SOPHOMORE (2015-16): played in 31 games for the Texas Wesleyan Rams and Coach Shingleton…averaged 10.5 points per game and dished out 53 assists…shot 42-percent from the field, 35-percent from the three-throw line and 80-percent from charity stripe…netted double figures in 15 games…scored season high of 27 points against Mid America Nazarene and John Brown University (Ark.)…pulled down a season high of six rebounds against SAGU...dished out five assists against St. Thomas (Tex.)…had three steals against MidAmerica Nazarene and St. Thomas…Rams were ranked as high as 3rd in the NAIA and won the Sooner Athletic Conference regular season title.
FRESHMAN (2014-15): played in 25 games for the Delta College Pioneers and Coach Kyle Blackbourn…averaged 14.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game…shot 43-percent from the field, 37-percent from the three-point line and 75-percent from the free-throw line…netted double figures in all but four games…scored a season high of 26 points versus Oakland…grabbed a season high of seven rebounds against Schoolcraft…3rd Team All-Conference selection…District Championship runner-up.
HIGH SCHOOL: lettered four seasons for Coach Greg McMath at Arthur Hill High School…Second Team All-District selection.
PERSONAL: born Benjamin Batts, Jr., on June 9, 1993, in Saginaw, Michigan…goes by BJ…son of Pamela Cleaver and Benjamin Batts, Sr…has one brother, Assuntay Cleaver and one sister, J’Nyla Jackson…majoring in General Studies with a target graduation date of May 2017…plans on playing basketball professionally and one day be a business owner.
|1||Benjamin Batts||JR||G||6-2||Saginaw, Michigan||Texas Wesleyan University|
|2||Tyrell Springer||SR||G||6-2||Springfield, Massachusetts||Garden City Community College|
|3||Josh Walker||SR||G||6-0||Grant, Louisiana||Fairview High School|
|4||C. J. McGill||JR||G||5-9||Tampa, Florida||University of Mobile|
|10||Austin Helms||FR||G||5-7||Shreveport, Louisiana||Homeschool|
|11||Greg Pollins||SR||F||6-6||Texarkana, Texas||Bossier Parish Community College|
|12||Rashard Owens||SR||G||6-6||Bossier City, Louisiana||San Jacinto Community College|
|13||Uzonna Akazi||SR||F||6-8||Queens, New York||University of Pikeville|
|21||Anthony Walker, Jr.||JR||F||6-8||Dallas, Texas||Mountainview Community College|
|30||Malik Andrus||FR||G||6-2||Lafayette, Louisiana||University of Louisiana at Lafayette|
|33||David Holmes||SO||F||6-4||Shreveport, Louisiana||Bossier Parish Community College|
|20-10 (.667)||12-6 (.667)||Lost 4|