42 - Rahshjeem Benson
Rahshjeem Benson
Height: 6-8
Weight: 215
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Dorchester
Position: F/C
gp 25
pts/g 12.4
fg % 49.8
3pt % -
ft % 55.7
reb/g 10.5
a/g 2.8

2012-13 Had a dominant junior season with the Beacons starting in 24 of the 25 games played … Named a 2013 Little East Conference First Team All-Conference and All-Defensive Team selection … Averaged 12.4 points (310) to finish second on the team and 12th in the Little East Conference … Led the Little East Conference in rebounding (263, 10.5 rpg) and blocked shots (58, 2.3 bpg) … Finished the ranked fifth in the conference in assists per game with 2.8 (70) … On the glass he finished the season ranked third in offensive rebounds (3.2 rpg) and first in defensive rebounds (7.4) … Averaged a combined 29.8 minutes of playing time per game … Shot 49.8% from the floor (128-257) … Named the Little East Conference Player of the Week on December 3 and on February 11 … Set the single season program record for rebounds with 263, breaking the original record of 254 set in 2002-03 … Finished the year tied for first in UMass Boston men’s basketball history in rebounds per game in a season with 10.52 … Matched the program record for blocks in a single game with seven in the November 17 non-conference win over Framingham State University … Ended the year ranked second in program history in blocks in a season with 58 … Finished just one rebound away from tying the program record for most boards in a game with 24 in the February 5 Little East Conference win over the University of Southern Maine … Finished the year with eight double-doubles … Scored a career-high 31 points, while also pulling down 19 rebounds and tallied four blocks, four steals, and four assists in the November 29 win over Suffolk University … Shot a career-best 77.8% from the floor against Keene State College on December 8 and at UMass Dartmouth on February 13 … Finished with 21 points and eight rebounds in the conference win over UMass Dartmouth on February 13 … Recorded a streak of nine straight games in which he scored 10 or more points including a 17 point showing against Framingham State University.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Attended Dorchester High School ... Born on July 27, 1982 ... Currently majoring in Human Services.

Career Stats


Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2012-13   25-24  744  29.8  128  257  .498  .000  54  97  .557  79  184  263  10.5  51  70  105  58  34  310  12.4 
TOTAL  25-24  744  29.8  128  257  .498  .000  54  97  .557  79  184  263  10.5  51  70  105  58  34  310  12.4 

 

