5 Ben Vander Plas
5 - Ben Vander Plas
Height: 6-8
Weight: 232
Year: R-So.
Hometown: Ripon, Wis.
High School: Ripon
Position: F
Major: Communication Studies
gp 2
pts/g 15.0
fg % 66.7
3pt % 80.0
ft % 42.9
reb/g 5.0
a/g 2.0

2018-19: Appeared in 31 games for the Bobcats averaging 8.6 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game…Shot 40.7% from the field, 30.9% from three, and 70.7% from the free throw line…Scored 16 points off the bench in his first career game while also recording eight rebounds and two assists against Wilberforce (Nov. 7)…Scored 14 points going 4-7 from three point land in a 81-73 victory over Campbell (Nov. 12)…Recorded his first career double-double scoring 18 points and recording 11 rebounds in a win against Iona (Nov. 27)…Had a career-high 24 points with 13 rebounds in a loss at Central Michigan (Feb. 16)…Recognized on MAC All-Freshman Team and named MAC Freshman of the Year.

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
Nov 2 Capital W, 73-49
Nov 5 at St. Bonaventure W, 65-53
Nov 9 Heidelberg W, 88-50
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 2 -
Games started 2 -
Minutes 51 -
Minutes per game 25.5 -
FG 10-15 0-0
FG Pct 66.7 -
3PT 4-5 0-0
3PT Pct 80.0 -
FT 6-14 0-0
FT Pct 42.9 -
Off rebounds 6 -
Def rebounds 4 -
Total rebounds 10 -
Rebounds per game 5.0 -
Personal fouls 6 -
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 4 -
Turnovers 9 -
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 -
Steals 2 -
Blocks 0 -
Points 30 0
Points per game 15.0 -
Points per 40 min 23.5 -
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 2 Capital W, 73-49 1 24 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 9
Nov 5 at St. Bonaventure W, 65-53 1 27 4-5 80.0 1-1 100.0 3-7 42.9 12
Nov 9 Heidelberg W, 88-50 1 24 6-10 60.0 3-4 75.0 3-7 42.9 18
Nov 13 at Iona   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Villanova   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 vs. Baylor   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 vs. Utah/Costal Carolina   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Detroit Mercy   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 Rio Grande   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Tennessee Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 Purdue   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 Morehead St.   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Campbell   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Western Mich.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 Eastern Michigan   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 14 at Buffalo   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Eastern Michigan   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 Toledo   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 28 at Northern Ill.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Ball St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 Western Mich.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Kent St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Central Mich.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 Buffalo   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 Kent St.   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 at Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Ohio   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 vs. Ohio   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Ohio   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Ohio   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 2 Capital W, 73-49 1 24 0 5 5 3 3 1.0 2 0 2 0
Nov 5 at St. Bonaventure W, 65-53 1 27 1 3 4 2 5 0.4 0 0 4 0
Nov 9 Heidelberg W, 88-50 1 24 5 1 6 2 4 0.5 2 0 2 0
Nov 13 at Iona   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Villanova   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 vs. Baylor   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 vs. Utah/Costal Carolina   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Detroit Mercy   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 Rio Grande   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Tennessee Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 Purdue   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 Morehead St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Campbell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Western Mich.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 Eastern Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 14 at Buffalo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Eastern Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 Toledo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 28 at Northern Ill.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Ball St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 Western Mich.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Kent St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Central Mich.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 Buffalo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 Kent St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 at Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 vs. Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 31 1 23.2 3.0-7.5 40.7 1.6-5.2 30.9 0.9-1.3 70.7 8.6
