Full Name:
Lee Benson Jr.
Position:
Forward
College:
Brown Mackie JC (Kansas)
Height:
6-9
Weight:
231
High School:
Dayton Dunbar HS (Dayton, Ohio)
Birthdate:
November 11, 1973
Birthplace:
Lexington, Ky.
Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft.
Turned 28 years old last November.
Played past season as a freshman at the Brown Mackie College, a Division II junior college in Salina, Kansas.
Averaged 34.8 points, 13.6 rebounds and 3.7 blocks.


AT BROWN MACKIE JC
Scored 40 points against Dodge City CC (Kansas), making four of five three-point shots.
On February 8, scored 44 points on 17-of-27 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds in leading Brown Mackie to a 90-88 victory over Redlands.
Tallied 37 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots in win over Chandler-Gilbert.
Scored 30 points in third and final meeting of the season with Redlands, but Redlands won and advanced to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Tournament.

Was a highly recruited player following his junior year of high school, when he averaged 23 points and 14 rebounds and was named co-MVP of the (Dayton) city league.

"He can shoot the ball, handle the ball, jump, rebound, he does everything pretty well," said Brown Mackie coach Francis Flax, who has coached NBA players Eddie Robinson (Chicago Bulls) and Darren Kelly (briefly of the Houston Rockets).
"This is a pro," Flax said. "And he's not nearly as good as he is going to be."

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 34 34 466 832 .560 220 310 .710 462 77 52 125 1184 34.8
Three-point field goals: 32-for-87 (.368).