Recent Games
Feb 2 Rhode Island College L, 81-50
Feb 5 University of Southern Maine W, 69-55
Feb 11 Plymouth State University W, 65-64
Feb 13 at UMass Dartmouth W, 76-74
Feb 16 at Eastern Connecticut State University L, 74-44
Feb 19 at University of Southern Maine L, 85-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 14
Games started 24 13
Minutes 744 410
Minutes per game 29.8 29.3
FG 128-257 68-139
FG Pct 49.8 48.9
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 54-97 27-52
FT Pct 55.7 51.9
Off rebounds 79 43
Def rebounds 184 106
Total rebounds 263 149
Rebounds per game 10.5 10.6
Personal fouls 51 29
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 70 36
Turnovers 105 65
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.6
Steals 34 17
Blocks 58 27
Points 310 163
Points per game 12.4 11.6
Points per 40 min 16.7 15.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 17 vs. Franciscan University W, 87-71 1 27 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 18
Nov 18 at Stevenson University L, 72-70 1 28 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 5
Nov 20 at Fitchburg State University L, 76-73 1 26 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Nov 23 University of New England W, 72-30 1 20 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 5
Nov 24 Trinity College (Conn.) W, 76-60 1 27 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 14
Nov 29 Suffolk University W, 92-78 1 36 14-19 73.7 0-0 - 3-8 37.5 31
Dec 1 at Western Connecticut State University W, 71-64 1 25 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 9
Dec 4 at MIT L, 54-44 1 38 5-12 41.7 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 13
Dec 8 at Keene State College L, 80-76 - 29 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 16
Dec 13 Framingham State University W, 71-55 1 37 8-13 61.5 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 17
Jan 5 at Rhode Island College L, 63-49 1 35 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 16
Jan 8 at Plymouth State University W, 77-60 1 33 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 10 Bridgewater State University (Mass.) W, 72-71 1 30 5-12 41.7 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 14
Jan 12 Eastern Connecticut State University L, 73-70 1 23 7-16 43.8 0-0 - 0-4 0.0 14
Jan 15 at University of Southern Maine L, 64-58 1 31 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 14
Jan 19 Western Connecticut State University W, 68-64 1 31 6-15 40.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 15
Jan 22 UMass Dartmouth L, 67-58 1 30 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 8
Jan 24 at Tufts University L, 67-48 1 25 2-9 22.2 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 26 Keene State College L, 91-82 1 28 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Feb 2 Rhode Island College L, 81-50 1 22 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 5 University of Southern Maine W, 69-55 1 36 6-14 42.9 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 14
Feb 11 Plymouth State University W, 65-64 1 30 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 12
Feb 13 at UMass Dartmouth W, 76-74 1 31 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 7-10 70.0 21
Feb 16 at Eastern Connecticut State University L, 74-44 1 26 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 19 at University of Southern Maine L, 85-65 1 40 9-18 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 18
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 17 vs. Franciscan University W, 87-71 1 27 5 6 11 3 4 0.8 3 1 3 0
Nov 18 at Stevenson University L, 72-70 1 28 0 7 7 2 7 0.3 1 4 2 0
Nov 20 at Fitchburg State University L, 76-73 1 26 4 11 15 3 7 0.4 2 1 3 0
Nov 23 University of New England W, 72-30 1 20 2 7 9 2 1 2.0 2 1 2 0
Nov 24 Trinity College (Conn.) W, 76-60 1 27 2 8 10 3 3 1.0 0 3 3 0
Nov 29 Suffolk University W, 92-78 1 36 6 13 19 4 3 1.3 4 4 1 0
Dec 1 at Western Connecticut State University W, 71-64 1 25 4 4 8 4 2 2.0 0 2 4 0
Dec 4 at MIT L, 54-44 1 38 4 7 11 3 2 1.5 3 2 0 0
Dec 8 at Keene State College L, 80-76 - 29 2 6 8 1 6 0.2 0 3 3 0
Dec 13 Framingham State University W, 71-55 1 37 3 4 7 3 3 1.0 1 7 2 0
Jan 5 at Rhode Island College L, 63-49 1 35 4 4 8 3 5 0.6 2 2 2 0
Jan 8 at Plymouth State University W, 77-60 1 33 6 9 15 8 3 2.7 0 3 1 0
Jan 10 Bridgewater State University (Mass.) W, 72-71 1 30 2 6 8 5 6 0.8 0 5 1 0
Jan 12 Eastern Connecticut State University L, 73-70 1 23 3 4 7 2 7 0.3 2 1 1 0
Jan 15 at University of Southern Maine L, 64-58 1 31 5 10 15 1 7 0.1 2 1 3 0
Jan 19 Western Connecticut State University W, 68-64 1 31 4 9 13 4 4 1.0 4 3 2 0
Jan 22 UMass Dartmouth L, 67-58 1 30 4 7 11 3 7 0.4 3 1 2 0
Jan 24 at Tufts University L, 67-48 1 25 3 3 6 2 3 0.7 0 1 4 0
Jan 26 Keene State College L, 91-82 1 28 1 12 13 1 5 0.2 1 2 1 0
Feb 2 Rhode Island College L, 81-50 1 22 0 6 6 0 4 0.0 0 3 4 0
Feb 5 University of Southern Maine W, 69-55 1 36 6 18 24 3 8 0.4 0 4 0 0
Feb 11 Plymouth State University W, 65-64 1 30 2 7 9 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 13 at UMass Dartmouth W, 76-74 1 31 2 6 8 4 5 0.8 2 2 3 0
Feb 16 at Eastern Connecticut State University L, 74-44 1 26 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 0
Feb 19 at University of Southern Maine L, 85-65 1 40 5 6 11 4 1 4.0 1 2 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 25 24 29.8 5.1-10.3 49.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.9 55.7 12.4
Total 25 24 29.8 5.1-10.3 49.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.9 55.7 12.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 25 24 744 128-257 49.8 0-0 - 54-97 55.7 310
Total 25 24 744 128-257 49.8 0-0 - 54-97 55.7 310
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2012-13 25 24 29.8 6.9-13.8 49.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-5.2 55.7 16.7
Total 25 24 29.8 6.9-13.8 49.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-5.2 55.7 16.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 25 24 29.8 3.2 7.4 10.5 2.0 0.0 2.8 4.2 0.7 1.4 2.3
Total 25 24 29.8 3.2 7.4 10.5 2.0 0.0 2.8 4.2 0.7 1.4 2.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 25 24 744 79 184 263 51 0 70 105 0.7 34 58
Total 25 24 744 79 184 263 51 0 70 105 0.7 34 58
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2012-13 25 24 29.8 4.2 9.9 14.1 2.7 0.0 3.8 5.6 0.7 1.8 3.1
Total 25 24 29.8 4.2 9.9 14.1 2.7 0.0 3.8 5.6 0.7 1.8 3.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 24 29.8 5.1-10.3 49.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.9 55.7 12.4
Conference 14 13 29.3 4.9-9.9 48.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.7 51.9 11.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 12 12 29.2 5.4-10.7 50.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.4 48.8 12.5
Away 12 11 30.6 4.7-9.9 47.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-4.0 62.5 11.8
Neutral 1 1 27.0 7.0-10.0 70.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-8.0 50.0 18.0

