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Benson Akpan
Benson Akpan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kaduna, Nigeria

High School:
Demonstration Secondary

Last College:
Howard College

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L

2007-08 (Junior): Gave SFA quality minutes off the bench at the center position ... led the team and finished the regular season fifth in the SLC with 1.41 blocked shots per game ... finished with 46 blocks, including 15 multi-block games this season ... averaged 4.1 points and 2.9 rebounds ... posted six double-figure scoring games, including three times with a career-high 12 points ... best game was a 12-point, nine-rebound, three-block outing against Southern.

Howard College: Started and lettered both years for coach Mark Adams ... as a sophomore, was named First-Team All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference ... ranked third in the league in field goal percentage at .626 ... led conference in blocked shots with 2.03 per game ... helped team to a 24-6 mark and a berth in the Region V semifinals ... led team to the WJCAC and Region V championship as a freshman.

High School: Played at Demonstration Secondary School in Kaduna, Nigeria.

Personal: Son of Dr. A.B. and O.A. Akpan ... born 5/5/81, in Austin, Texas ... management major.

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