15 Ben Marello
15 - Ben Marello
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Port Orange, FL
High School: Port Orange
Previous College: Henderson State
Position: F
Major: Communications
gp 33
pts/g 9.7
fg % 46.9
3pt % 39.7
ft % 71.4
reb/g 2.9
a/g 1.3

AS A JUNIOR (2017-2018)
Played in 29 games and made 26 starts ... started 15 of the final 16 games of the season ... averaged 9.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and two assists per game ... shot 51.2 percent from the floor ... scored in double figures 10 times, including a season-high 23 at Nova Southeastern (12/2/17) ... also had 20 points in an upset of No. 19 Southern New Hampshire (12/30/17) and 22 at Rollins (1/13/18).

AT HENDERSON STATE (2015-17)
Played in 54 games and made 27 starts as a freshman and sophomore ... averaged 8.9 points and 3.9 rebounds per game at Henderson State ... also dished out 48 assists, recorded 40 steals and had 19 blocks in two seasons ... shot 46.1 percent from the floor ... as a sophomore scored in double figure a whopping 17 times, including a stretch of a stretch of nine-straight games with at least 10 points ... scored a career-high 21 points in the season finale against East Central.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was an all-area and all-district selection at Father Lopez ... averaged 16 points and eight rebounds per game during his high school career ... totaled 54 blocks, shot 51.0 percent from the field and was a 77.0 percent shooter from the foul line ... played AAU basketball for the Central Florida Titans and averaged 18.1 points and 10.4 rebounds per game while shooting 68.0 percent from the field.

PERSONAL
Son of John Marello and Mary Panaggio ... has six siblings ... comes from an basketball family ... uncles, Dan and Mike Panaggio, each played at SUNY-Brockport ... Dan was a head coach with the Quad City Thunder of the CBA, the head coach of the Shanghai Sharks in China, and served as an assistant coach for the NBA's Phoenix Suns and Portland Trailblazer, and was a scout for the Los Angeles Lakers ... a third uncle, Jim Panaggio, played at Providence ... grandfather, Mauro Panaggio was a legendary coach at SUNY-Brockport and in the CBA, winning two league championships ... has two cousins, Michael and Matt Panaggio, who played college basketball ... Michael played at Lander, Matt at Henderson State.

Recent Games
Mar 2 Rollins W, 105-100
Mar 6 Saint Leo W, 80-78
Mar 9 vs. No. 22 Lynn W, 74-65
Mar 10 at No. 3 Nova Southeastern W, 92-84
Mar 16 vs. Delta State W, 78-72
Mar 17 vs. Lynn L, 88-78
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 20
Games started 33 20
Minutes 925 566
Minutes per game 28.0 28.3
FG 115-245 77-146
FG Pct 46.9 52.7
3PT 31-78 21-46
3PT Pct 39.7 45.7
FT 60-84 32-47
FT Pct 71.4 68.1
Off rebounds 17 9
Def rebounds 78 46
Total rebounds 95 55
Rebounds per game 2.9 2.8
Personal fouls 71 44
Disqualifications - -
Assists 43 22
Turnovers 34 22
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.0
Steals 27 14
Blocks 15 11
Points 321 207
Points per game 9.7 10.3
Points per 40 min 13.9 14.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 30 at Florida L, 95-70 1 21 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Nov 9 West Alabama W, 76-68 1 19 3-12 25.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Nov 10 Delta State W, 79-74 1 30 4-8 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 9
Nov 17 at Southern New Hampshire W, 80-74 1 29 6-14 42.9 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 14
Nov 23 Merrimack W, 90-84 1 25 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 8-9 88.9 14
Nov 24 Stonehill L, 89-79 1 22 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Nov 28 Tampa W, 74-67 1 23 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Dec 5 Embry-Riddle W, 81-70 1 22 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 2-4 50.0 4
Dec 15 Lindenwood W, 99-91 1 34 5-8 62.5 2-4 50.0 4-5 80.0 16
