5 Ben Vander Plas
5 Ben Vander Plas
Height: 6-8
Weight: 223
Year: R-Fr.
Hometown: Ripon, Wis.
High School: Ripon
Position: F
Major: Communication Studies
gp 16
pts/g 9.3
fg % 42.1
3pt % 33.7
ft % 78.3
reb/g 4.6
a/g 1.4

2017-18: Redshirted due to a leg injury suffered prior to the start of the season ... Earned both Fall and Spring Athletics Director Honor Roll selection. 

Prior to Ohio: Averaged 16.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.8 blocks and 1.8 steals over 70 career games at Ripon High School under head coach Dean Vander Plas, his father ... Averaged a double-double with 19.5 points and 12.2 rebounds per game as a senior in 2016-17, earning first team all-state laurels and East Central Conference Player of the Year honors for the second straight season ... Helped lead the Tigers to an undefeated regular season and a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association state tournament appearance ... A first team all-state pick and ECC and Oshkosh Northwestern Player of the Year pick as a junior in 2015-16, averaged a career-best 20.6 points as well as 11.4 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.8 blocks and 0.6 steals over 25 games, helping to guide the Tigers to their third-straight Division 3 regional crown ... A three-year team captain, Vander Plas garnered First Team All-East Central Conference laurels his final three seasons after receiving second team recognition as a freshman ... Has also competed at the AAU level for Wisconsin United. 

Personal: Born, Sept. 19, 1998 ... Son of Dean and Mary Vander Plas ... Has a brother, Samuel, and a sister, Taylor ... Father, Dean, played basketball at Green Bay, helping to guide the Phoenix to an National Invitational Tournament appearance in 1990 followed by an NCAA tournament appearance in '91 ... Sister, Taylor, played basketball at Cederville, helping to lead her squad to a NCAA Division II tournament berth in 2015.

Recent Games
Dec 20 at Purdue L, 95-67
Dec 30 Florida Int'l W, 68-66
Jan 5 Northern Ill. L, 72-66
Jan 8 at Bowling Green L, 82-63
Jan 12 at Ball St. W, 70-52
Jan 15 Kent St. L, 66-52
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 4
Games started - -
Minutes 361 95
Minutes per game 22.6 23.8
FG 51-121 7-25
FG Pct 42.1 28.0
3PT 28-83 4-18
3PT Pct 33.7 22.2
FT 18-23 0-1
FT Pct 78.3 0.0
Off rebounds 22 0
Def rebounds 52 13
Total rebounds 74 13
Rebounds per game 4.6 3.3
Personal fouls 29 9
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 22 4
Turnovers 22 5
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 0.8
Steals 14 2
Blocks 10 3
Points 148 18
Points per game 9.3 4.5
Points per 40 min 16.4 7.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 Rio Grande W, 93-58 0 19 6-9 66.7 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 14
Nov 7 Wilberforce W, 97-61 - 17 6-8 75.0 2-4 50.0 2-3 66.7 16
Nov 12 Campbell W, 81-73 - 18 5-9 55.6 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 14
Nov 16 vs. South Fla. L, 73-46 - 27 2-10 20.0 1-7 14.3 0-1 0.0 5
Nov 18 vs. Loyola Marymount L, 65-56 - 22 3-8 37.5 2-6 33.3 2-2 100.0 10
Nov 24 Austin Peay W, 85-82 - 19 2-5 40.0 1-4 25.0 1-1 100.0 6
Nov 27 Iona W, 89-65 - 25 7-12 58.3 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 18
Dec 1 Marshall W, 101-84 - 29 7-13 53.8 1-5 20.0 3-3 100.0 18
Dec 5 at Xavier L, 82-61 - 24 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 8 Radford W, 78-69 - 19 3-7 42.9 2-4 50.0 6-6 100.0 14
Dec 15 at Detroit Mercy W, 63-61 - 19 2-6 33.3 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 6
Dec 20 at Purdue L, 95-67 - 28 4-9 44.4 4-9 44.4 3-4 75.0 15
Dec 30 Florida Int'l W, 68-66 - 19 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 5 Northern Ill. L, 72-66 - 29 2-6 33.3 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 6