Wins 12 12 30.2 6.0-11.2 53.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-4.9 62.7 15.1
Losses 13 12 29.3 4.3-9.4 45.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.9 44.7 9.9

November 6 6 27.3 5.2-9.0 57.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-5.5 57.6 13.5
December 4 3 32.2 5.8-10.5 54.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.8 60.0 13.8
January 9 9 29.6 4.6-10.9 41.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.7 48.5 10.9
February 6 6 30.8 5.5-10.5 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.7 62.5 12.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 24 744 128-257 49.8 0-0 - 54-97 55.7 310
Conference 14 13 410 68-139 48.9 0-0 - 27-52 51.9 163
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 12 12 350 65-128 50.8 0-0 - 20-41 48.8 150
Away 12 11 367 56-119 47.1 0-0 - 30-48 62.5 142
Neutral 1 1 27 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 18

Wins 12 12 363 72-135 53.3 0-0 - 37-59 62.7 181
Losses 13 12 381 56-122 45.9 0-0 - 17-38 44.7 129

November 6 6 164 31-54 57.4 0-0 - 19-33 57.6 81
December 4 3 129 23-42 54.8 0-0 - 9-15 60.0 55
January 9 9 266 41-98 41.8 0-0 - 16-33 48.5 98
February 6 6 185 33-63 52.4 0-0 - 10-16 62.5 76
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 24 29.8 6.9-13.8 49.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-5.2 55.7 16.7
Conference 14 13 29.3 6.6-13.6 48.9 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-5.1 51.9 15.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 12 12 29.2 7.4-14.6 50.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-4.7 48.8 17.1
Away 12 11 30.6 6.1-13.0 47.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.3-5.2 62.5 15.5
Neutral 1 1 27.0 10.4-14.8 70.0 0.0-0.0 - 5.9-11.9 50.0 26.7

Wins 12 12 30.2 7.9-14.9 53.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-6.5 62.7 19.9
Losses 13 12 29.3 5.9-12.8 45.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-4.0 44.7 13.5

