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Ben Cherry
Ben Cherry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Myers Park

Last College:
Citadel

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L


03/14/2013

Tarrant's 3-Pointer Lifts Green Wave over Marshall

Green Wave overcome 13-point deficit to earn first Conference USA Tournament win since 2009.

03/09/2013

Men's Basketball Edged By Houston on Senior Night

Five Green Wave players score in double figures, but fall, 96-94, in thriller in regular season finale

03/06/2013

Men's Basketball Drops Heartbreaker at ECU

Josh Davis posts double double and three others score in doubles figures for Green Wave

02/27/2013

Comeback Kids Fall Short in Loss to UAB

Green Wave trailed by 16 in the second half and came back to take the lead, but eventually fell to UAB, 76-71

02/13/2013

Comeback Falls Short for Men's Basketball at USM

Green Wave trailed by 16 before retaking a lead in the second half, but Southern Miss proved too much

A JUNIOR (2011-12): Returned to the court after suffering a right knee injury as a sophomore...Scored six points in 12 minutes against Alcorn State...Poured in a career-high 12 points on four 3-pointers in the win over MacMurray.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Suffered a season-ending knee injury (right knee) in the second half of the win at New Orleans on Dec. 14...Played in just eight games before the injury...Netted a career-high 10 points in 31 minutes in the victory over UL-Lafayette on Dec. 4...Scored seven points in 23 minutes in his Tulane debut at UMES...Scored six points with a pair of 3-pointers against Centenary...Grabbed four rebounds against Maryville...Got the start at Nicholls State, his first at Tulane...Also started against Alabama State, ULL and at New Orleans.

PRIOR TO TULANE: Played in 20 games for the Citadel and coach Ed Conroy...Posted 1.3 points and 0.5 rebounds in 5.8 minutes per contest.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters for coach Rick Lewis...Helped the Mustangs to a sectional and conference title as a senior...Earned all-conference honors as a senior...Was the team captain as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Born Benjamin James Cherry on February 10, 1990...Son of Alison and Joe Cherry...Has one brother; Joe (24) and a sister; Barbara (19)...Majoring in business marketing.

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