2019-20 2 2 25.5 5.0-7.5 66.7 2.0-2.5 80.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 15.0
Total 33 3 23.3 3.2-7.5 42.3 1.6-5.1 32.3 1.1-1.7 63.6 9.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2018-19 31 1 718 94-231 40.7 50-162 30.9 29-41 70.7 267
2019-20 2 2 51 10-15 66.7 4-5 80.0 6-14 42.9 30
Total 33 3 769 104-246 42.3 54-167 32.3 35-55 63.6 297
  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 31 1 23.2 5.2-12.9 40.7 2.8-9.0 30.9 1.6-2.3 70.7 14.9
2019-20 2 2 25.5 7.8-11.8 66.7 3.1-3.9 80.0 4.7-11.0 42.9 23.5
Total 33 3 23.3 5.4-12.8 42.3 2.8-8.7 32.3 1.8-2.9 63.6 15.4
  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 31 1 23.2 1.3 3.9 5.2 1.8 0.0 1.5 1.1 1.5 0.9 0.5
2019-20 2 2 25.5 3.0 2.0 5.0 3.0 0.0 2.0 4.5 0.4 1.0 0.0
Total 33 3 23.3 1.4 3.8 5.2 1.8 0.0 1.6 1.3 1.2 0.9 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 31 1 718 40 122 162 55 0 48 33 1.5 28 15
2019-20 2 2 51 6 4 10 6 0 4 9 0.4 2 0
Total 33 3 769 46 126 172 61 0 52 42 1.2 30 15
  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 31 1 23.2 2.2 6.8 9.0 3.1 0.0 2.7 1.8 1.5 1.6 0.8
2019-20 2 2 25.5 4.7 3.1 7.8 4.7 0.0 3.1 7.1 0.4 1.6 0.0
Total 33 3 23.3 2.4 6.6 8.9 3.2 0.0 2.7 2.2 1.2 1.6 0.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 2 2 25.5 5.0-7.5 66.7 2.0-2.5 80.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 15.0
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition 1 1 24.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 5.0-6.0 83.3 9.0
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Home 1 1 24.0 6.0-10.0 60.0 3.0-4.0 75.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 18.0
Away 1 1 27.0 4.0-5.0 80.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 12.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 2 2 25.5 5.0-7.5 66.7 2.0-2.5 80.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 15.0
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
November 2 2 25.5 5.0-7.5 66.7 2.0-2.5 80.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 15.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 2 2 51 10-15 66.7 4-5 80.0 6-14 42.9 30
Conference - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition 1 1 24 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 9
-
Home 1 1 24 6-10 60.0 3-4 75.0 3-7 42.9 18
Away 1 1 27 4-5 80.0 1-1 100.0 3-7 42.9 12
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Wins 2 2 51 10-15 66.7 4-5 80.0 6-14 42.9 30
Losses - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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November 2 2 51 10-15 66.7 4-5 80.0 6-14 42.9 30
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 2 2 25.5 7.8-11.8 66.7 3.1-3.9 80.0 4.7-11.0 42.9 23.5
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition 1 1 24.0 3.3-6.7 50.0 0.0-1.7 0.0 8.3-10.0 83.3 15.0
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Home 1 1 24.0 10.0-16.7 60.0 5.0-6.7 75.0 5.0-11.7 42.9 30.0
Away 1 1 27.0 5.9-7.4 80.0 1.5-1.5 100.0 4.4-10.4 42.9 17.8
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 2 2 25.5 7.8-11.8 66.7 3.1-3.9 80.0 4.7-11.0 42.9 23.5
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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November 2 2 25.5 7.8-11.8 66.7 3.1-3.9 80.0 4.7-11.0 42.9 23.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 2 2 25.5 3.0 2.0 5.0 3.0 0.0 2.0 4.5 0.4 1.0 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 1 24.0 0.0 5.0 5.0 2.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.0 2.0 0.0
-
Home 1 1 24.0 5.0 1.0 6.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 4.0 0.5 2.0 0.0
Away 1 1 27.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 0.0 2.0 5.0 0.4 0.0 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 2 25.5 3.0 2.0 5.0 3.0 0.0 2.0 4.5 0.4 1.0 0.0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
November 2 2 25.5 3.0 2.0 5.0 3.0 0.0 2.0 4.5 0.4 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 2 2 51 6 4 10 6 0 4 9 0.4 2 0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 1 24 0 5 5 2 0 3 3 1.0 2 0
-
Home 1 1 24 5 1 6 2 0 2 4 0.5 2 0
Away 1 1 27 1 3 4 4 0 2 5 0.4 0 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 2 51 6 4 10 6 0 4 9 0.4 2 0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
November 2 2 51 6 4 10 6 0 4 9 0.4 2 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 2 2 25.5 4.7 3.1 7.8 4.7 0.0 3.1 7.1 0.4 1.6 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 1 24.0 0.0 8.3 8.3 3.3 0.0 5.0 5.0 1.0 3.3 0.0
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Home 1 1 24.0 8.3 1.7 10.0 3.3 0.0 3.3 6.7 0.5 3.3 0.0
Away 1 1 27.0 1.5 4.4 5.9 5.9 0.0 3.0 7.4 0.4 0.0 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 2 2 25.5 4.7 3.1 7.8 4.7 0.0 3.1 7.1 0.4 1.6 0.0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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November 2 2 25.5 4.7 3.1 7.8 4.7 0.0 3.1 7.1 0.4 1.6 0.0