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Darion Benbow


New York, N.Y.

High School:
St. Raymond's

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 179



Darion  Benbow


Lafayette Men's Basketball vs. Colgate

Photos by Tim Wyncoop

General: Athletic forward who will be a key contributor in the frontcourt...has ability to put the ball on the floor and defend smaller, quicker players and to make shots from the perimeter.

2009-10: Played in all 32 games for the Leopards, starting seven...averaged 4.5 points and 3.5 rebounds while playing 17.6 minutes per game...led the team in rebounding three times...netted seven points against Lehigh (2/21)...grabbed five rebounds at Bucknell (2/17)...snatched five boards vs. Colgate (2/10)...had seven points and tied his career high with two assists at Colgate (1/13)...made 4-of-4 free throws against Holy Cross (1/9)...had a dunk and four rebounds against Penn (1/3)...grabbed five boards and scored four points at Delaware (12/29)...had a career-high three blocks and added six rebounds against FDU (12/9)...grabbed five rebounds at Princeton (12/6) and La Salle (12/3)...scored eight points and snatched three boards against St. Peter's (11/30)...played 17 minutes and pulled down five boards at Georgetown (11/28)...recorded a career-high 15 points in a career-high 29 minutes against Hartford (11/24)...had a career-high 10 rebounds at NJIT (11/21)... scored seven points at Sacred Heart (11/15)...played 28 minutes and scored nine points against Wagner (11/13).

2008-09: Saw time in 25 games and started in 14 as a sophomore...averaged 4.2 points and 3.5 rebounds per game while playing 17.6 minutes a game...led the team in rebounding six times...put up nine points and five rebounds in win over Navy (1/17)...grabbed four rebounds, blocked two shots and recorded two steals vs. Princeton (12/30)...netted nine points of 4-of-4 shooting vs. Towson (12/28)...scored seven points while playing 25 minutes at Hartford (12/4)...grabbed seven boards and played 23 minutes against Central Connecticut State (11/30)...notched eight points and career-high nine rebounds in first-ever start against Wagner (11/14).

2007-08: Averaged more than five minutes in nine games...played four minutes vs. UMBC (11/20)...scored eight points in 20 minutes against NJIT (12/3)...had one steal at Rutgers (12/5)...played two minutes at Robert Morris (12/30)...saw seven minutes of action at No. 13 Pittsburgh (1/2)...played three minutes against Army (1/30) and two at Holy Cross (2/9).

High School: Averaged 10 points and seven rebounds a game while helping to lead his squad to the CHSAA city title game.

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