Jan 8 at Bowling Green L, 82-63 - 25 1-7 14.3 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 12 at Ball St. W, 70-52 - 24 3-7 42.9 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 15 Kent St. L, 66-52 - 17 1-5 20.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 18 at Toledo   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Western Mich.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Ball St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Northern Ill.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Eastern Michigan   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Central Mich.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Buffalo   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 at Kent St.   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 Buffalo   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 Rio Grande W, 93-58 0 19 1 3 4 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 7 Wilberforce W, 97-61 - 17 4 4 8 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 12 Campbell W, 81-73 - 18 0 3 3 0 0 - 1 1 1 -
Nov 16 vs. South Fla. L, 73-46 - 27 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 18 vs. Loyola Marymount L, 65-56 - 22 2 2 4 1 3 0.3 3 1 3 -
Nov 24 Austin Peay W, 85-82 - 19 2 6 8 3 2 1.5 1 1 4 -
Nov 27 Iona W, 89-65 - 25 4 7 11 2 3 0.7 0 1 1 -
Dec 1 Marshall W, 101-84 - 29 4 1 5 3 2 1.5 0 0 0 -
Dec 5 at Xavier L, 82-61 - 24 1 1 2 3 1 3.0 4 0 3 -
Dec 8 Radford W, 78-69 - 19 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 15 at Detroit Mercy W, 63-61 - 19 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 2 1 0
Dec 20 at Purdue L, 95-67 - 28 1 2 3 0 0 - 1 1 2 -
Dec 30 Florida Int'l W, 68-66 - 19 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Jan 5 Northern Ill. L, 72-66 - 29 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 1 1 3 -
Jan 8 at Bowling Green L, 82-63 - 25 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 12 at Ball St. W, 70-52 - 24 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 1 1 1 -
Jan 15 Kent St. L, 66-52 - 17 0 3 3 2 0 - 0 1 4 -
Jan 18 at Toledo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Western Mich.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Ball St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Northern Ill.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Eastern Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Central Mich.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Buffalo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 at Kent St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 Buffalo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2018-19 16 - 22.6 3.2-7.6 42.1 1.8-5.2 33.7 1.1-1.4 78.3 9.3
Total 16 - 22.6 3.2-7.6 42.1 1.8-5.2 33.7 1.1-1.4 78.3 9.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2018-19 16 - 361 51-121 42.1 28-83 33.7 18-23 78.3 148
Total 16 - 361 51-121 42.1 28-83 33.7 18-23 78.3 148
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2018-19 16 - 22.6 5.7-13.4 42.1 3.1-9.2 33.7 2.0-2.5 78.3 16.4
Total 16 - 22.6 5.7-13.4 42.1 3.1-9.2 33.7 2.0-2.5 78.3 16.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 16 - 22.6 1.4 3.3 4.6 1.8 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.6
Total 16 - 22.6 1.4 3.3 4.6 1.8 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 16 - 361 22 52 74 29 0 22 22 1.0 14 10
Total 16 - 361 22 52 74 29 0 22 22 1.0 14 10
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 16 - 22.6 2.4 5.8 8.2 3.2 0.0 2.4 2.4 1.0 1.6 1.1
Total 16 - 22.6 2.4 5.8 8.2 3.2 0.0 2.4 2.4 1.0 1.6 1.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 16 - 22.6 3.2-7.6 42.1 1.8-5.2 33.7 1.1-1.4 78.3 9.3
Conference 4 - 23.8 1.8-6.2 28.0 1.0-4.5 22.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 4.5
Exhibition 1 0 19.0 6.0-9.0 66.7 1.0-3.0 33.3 1.0-2.0 50.0 14.0
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Home 9 - 21.3 3.9-7.8 50.0 1.8-4.8 37.2 1.4-1.8 81.3 11.0
Away 5 - 24.0 2.2-6.6 33.3 1.8-5.4 33.3 0.6-0.8 75.0 6.8
Neutral 2 - 24.5 2.5-9.0 27.8 1.5-6.5 23.1 1.0-1.5 66.7 7.5
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Wins 9 - 21.0 4.1-8.0 51.4 2.0-4.8 41.9 1.4-1.7 86.7 11.7
Losses 7 - 24.6 2.0-7.0 28.6 1.4-5.7 25.0 0.7-1.1 62.5 6.1
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November 6 - 21.3 4.2-8.7 48.1 2.2-5.8 37.1 1.0-1.5 66.7 11.5
December 6 - 23.0 3.2-7.3 43.2 1.8-5.0 36.7 2.0-2.2 92.3 10.2