November 6 6 27.3 7.6-13.2 57.4 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-8.0 57.6 19.8
December 4 3 32.2 7.1-13.0 54.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-4.7 60.0 17.1
January 9 9 29.6 6.2-14.7 41.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-5.0 48.5 14.7
February 6 6 30.8 7.1-13.6 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.5 62.5 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
Total 25 24 29.8 3.2 7.4 10.5 2.0 0.0 2.8 4.2 0.7 1.4 2.3
Conference 14 13 29.3 3.1 7.6 10.6 2.1 0.0 2.6 4.6 0.6 1.2 1.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 12 29.2 2.9 8.4 11.3 1.6 0.0 2.7 4.3 0.6 1.4 2.8
Away 12 11 30.6 3.2 6.4 9.7 2.4 0.0 2.9 4.1 0.7 1.2 1.9
Neutral 1 1 27.0 5.0 6.0 11.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 4.0 0.8 3.0 1.0

Wins 12 12 30.2 3.7 8.1 11.8 1.8 0.0 3.8 3.6 1.0 1.3 2.9
Losses 13 12 29.3 2.7 6.7 9.4 2.2 0.0 1.9 4.8 0.4 1.4 1.8

November 6 6 27.3 3.2 8.7 11.8 2.3 0.0 2.8 4.2 0.7 2.0 2.3
December 4 3 32.2 3.2 5.2 8.5 2.2 0.0 2.8 3.2 0.8 1.0 3.5
January 9 9 29.6 3.6 7.1 10.7 1.9 0.0 3.2 5.2 0.6 1.6 2.1
February 6 6 30.8 2.5 7.8 10.3 1.8 0.0 2.2 3.3 0.6 0.7 1.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 24 744 79 184 263 51 0 70 105 0.7 34 58
Conference 14 13 410 43 106 149 29 0 36 65 0.6 17 27
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 12 350 35 101 136 19 0 32 52 0.6 17 34
Away 12 11 367 39 77 116 29 0 35 49 0.7 14 23
Neutral 1 1 27 5 6 11 3 0 3 4 0.8 3 1

Wins 12 12 363 44 97 141 22 0 45 43 1.0 16 35
Losses 13 12 381 35 87 122 29 0 25 62 0.4 18 23

November 6 6 164 19 52 71 14 0 17 25 0.7 12 14
December 4 3 129 13 21 34 9 0 11 13 0.8 4 14
January 9 9 266 32 64 96 17 0 29 47 0.6 14 19
February 6 6 185 15 47 62 11 0 13 20 0.6 4 11
March - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 24 29.8 4.2 9.9 14.1 2.7 0.0 3.8 5.6 0.7 1.8 3.1
Conference 14 13 29.3 4.2 10.3 14.5 2.8 0.0 3.5 6.3 0.6 1.7 2.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 12 29.2 4.0 11.5 15.5 2.2 0.0 3.7 5.9 0.6 1.9 3.9
Away 12 11 30.6 4.3 8.4 12.6 3.2 0.0 3.8 5.3 0.7 1.5 2.5
Neutral 1 1 27.0 7.4 8.9 16.3 4.4 0.0 4.4 5.9 0.8 4.4 1.5

Wins 12 12 30.2 4.8 10.7 15.5 2.4 0.0 5.0 4.7 1.0 1.8 3.9
Losses 13 12 29.3 3.7 9.1 12.8 3.0 0.0 2.6 6.5 0.4 1.9 2.4

November 6 6 27.3 4.6 12.7 17.3 3.4 0.0 4.1 6.1 0.7 2.9 3.4
December 4 3 32.2 4.0 6.5 10.5 2.8 0.0 3.4 4.0 0.8 1.2 4.3
January 9 9 29.6 4.8 9.6 14.4 2.6 0.0 4.4 7.1 0.6 2.1 2.9
February 6 6 30.8 3.2 10.2 13.4 2.4 0.0 2.8 4.3 0.6 0.9 2.4