Charlotte Men's Basketball BIO
Ben Cherry
Player Profile:
Ben Cherry 1722937
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Myers Park
Other College: Tulane University
Experience: Transfer

At Charlotte: 2013-14 - Named to the Conference USA All-Academic team for the second straight season (he made the team as a member of the Tulane men’s basketball team in 2013)...Started the season 0-for-9 from beyond the three-point line and since then he has gone 59-for-126 from beyond the three-point line...Had 14 games where connected on at least two three-point field goals...Enjoyed one of the best games in his Charlotte career by knocking down six three-point field goals including his first four three-pointers in the 49ers victory over Northeastern (November 22)...Started the very first game he played for the 49ers in Charlotte’s season-opening win over ETSU (November 8)...Knocked down his first three as a 49er with the game’s first basket in the 49ers win over Kansas State (November 21)....Knocked down to big threes in the 49ers Puerto Rico Tip-Off title win over #13 Michigan (November 24)...Knocked down his first two threes in Halton Arena against UNC Asheville (December 1)...Efficient offensive game against Davidson (December 4) with 14 points on 5-for-7 shooting from the field, went 2-for-3 from beyond the three-point line and 2-for-2 from the free throw line...Recorded his first career 20-point scoring game with 20 points (went 6-for-8 from beyond the three-point line) against USC Upstate (December 21)...Scored 10 points including a big three that started a rally with just over a minute left in regulation against Tulsa (January 16)...Scored 17 points on 6-for-8 shooting from the field and 5-for-6 shooting  from beyond the arc against FIU (February 1)...Scored 10 points including going 4-for-4 from the free throw line off the bench against UAB in the Conference USA Tournament (March 12).

At Tulane: Saw action in 62 games with four starts in his career...Named to the Conference USA Men’s Basketball All-Academic team last season...Last season, he saw action in 34 games while averaging 4.4 points per game..Knocked down 34 three-point field goals while shooting 50% from beyond the arc in 2012-13...Scored in double-figures three times including a career-high 17 points against Southern Miss, February 13...Scored 12 points on four three-point field goals against UAB, February 27...In 2011-12, he saw action in 20 games and knocked down 10 three-point field goals...Redshirted in 2010-11 after suffering a season-ending knee injury in the eighth game of the season.

At The Citadel: Played his freshman year at The Citadel...Played 20 games during the 2009-10 season...Averaged 1.3 points and 0.5 rebounds in 5.8 minutes per game.

At Myers Park High: Lettered four years...As a senior, he helped the Mustangs to a sectional and conference title...Earned All-Conference honors as a senior...Team captain as a junior and a senior.

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