|Hometown:||Cedar Rapids, Iowa|
|High School:||Linn-Mar High School|
2014-15 (Junior): Appeared in 11 games off the bench during the season ... Scored a season-high nine points in home win over Mayville State (Nov. 18) ... Also had five points in the season-opener at Northern Iowa (Nov. 15) ... Had a season-high two rebounds on three different occasions ... Earned third letter.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Appeared in 19 games and earned one start at Wisconsin (Nov. 19) ... Averaged 9.6 minutes per game ... Scored a season-high five points on three different occassions ... Two of those five-point outings were at Oregon (Nov. 30) and vs. Pacific (Dec. 1) during a Thanksgiving Tournament hosted by the Ducks ... Also had a five-point outing in a home win over Idaho State (Jan. 9) ... Earned second letter.
2012-13 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in 30 games and made eight starts ... Production increased as season moved along ... Reached double figures on three occasions and averaged 2.9 ppg and 1.5 rpg ... Scored a season-high 13 points off the bench in the road win at Montana State (Feb. 7) ... Added 12 points in his first career start in overtime loss to Northern Arizona at home (Feb. 16) ... Made two 3-pointers and scored 10 points in road win at Portland State (Feb. 28) ... Started both games of the Big Sky Tournament and CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament ... Earned first letter
2011-12 (Freshman): Redshirted.
Before UND: Started for a Linn-Mar High School team that posted a perfect 26-0 record en route to the Iowa Class 4A State Championship ... Squad reached the Class 4A Final Four each of his three seasons as a varsity player ... Averaged 9.0 ppg and 2.4 rpg as a senior and earned team’s Defensive MVP honor ... Collected second team All-Mississippi Valley Conference honors in the Mississippi Division.
Personal: Majoring in marketing ... Son of Steve and Barbara Benton.