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#20 Jerrelle Benimon
Position: Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 245
Year: Junior
Hometown: Warrenton, Va.
High School: Fauquier
Other College: Georgetown
Major: Communication Studies

2013-14: Named CAA Player of the Year for the second straight season ... All-CAA First Team … NABC All-District First Team … CAA All-Defensive Team … Ranked second in the nation in rebounds per game (11.2) and third in double-doubles (21) … Led Towson and ranked Top 5 in the CAA in scoring, rebounding, assists, blocks and field goal percentage … Four-time CAA Player of the Week … Just the eighth player in CAA history to win consecutive player of the year awards … Set a new Towson single-season rebounding record with 404 rebounds, which also ranked as the second most boards by any player in CAA history behind just NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson … Became just the fifth Tiger to reach 1,000 career points in just two seasons … Finished career with 1,203 points, ranking him 16th all-time at Towson … Recorded the first triple-double in school history on December 10, 2013 … One of 50 players in Division I to be named to the Naismith Trophy Watch List, which is awarded to the nation’s top collegiate player … Named MVP of the 2014 Reese’s College All-Star Game at the Final Four … Named a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award.

2012-13:
Honorable Mention AP All-American ... CAA Player of the Year ... Lou Henson All-American ... Lou Henson Award finalist for nation's top mid-major player ... NABC All-District First Team ... All-CAA First Team ... CAA All-Defensive Team ... ECAC Division I All-Star ... Ranked second in the NCAA with 20 double-doubles and third in the nation in rebounding by grabbing 11.2 boards per game ... Led the team and ranked third in the CAA by averaging 17.1 points per game ... Also led Towson and ranked Top 5 in the CAA in field goal percentage (53.5%), blocks per game (1.9) and minutes per game (36.0) ... Set a new Towson Division I single-season rebounding record with 346 boards ... Started all 31 games and was a major factor in the Tigers boasting the largest single-season turnaround in NCAA history by posting an 18-13 record a year after going 1-31 ... Shot 40.8% from beyond the arc ... Led the Tigers with 79 assists ... Named CAA Player of the Week four times ... Scored a career-high 31 points on 10-for-14 shooting in Towson's win at George Mason on February 26 ... Led the Tigers to an upset win at Oregon State on December 29 by recording 20 points and a career-high 21 rebounds ... Tallied 30 points to go along with 18 rebounds at Temple on December 12 ... Posted 26 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high seven blocks in Towson's win over William & Mary on January 9 ... Scored 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Towson's win at Vermont on December 5
... Scored 20 or more points in nine games and hit for double figures in 27 of 31 games ... Recorded 16 or more rebounds in seven games.

AT GEORGETOWN:
Came off the bench for the Hoyas, averaging 1.3 points and 1.8 rebounds in 10.3 minutes of action during the 2010-11 season ... notched his career-high of nine points in a 99-75 win over Loyola (Md.) during his sophomore campaign ... grabbed a career-high six rebounds four times (N.C. State, Memphis, Villanova, Syracuse).

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 21 points, 17 rebounds, seven assists and four blocks during his senior season at Fauquier High School, leading the Falcons to a 21-4 record and a district title ... earned All-Metro, All-District and All-Region honors ... named Cedar Run District Player of the Year twice ... averaged 19.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 3.4 blocks and 3.5 assists during his junior year ... tallied a career-high 40 points against Liberty H.S. ... registered a quadruple-double (13 points, 17 rebounds, 11 assists, 10 blocks) against Osbourn H.S. on February 17, 2009.

BACKGROUND: Son of Franklin and Linda Benimon ... Has two older brothers, Kelvin (30) and Jamel (25) ... Majoring in Communication Studies.


CAREER HIGHS
Points:
32, vs Temple (11/14/13)
FGM: 14, at Temple (12/12/12)
FGA: 24, twice
FTM: 12, vs. James Madison (3/8/14)
FTA: 21, vs. James Madison (3/8/14)
3FGM: 3, at George Mason (2/26/13)
3FGA: 5, at George Mason (2/26/13)
Rebounds: 21, at Oregon State (12/29/12)
Assists: 10, vs. Central Penn (12/10/13)
Blocks: 7, vs. William & Mary (1/9/13)
Steals: 4, at Vermont (12/5/12)
Minutes: 48, vs. William & Mary (1/9/13)

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