January 4 - 23.8 1.8-6.2 28.0 1.0-4.5 22.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 4.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 16 - 361 51-121 42.1 28-83 33.7 18-23 78.3 148
Conference 4 - 95 7-25 28.0 4-18 22.2 0-1 0.0 18
Exhibition 1 0 19 6-9 66.7 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 14
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Home 9 - 192 35-70 50.0 16-43 37.2 13-16 81.3 99
Away 5 - 120 11-33 33.3 9-27 33.3 3-4 75.0 34
Neutral 2 - 49 5-18 27.8 3-13 23.1 2-3 66.7 15
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Wins 9 - 189 37-72 51.4 18-43 41.9 13-15 86.7 105
Losses 7 - 172 14-49 28.6 10-40 25.0 5-8 62.5 43
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November 6 - 128 25-52 48.1 13-35 37.1 6-9 66.7 69
December 6 - 138 19-44 43.2 11-30 36.7 12-13 92.3 61
January 4 - 95 7-25 28.0 4-18 22.2 0-1 0.0 18
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 16 - 22.6 5.7-13.4 42.1 3.1-9.2 33.7 2.0-2.5 78.3 16.4
Conference 4 - 23.8 2.9-10.5 28.0 1.7-7.6 22.2 0.0-0.4 0.0 7.6
Exhibition 1 0 19.0 12.6-18.9 66.7 2.1-6.3 33.3 2.1-4.2 50.0 29.5
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Home 9 - 21.3 7.3-14.6 50.0 3.3-9.0 37.2 2.7-3.3 81.3 20.6
Away 5 - 24.0 3.7-11.0 33.3 3.0-9.0 33.3 1.0-1.3 75.0 11.3
Neutral 2 - 24.5 4.1-14.7 27.8 2.4-10.6 23.1 1.6-2.4 66.7 12.2
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Wins 9 - 21.0 7.8-15.2 51.4 3.8-9.1 41.9 2.8-3.2 86.7 22.2
Losses 7 - 24.6 3.3-11.4 28.6 2.3-9.3 25.0 1.2-1.9 62.5 10.0
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November 6 - 21.3 7.8-16.2 48.1 4.1-10.9 37.1 1.9-2.8 66.7 21.6
December 6 - 23.0 5.5-12.8 43.2 3.2-8.7 36.7 3.5-3.8 92.3 17.7
January 4 - 23.8 2.9-10.5 28.0 1.7-7.6 22.2 0.0-0.4 0.0 7.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 16 - 22.6 1.4 3.3 4.6 1.8 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.6
Conference 4 - 23.8 0.0 3.3 3.3 2.3 - 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.8
Exhibition 1 0 19.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 9 - 21.3 1.8 3.9 5.7 1.8 - 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.4 0.6
Away 5 - 24.0 0.6 2.2 2.8 1.6 0.0 1.0 1.2 0.8 1.2 0.8
Neutral 2 - 24.5 1.5 3.0 4.5 2.5 - 1.0 2.0 0.5 2.0 0.5
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Wins 9 - 21.0 1.9 3.7 5.6 1.2 0.0 1.4 1.6 0.9 0.4 0.7
Losses 7 - 24.6 0.7 2.7 3.4 2.6 - 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.4 0.6
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November 6 - 21.3 2.2 4.3 6.5 2.2 - 1.5 1.7 0.9 1.0 0.7
December 6 - 23.0 1.5 2.2 3.7 1.2 0.0 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.0 0.5
January 4 - 23.8 0.0 3.3 3.3 2.3 - 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 16 - 361 22 52 74 29 0 22 22 1.0 14 10
Conference 4 - 95 0 13 13 9 - 4 5 0.8 2 3
Exhibition 1 0 19 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 9 - 192 16 35 51 16 - 15 12 1.3 4 5
Away 5 - 120 3 11 14 8 0 5 6 0.8 6 4
Neutral 2 - 49 3 6 9 5 - 2 4 0.5 4 1
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Wins 9 - 189 17 33 50 11 0 13 14 0.9 4 6
Losses 7 - 172 5 19 24 18 - 9 8 1.1 10 4
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November 6 - 128 13 26 39 13 - 9 10 0.9 6 4
December 6 - 138 9 13 22 7 0 9 7 1.3 6 3
January 4 - 95 0 13 13 9 - 4 5 0.8 2 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 16 - 22.6 2.4 5.8 8.2 3.2 0.0 2.4 2.4 1.0 1.6 1.1
Conference 4 - 23.8 0.0 5.5 5.5 3.8 0.0 1.7 2.1 0.8 0.8 1.3
Exhibition 1 0 19.0 2.1 6.3 8.4 4.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 9 - 21.3 3.3 7.3 10.6 3.3 0.0 3.1 2.5 1.3 0.8 1.0
Away 5 - 24.0 1.0 3.7 4.7 2.7 0.0 1.7 2.0 0.8 2.0 1.3
Neutral 2 - 24.5 2.4 4.9 7.3 4.1 0.0 1.6 3.3 0.5 3.3 0.8
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Wins 9 - 21.0 3.6 7.0 10.6 2.3 0.0 2.8 3.0 0.9 0.8 1.3
Losses 7 - 24.6 1.2 4.4 5.6 4.2 0.0 2.1 1.9 1.1 2.3 0.9
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November 6 - 21.3 4.1 8.1 12.2 4.1 0.0 2.8 3.1 0.9 1.9 1.3
December 6 - 23.0 2.6 3.8 6.4 2.0 0.0 2.6 2.0 1.3 1.7 0.9
January 4 - 23.8 0.0 5.5 5.5 3.8 0.0 1.7 2.1 0.8 0.8 1.3