Dec 18 Cedarville W, 64-61 1 29 0-5 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 19 Bloomfield W, 69-58 1 21 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 29 at No. 5 Nova Southeastern L, 117-95 1 20 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 2 at Florida Tech L, 77-59 1 13 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 5 Lynn W, 88-84 1 39 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 9 at Palm Beach Atlantic W, 86-72 1 35 4-9 44.4 1-2 50.0 9-12 75.0 18
Jan 12 at Barry W, 79-65 1 16 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 2
Jan 16 Eckerd W, 82-69 1 35 11-18 61.1 0-1 0.0 5-8 62.5 27
Jan 19 at Rollins L, 83-69 1 37 9-15 60.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 20
Jan 23 Saint Leo W, 86-83 1 37 5-8 62.5 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 12
Jan 30 at Tampa W, 88-71 1 29 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 2 No. 5 Nova Southeastern W, 87-82 1 35 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Feb 6 Florida Tech W, 103-92 1 24 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 9 at Embry-Riddle W, 90-73 1 25 2-6 33.3 1-2 50.0 2-3 66.7 7
Feb 13 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 89-85 1 28 3-7 42.9 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 9
Feb 16 at No. 16 Lynn L, 99-98 1 36 6-10 60.0 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 14
Feb 20 at Eckerd W, 91-80 1 26 3-5 60.0 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 23 Barry L, 92-81 1 30 7-10 70.0 4-5 80.0 2-2 100.0 20
Feb 27 at Saint Leo L, 85-78 1 34 3-6 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Mar 2 Rollins W, 105-100 1 22 5-7 71.4 2-4 50.0 3-4 75.0 15
Mar 6 Saint Leo W, 80-78 1 35 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Mar 9 vs. No. 22 Lynn W, 74-65 1 20 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 6-6 100.0 11
Mar 10 at No. 3 Nova Southeastern W, 92-84 1 38 5-8 62.5 2-4 50.0 1-3 33.3 13
Mar 16 vs. Delta State W, 78-72 1 34 4-12 33.3 0-4 0.0 1-2 50.0 9
Mar 17 vs. Lynn L, 88-78 1 23 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 30 at Florida L, 95-70 1 21 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 9 West Alabama W, 76-68 1 19 1 3 4 2 0 - 2 0 1 -
Nov 10 Delta State W, 79-74 1 30 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 17 at Southern New Hampshire W, 80-74 1 29 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 1 1 3 -
Nov 23 Merrimack W, 90-84 1 25 2 5 7 6 2 3.0 2 0 1 -
Nov 24 Stonehill L, 89-79 1 22 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 28 Tampa W, 74-67 1 23 0 4 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 5 Embry-Riddle W, 81-70 1 22 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 15 Lindenwood W, 99-91 1 34 0 4 4 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 18 Cedarville W, 64-61 1 29 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 19 Bloomfield W, 69-58 1 21 2 3 5 2 2 1.0 1 1 2 -
Dec 29 at No. 5 Nova Southeastern L, 117-95 1 20 0 0 0 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 2 at Florida Tech L, 77-59 1 13 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 5 Lynn W, 88-84 1 39 1 8 9 1 3 0.3 0 2 3 -
Jan 9 at Palm Beach Atlantic W, 86-72 1 35 1 2 3 2 0 - 1 1 0 -
Jan 12 at Barry W, 79-65 1 16 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 16 Eckerd W, 82-69 1 35 3 3 6 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 19 at Rollins L, 83-69 1 37 1 0 1 1 2 0.5 1 1 3 -
Jan 23 Saint Leo W, 86-83 1 37 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 1 2 -
Jan 30 at Tampa W, 88-71 1 29 1 1 2 3 0 - 2 0 3 -
Feb 2 No. 5 Nova Southeastern W, 87-82 1 35 0 4 4 0 0 - 2 1 2 -
Feb 6 Florida Tech W, 103-92 1 24 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 1 2 3 -
Feb 9 at Embry-Riddle W, 90-73 1 25 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 13 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 89-85 1 28 0 2 2 2 0 - 1 1 2 -
