Jerrelle Benimon
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Jerrelle Benimon
Vote Benimon for the 2013 Lou Henson Award
Courtesy: Athletics Media Relations  
Release: 03/17/2013
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    Benimon Game-By-Game
    Benimon Game-High's

Benimon By the Numbers:

  • Led the Tigers to the biggest single-season turnaround in NCAA history
  • Averaged 17.1 points per game to rank fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)
  • Averaged 11.2 rebounds per game to lead the CAA and stand third in the NCAA
  • Posted 20 double-doubles on the year, tying for first in the NCAA
  • Shot 53.3 percent from the field to rank fourth in the CAA
  • Averaged 1.9 blocks per game - third in the CAA
  • Became the first player in Division I to post a 20-20 game this season with 20 points and a career-high 21 rebounds in Towson's win at Oregon State on Dec. 29, 2012
  • Recorded 20+ points in nine games this season and 16 or more rebounds in seven different games this season
  • Named CAA Player of the Week four times
  • Benimon is one of only three players in the country to have a game with at least 25 points, 10 rebounds, and seven blocks this season
  • Broke the all-time Towson Division I single-season rebounding record this year and ended his junior year with 346 rebounds, becoming just the fourth Tiger all-time to have 300+ rebounds in a single season

Statistically Speaking:
Jerrelle Benimon's 2012-13 Game Highs
Jerrelle Benimon's 2012-13 Game By Game Stats

Newsroom:
March 4 -
Sports Illustrated: Benimon should be CAA's Player of the Year
February 27 - Benimon's part of one of the best turnarounds in NCAA History
February 26 - Benimon's career-high 31 keeps Tigers in CAA title race
February 17 - Towson Continues to set program milestones
January 12 - John Feinstein: Towson basketball rebuilding project is ahead of schedule
January 10 -
MBB: ESPN: Here comes...Towson?
December 18 - Jerrelle Benimon gives Towson basketball team a spark
December 9 - Despite Early Success, Skerry Seeking Fiercer Tiger Growl

What They're Saying:
"I think he's a closet perfectionist. Jerrelle gets a little frustrated with himself when he doesn't do something the way he wants to ... but he's clearly a talent — a hybrid forward who can drive from the perimeter and play in the post, and a rugged rebounder who has surprised us with his skill level." - Head Coach Pat Skerry

"The Tigers clearly have a player of the year candidate in Georgetown transfer Jerrelle Benimon." - The Baltimore Sun

"Benimon averaged 17 points and 11 rebounds this season and should be the CAA's Player of the Year." - Seth Davis, Sports Illustrated


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