2 Ben Eaves
2 Ben Eaves
Birth Date: 04/10/1987
Height: 6-7
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lancashire, England
Previous College: Univ. of Connecticut
Position: F
2009-10 (Junior):
Game-by-game Statistics
Missed the first eight games of the season due to wrist injury...Scored 11 points (3-5 3FG) in 11 minutes at home versus Fairfield...Added five points off the bench against Oklahoma State...Played a season-high 20 minutes at Saint Louis, contributing six points...Shot 4-5 from the floor, scoring 10 points in 13 minutes at Massachusetts...Grabbed five rebounds to go along with five points in the A-10 Championship opener versus Saint Joseph's...Had six points and six boards versus Temple in the A-10 Semifinals...Played 12 minutes off the bench in the NIT opener versus Northwestern, logging five points and six rebounds.

2008-09 (Sophomore):
Game-by-game Statistics
Saw five minutes of action in his Rhode Island debut, knocking his lone three-point attempt versus Brown...Played eight minutes at Duke, tallying four points and two rebounds...Played 19 minutes at Monmouth, registering seven points, three rebounds and two assists...Had four points and four boards against Hartford... Scored six points and grabbed three rebounds against Villanova...Tallied six points and two rebounds against New Hampshire...Shot 4-of-5 from the floor, including 3-of-4 from the outside, for a career-high 11 points versus Fordham...Played a season-high 20 minutes at Richmond, scoring 11 points while connecting on both of his FG attempts and all six of his foul shots...Was 3-for-3 from the floor (2-2 3FG), good for nine points in 14 minutes against Temple...Added five points in seven minutes at Charlotte...Contributed five points in eight minutes versus Saint Louis.

At the University of Connecticut:
Saw limited action in 11 games for the Huskies...Grabbed four boards in seven minutes against Coppin State...Scored his first career point on a free throw and tallied first steal against Northeastern.

At Worcester Academy:
Played for head coach Ed Reilly in 2005-06, averaging 12.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists...Has represented England three times in international competition...Averaged 18.0 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and 1.8 steals in the 2005 U18 European Championship...Had three double-doubles in eight games, including 22 points and 13 boards vs. Luxembourg and 29 points and 10 boards vs. Romania...Averaged 11.6 points and 8.6 rebounds in the 2004 U18 European Championship Qualifying Tournament, including 18 points and 14 rebounds vs. Germany...Averaged 12.8 points and 8.5 rebounds in the 2003 U16 European Championship Qualifying Tournament, including 21 points and nine rebounds vs. Finland... Attended Cardinal Newman College (H.S.) in England...Averaged 25 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists and three blocks per game at CNC, helping the team to two straight English Schools Basketball Association Finals...Led the team to a 53-7 record in his two seasons at CNC...Named the English Cadet Player of the Year in 2003-04.

Benjamin Eaves was born April 10, 1987 in Preston, England...Son of Susan and the late Michael Eaves...His mother and sister, Charlotte still reside in Lancashire...Studio art major at URI.

Ben Eaves Career Statistics (URI Only)
                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2008-09   29-0    217/7.5    32-71   .451   15-37   .405   20-26   .769  18-29    47  1.6  20-0    8  10   7   3   99/3.4
2009-10   27-0    247/9.1    30-81   .370   15-50   .300   10-16   .625  15-36    51  1.9  27-0    5   7   4   6   85/3.1
TOTAL     56-0    464/8.3    62-152  .408   30-87   .345   30-42   .714  33-65    98  1.8  47-0   13  17  11   9  184/3.3