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Bilal Benn
Bilal  Benn


Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Hargrave Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205





MBB vs. Iowa

Villanova 89, Iowa 60 - November 20, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)


A versatile guard who contributes essential intangibles ... Expected to see duty at point guard ... An excellent defender with great size for the perimeter ... Sees the floor well.

2005-2006: Averaged 5.2 minutes per game, seeing action in 20 games ... Played the final minute of both NCAA games against Monmouth (3/17) and Arizona (3/19) ... Tied a season high by playing 15 minutes against DePaul on Feb. 11 ... Established a season high with nine points to go along with two rebounds, one assist and one steal ... Scored two points aqnd added a steal in 71-58 win over Saint Joseph's to help the `Cats secure the Philadelphia Big Five title ... Played two minutes in VU's 79-73 win over Louisville on Jan. 30 ... Added five points, two rebounds and two steals in a 98-57 win over La Salle on Dec. 22 ... Notched four points and four rebounds in a 62-55 win at Penn on Dec. 13 ... Logged 13 minutes and scored his first college basket against Longwood on Dec. 10 ... He finished with three points, three assists and two rebounds ... Picked up two rebounds in five minutes of an 86-57 win over Rider ... Added two assists in an 84-47 win over Lehigh on Nov. 27 ... Contributed one assist and one turnover in five minutes of action in a 78-35 win over Stony Brook on Nov. 18.


Enrolled for one year at the prep school in Virginia ... Made a significant contribution to a 28-1 team, averaging 15 points and five rebounds per outing ... Also spent time at Cherokee High School in Marlton, N.J., and Cardinal Dougherty H.S., where he was a teammate of Kyle Lowry's ... Earned Dean's List honors at Hargrave.


A Communications major who aspires to be a sports broadcaster ... Grandmother Mary Benn and Uncle Charles Benn were major influences on his life ... Siblings are Asia, Tori, Mustafa, Monique and Mike ... Born July 31, 1986 in Philadelphia.