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Ben Woodside

  • Full Name: Benjamin Michael Woodside
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 5-11 / 185
  • Birthdate: July 1, 1985
  • College: North Dakota State
North Dakota State
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 28 28 139 322 0.432 160 201 0.796 52 127 0.409 84 143 42 6 490 17.5
2006-07 28 28 144 302 0.477 125 152 0.822 46 120 0.392 81 144 43 3 460 16.4
2007-08 29 29 183 397 0.461 171 206 0.83 62 156 0.397 78 149 44 3 599 20.7
2008-09 33 33 234 504 0.464 231 275 0.84 67 157 0.427 106 204 47 5 766 23.2
Totals 118 118 700 1525 0.459 687 834 0.824 228 560 0.407 349 640 176 17 2315 19.6

Career Highlights:

Earned Honorable Mention All-America as a senior. Earned Summit League Player of the Year as a senior and named to First Team All-Summit League as a junior. Ranks first all-time at NDSU in points (2,315), free throws made (687), and games played (118), while ranking second in scoring average (19.6 ppg), field goals made (700), and assists (64). Started 118 of 118 games played in four seasons.

Senior (2008-09):

Ranked first on team in scoring (23.2 ppg, ninth in NCAA), assists (6.2 apg, 15th in NCAA), and free-throw percentage (.840), while ranking second in steals (1.4 spg) and three-point percentage (.427). Named Summit League Tournament MVP after hitting a game-winning shot to earn NDSU its first ever NCAA tournament appearance. Scored 37 points in first round of NCAA tournament against Kansas, the most points by a single player in the entire 2009 tournament. Scored career-high 60 points against Stephen F. Austin. Made 30 of 35 free throws in the game, tying an NCAA record for free throws made. Scored in double figures in 31 of 33 games, posting four double-doubles, each with a career-high 10 assists.

Junior (2007-08):

Led Summit League in scoring (20.7 ppg) and ranked third in assists (5.1 apg). Scored in double digits in 27 of 29 games, scoring more than 30 four times. Scored a season-high 39 points on 11-for-17 shooting against Tennessee Tech. Posted his first double-double against Minot State with 31 points and 10 assists.

Sophomore (2006-07):

Ranked third in independent stats in scoring (16.4 ppg), second in assists (5.1 apg), and fifth in free-throw percentage (.822). Scored in double figures in 22 of 28 games, including 10 games with 20 or more points. Scored a season-high 31 points against Kansas State. Made 12-of-12 free throws against South Dakota State.

Freshman (2005-06):

Led team in scoring (17.5 ppg) and assists (5.1 apg). Scored in double digits in 23 of 28 games, including 11 games with 20 or more points. Scored a season-high 32 points against Idaho State. Scored 26 points against Colorado State, shooting 14-of-14 from the free throw line for the game. Dished out a season-high nine assists against Eastern Michigan.

Strengths: Quick and crafty point guard who changes speeds well. Outstanding outside shooter with very deep range.

Personal: Son of Paul and Robbi Woodside. Majoring in Business Management.

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