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Ben Lanning

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Grandville, Mich.

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 185

Position:
F

02/16/2012

Lakers Fall at Findlay, 68-57

Junior Tony Peters scores a career-high 16 points but Findlay hits 13 trifectas

02/09/2012

Lakers Sink Ashland, 64-51

Thomas' double-double fuels GVSU to victory

01/28/2012

GVSU Falls At Ferris State In Men's Basketball, 65-57

12/19/2011

Thomas' Three Pointer Lifts Lakers to Overtime Win, 70-68

Senior James Thomas hits game-winning three with 14 seconds left in the extra frame

12/16/2011

GVSU Basketball to Face Northern Michigan in Sunday GLIAC Doubleheader

Women Tip Off at 1:00 P.M., Men to Begin at 3:00 P.M.

2011-12: Appeared in 22 games as a true freshman, starting in three contests...Averaged 2.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per game...Finished fifth on the team with 15 offensive rebounds and sixth in three-pointers made (seven)...Made all 10 of his free throw attempts during the year...Scored season-high 18 points in first collegiate game, making 6-of-11 shots, 3-of-5 three-pointers, and all three free throw attempts in 94-51 victory over Michigan-Dearborn (Nov. 16)...Added 17 points (6-of-8 field goals, 3-of-4 trifectas) and season-best eight rebounds in 82-60 win over Marygrove (Nov. 26)...Tallied seven points in 76-57 GLIAC win at Tiffin (Dec. 3)...Pulled down six rebounds and blocked two shots in 64-51 victory over Ashland (Feb. 9).

High School: Prepped at Grandville High School under head coach Kyle Vander Wall...Averaged 17 points and 10 boards a game as a senior and was named Advance All-Area West...Named a McDonald's All-American nominee...Averaged 12 points and 7.4 rebounds per game as a junior.

Personal: Son of Rory and Deb Lanning...Business major.

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