Atlanta Hawks

Name  Keith Benson
Born  8/13/1988
Height  6-11
Weight  230
College  Oakland
Home Town  Farmington Hills, MI
High School  Detroit Country Day
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Named Associated Press All-America honorable mention in final two seasons at Oakland...The two-time Summit League Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011 and was also named the Summit League Defensive Player of the Year as a senior as well...Earned All-Summit League Second Team recognition as a sophomore when he ranked fourth in the nation in field goal shooting (.622)...Named Summit League Tournament MVP after leading the Golden Grizzlies to second straight title...Led the Summit League and set a new school record with 20 double-doubles as a senior, ranking seventh in the NCAA...Paced the league for the second straight season and ranked second in the country in blocked shots with 3.8 per contest in 2010-11, breaking the single-season school record for rejections with 127...Is the Summit League`s all-time leader in blocked shots (371) and is Oakland`s all-time leader in defensive rebounds (772)...Became just the second player in Summit League history to finish career with at least 1,500 points and 1,000 rebounds, ranking second all-time with 1,103 boards and 13th in scoring with 1,903 points...Dominated at the mid-major level over his career and also had double-doubles as a senior against nationally-ranked programs such as Purdue, Michigan State and Tennessee and also tallied eight points and 10 rebounds in a loss to second-ranked Ohio State...Much more of a finesse player who needs to develop more moves at the offensive end of the floor and add quality weight in order to be able to hold his own in the paint against accomplished players at the pro level.

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