2008-09 Men's Basketball
#10
Ben Vega
Ben Vega

POS.G
HT.Jr.
WT.5-10
YR.165
HOMETOWNWaukegan, Ill.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLGulf Coast CC

Junior: Appeared in 12 games for the Eagles…Shot 78.3% from the charity stripe…Averaged 5.3 points and 1.4 rebounds per game…Recorded 11 steals and 14 assists...Scored five points in 15 minutes in his collegiate debut at Kansas (11/18/08)...Scored seven points in seven minutes vs. NCCU (11/20/08)...Scored a team-high 14 points and dished out a team-high four assists (12/4/08)...Scored a game-high 14 points at Butler (12/20/08)... Registered 11 points and five assists at Michigan (12/22/08).

Gulf Coast CC: Transferred from Gulf Coast Community College and led team to a 18-12 record…Appeared in 29 and started 27 games during sophomore season…Averaged 9.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per contest…Also dished out a team high 95 assists with 48 steals… As a freshman, averaged 9.6 points per contest while pulling down 3.5 boards…Dished out 77 assists and picked up 54 steals.

High School: Attended Waukegan High in Waukegan, Illinois…Played for Head Coach Brian Colbert…Named All-Lake County and Team MVP during senior season…Helped lead Waukegan to three Regional Championship and a pair of sectional championships…Helped team advance to two state sweet sixteen appearances.

Personal: Son of Angel Vega, Sr., and Carolyn Gray…Born in Waukegan, Ill…Lists Kevin Garnett as favorite athlete…Lists He Got Game as favorite movie…Also recruited by Bethune-Cookman and Savannah State…Majoring in Education with a minor in Social Sciences.

FGCU 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 
08-09   12-0  161  13.4  20  57  .351  21  .238  18  23  .783  16  17  1.4  18  14  26  11  63  5.3
TOTAL  12-0  161  13.4  20  57  .351  21  .238  18  23  .783  16  17  1.4  18  14  26  11  63  5.3