#1 Benjamin Batts
Benjamin Batts Image
6-2 | JR | G
Saginaw, Michigan
Texas Wesleyan University
General Studies

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.

Statistics:
PlayerGPGS  MINMIN/G  FGM-AFG%3FG-A3FG%FTM-AFT%
2016-173010 88829.6 174-38944.7%86-20542%68-7986.1%
Totals:3010 88829.6 174-38944.7%86-20542%68-7986.1%
Player  REBREB/GOREBDREB  BLKSSTLASTTOA/TOPFTFDQPTSPTS/G
2016-17 943.12074 53660461.3380050216.7
Totals:943.12074 53660461.3380050216.7
 
2016-17 Men's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2016-17 Men's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Benjamin BattsJRG6-2 Saginaw, MichiganTexas Wesleyan University
2Tyrell SpringerSRG6-2 Springfield, MassachusettsGarden City Community College
3Josh WalkerSRG6-0 Grant, LouisianaFairview High School
4C. J. McGillJRG5-9 Tampa, FloridaUniversity of Mobile
10Austin HelmsFRG5-7 Shreveport, LouisianaHomeschool
11Greg PollinsSRF6-6 Texarkana, TexasBossier Parish Community College
12Rashard OwensSRG6-6 Bossier City, LouisianaSan Jacinto Community College
13Uzonna AkaziSRF6-8 Queens, New YorkUniversity of Pikeville
21Anthony Walker, Jr.JRF6-8 Dallas, TexasMountainview Community College
30Malik AndrusFRG6-2 Lafayette, LouisianaUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette
33David HolmesSOF6-4 Shreveport, LouisianaBossier Parish Community College
Coaches
Kyle Blankenship Image
Head Coach
5th season
 
Derrick Greene Image
Assistant Coach
14th season
 
C. J. Hyslop Image
Grad Assistant
1st season
 
Caleb Ray Image
Student Assistant
2nd season
 
 
 
M - Basketball
Overall RRAC Streak
20-10 (.667) 12-6 (.667) Lost 4
 
 
 
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