Feb 16 at No. 16 Lynn L, 99-98 1 36 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 20 at Eckerd W, 91-80 1 26 0 3 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 23 Barry L, 92-81 1 30 0 0 0 3 1 3.0 2 1 2 -
Feb 27 at Saint Leo L, 85-78 1 34 0 3 3 0 0 - 1 1 2 -
Mar 2 Rollins W, 105-100 1 22 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Mar 6 Saint Leo W, 80-78 1 35 0 1 1 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 9 vs. No. 22 Lynn W, 74-65 1 20 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 2 0 2 -
Mar 10 at No. 3 Nova Southeastern W, 92-84 1 38 0 3 3 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Mar 16 vs. Delta State W, 78-72 1 34 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 2 2 4 -
Mar 17 vs. Lynn L, 88-78 1 23 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 29 16 24.0 3.7-7.1 51.2 0.5-1.8 28.8 1.4-2.2 63.5 9.2
2018-19 33 33 28.0 3.5-7.4 46.9 0.9-2.4 39.7 1.8-2.5 71.4 9.7
Total 62 49 26.1 3.6-7.3 48.9 0.7-2.1 35.4 1.6-2.4 68.0 9.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 29 16 695 106-207 51.2 15-52 28.8 40-63 63.5 267
2018-19 33 33 925 115-245 46.9 31-78 39.7 60-84 71.4 321
Total 62 49 1620 221-452 48.9 46-130 35.4 100-147 68.0 588
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 29 16 24.0 6.1-11.9 51.2 0.9-3.0 28.8 2.3-3.6 63.5 15.4
2018-19 33 33 28.0 5.0-10.6 46.9 1.3-3.4 39.7 2.6-3.6 71.4 13.9
Total 62 49 26.1 5.5-11.2 48.9 1.1-3.2 35.4 2.5-3.6 68.0 14.5
  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 29 16 24.0 0.7 2.0 2.7 2.3 0.1 2.0 1.6 1.3 0.6 0.4
2018-19 33 33 28.0 0.5 2.4 2.9 2.2 - 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.5
Total 62 49 26.1 0.6 2.2 2.8 2.2 0.0 1.6 1.3 1.3 0.7 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 29 16 695 21 58 79 67 3 59 47 1.3 18 11
2018-19 33 33 925 17 78 95 71 - 43 34 1.3 27 15
Total 62 49 1620 38 136 174 138 3 102 81 1.3 45 26
  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 29 16 24.0 1.2 3.3 4.5 3.9 0.2 3.4 2.7 1.3 1.0 0.6
2018-19 33 33 28.0 0.7 3.4 4.1 3.1 0.0 1.9 1.5 1.3 1.2 0.6
Total 62 49 26.1 0.9 3.4 4.3 3.4 0.1 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.1 0.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 33 28.0 3.5-7.4 46.9 0.9-2.4 39.7 1.8-2.5 71.4 9.7
Conference 20 20 28.3 3.9-7.3 52.7 1.1-2.3 45.7 1.6-2.4 68.1 10.3
Exhibition 1 1 21.0 3.0-4.0 75.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 7.0
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Home 18 18 28.3 3.4-7.6 45.6 0.9-2.3 39.0 1.9-2.7 72.9 9.7
Away 12 12 28.2 3.8-7.4 50.6 1.1-2.4 44.8 1.4-2.2 65.4 10.0
Neutral 3 3 25.7 2.7-6.7 40.0 0.7-2.7 25.0 2.7-3.3 80.0 8.7
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Wins 25 25 28.4 3.2-7.3 44.5 0.9-2.4 36.7 2.1-3.0 71.6 9.5
Losses 8 8 26.9 4.2-7.9 54.0 1.1-2.2 50.0 0.9-1.2 70.0 10.5
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November 6 6 24.7 3.5-9.0 38.9 0.7-2.2 30.8 2.3-2.8 82.4 10.0
December 5 5 25.2 1.8-5.6 32.1 0.4-2.0 20.0 1.8-2.6 69.2 5.8
January 8 8 30.1 4.4-8.6 50.7 0.8-1.9 40.0 2.0-3.0 66.7 11.5
February 8 8 29.8 3.9-6.9 56.4 1.5-2.8 54.5 1.1-1.6 69.2 10.4
March 6 6 28.7 3.2-6.5 48.7 1.2-3.0 38.9 2.0-2.8 70.6 9.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 33 925 115-245 46.9 31-78 39.7 60-84 71.4 321
Conference 20 20 566 77-146 52.7 21-46 45.7 32-47 68.1 207
Exhibition 1 1 21 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
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Home 18 18 510 62-136 45.6 16-41 39.0 35-48 72.9 175
Away 12 12 338 45-89 50.6 13-29 44.8 17-26 65.4 120
Neutral 3 3 77 8-20 40.0 2-8 25.0 8-10 80.0 26
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Wins 25 25 710 81-182 44.5 22-60 36.7 53-74 71.6 237
Losses 8 8 215 34-63 54.0 9-18 50.0 7-10 70.0 84
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November 6 6 148 21-54 38.9 4-13 30.8 14-17 82.4 60
December 5 5 126 9-28 32.1 2-10 20.0 9-13 69.2 29
January 8 8 241 35-69 50.7 6-15 40.0 16-24 66.7 92
February 8 8 238 31-55 56.4 12-22 54.5 9-13 69.2 83
