• Majored in English

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