March 6 6 172 19-39 48.7 7-18 38.9 12-17 70.6 57
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 33 28.0 5.0-10.6 46.9 1.3-3.4 39.7 2.6-3.6 71.4 13.9
Conference 20 20 28.3 5.4-10.3 52.7 1.5-3.3 45.7 2.3-3.3 68.1 14.6
Exhibition 1 1 21.0 5.7-7.6 75.0 1.9-3.8 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 13.3
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Home 18 18 28.3 4.9-10.7 45.6 1.3-3.2 39.0 2.7-3.8 72.9 13.7
Away 12 12 28.2 5.3-10.5 50.6 1.5-3.4 44.8 2.0-3.1 65.4 14.2
Neutral 3 3 25.7 4.2-10.4 40.0 1.0-4.2 25.0 4.2-5.2 80.0 13.5
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Wins 25 25 28.4 4.6-10.3 44.5 1.2-3.4 36.7 3.0-4.2 71.6 13.4
Losses 8 8 26.9 6.3-11.7 54.0 1.7-3.3 50.0 1.3-1.9 70.0 15.6
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November 6 6 24.7 5.7-14.6 38.9 1.1-3.5 30.8 3.8-4.6 82.4 16.2
December 5 5 25.2 2.9-8.9 32.1 0.6-3.2 20.0 2.9-4.1 69.2 9.2
January 8 8 30.1 5.8-11.5 50.7 1.0-2.5 40.0 2.7-4.0 66.7 15.3
February 8 8 29.8 5.2-9.2 56.4 2.0-3.7 54.5 1.5-2.2 69.2 13.9
March 6 6 28.7 4.4-9.1 48.7 1.6-4.2 38.9 2.8-4.0 70.6 13.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 33 28.0 0.5 2.4 2.9 2.2 - 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.5
Conference 20 20 28.3 0.5 2.3 2.8 2.2 - 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.6
Exhibition 1 1 21.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 18 18 28.3 0.7 3.0 3.7 2.1 - 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.5
Away 12 12 28.2 0.4 1.6 2.0 2.0 - 1.5 1.2 1.3 0.7 0.3
Neutral 3 3 25.7 0.0 1.7 1.7 3.3 - 0.3 0.7 0.5 1.3 0.7
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Wins 25 25 28.4 0.6 2.7 3.2 2.1 - 1.4 1.0 1.5 0.8 0.5
Losses 8 8 26.9 0.4 1.4 1.8 2.4 - 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.4
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November 6 6 24.7 0.8 3.0 3.8 1.7 - 1.8 1.5 1.2 1.2 0.2
December 5 5 25.2 0.6 2.6 3.2 2.0 - 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.6 0.2
January 8 8 30.1 1.0 2.6 3.6 2.3 - 0.9 1.4 0.6 0.5 0.6
February 8 8 29.8 0.1 1.9 2.0 2.0 - 1.5 0.6 2.4 1.1 0.8
March 6 6 28.7 0.0 1.8 1.8 2.8 - 0.8 0.5 1.7 0.7 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 33 925 17 78 95 71 - 43 34 1.3 27 15
Conference 20 20 566 9 46 55 44 - 22 22 1.0 14 11
Exhibition 1 1 21 0 0 0 3 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
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Home 18 18 510 12 54 66 37 - 24 18 1.3 15 9
Away 12 12 338 5 19 24 24 - 18 14 1.3 8 4
Neutral 3 3 77 0 5 5 10 - 1 2 0.5 4 2
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Wins 25 25 710 14 67 81 52 - 35 24 1.5 21 12
Losses 8 8 215 3 11 14 19 - 8 10 0.8 6 3
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November 6 6 148 5 18 23 10 - 11 9 1.2 7 1
December 5 5 126 3 13 16 10 - 8 6 1.3 3 1
January 8 8 241 8 21 29 18 - 7 11 0.6 4 5
February 8 8 238 1 15 16 16 - 12 5 2.4 9 6
March 6 6 172 0 11 11 17 - 5 3 1.7 4 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 33 28.0 0.7 3.4 4.1 3.1 0.0 1.9 1.5 1.3 1.2 0.6
Conference 20 20 28.3 0.6 3.3 3.9 3.1 0.0 1.6 1.6 1.0 1.0 0.8
Exhibition 1 1 21.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.7 0.0 0.0 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 18 18 28.3 0.9 4.2 5.2 2.9 0.0 1.9 1.4 1.3 1.2 0.7
Away 12 12 28.2 0.6 2.2 2.8 2.8 0.0 2.1 1.7 1.3 0.9 0.5
Neutral 3 3 25.7 0.0 2.6 2.6 5.2 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 2.1 1.0
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Wins 25 25 28.4 0.8 3.8 4.6 2.9 0.0 2.0 1.4 1.5 1.2 0.7
Losses 8 8 26.9 0.6 2.0 2.6 3.5 0.0 1.5 1.9 0.8 1.1 0.6
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November 6 6 24.7 1.4 4.9 6.2 2.7 0.0 3.0 2.4 1.2 1.9 0.3
December 5 5 25.2 1.0 4.1 5.1 3.2 0.0 2.5 1.9 1.3 1.0 0.3
January 8 8 30.1 1.3 3.5 4.8 3.0 0.0 1.2 1.8 0.6 0.7 0.8
February 8 8 29.8 0.2 2.5 2.7 2.7 0.0 2.0 0.8 2.4 1.5 1.0
March 6 6 28.7 0.0 2.6 2.6 4.0 0.0 1.2 0.7 1.7 0.9 0.5