Paris Bennett to Graduate, Play Elsewhere

Posted In News - By Chris Metsala On Thursday, April 18th, 2013 With 0 Comments

FAIRFAX, Va. – George Mason redshirt junior forward Paris Bennett will graduate next month and pursue other playing opportunities next season, head men’s basketball coach Paul Hewitt announced Wednesday. Bennett will be eligible to play immediately during the 2013-14 season, when he will work towards a graduate degree.

“I would like to thank Paris for his dedication and hard work over the last few years,” said Hewitt. “We wish him well moving forward.”

Bennett, who will earn his bachelor’s degree in sports management in May, played four seasons with the Patriots. The Linden, N.J., native appeared in 76 games, including one as a starter. He averaged 1.7 points and 1.5 rebounds per appearance, including career highs of 2.7 points and 1.9 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game this past season.

via Men’s Basketball’s Bennett to Earn Degree in May, Pursue Other Playing Opportunities – – The Official Athletic Site Of George Mason University.

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About - Chris Metsala is a George Mason alumnus and was one of the founders of the original site in 1998, which later became Chris has attended almost every home game and CAA Tournament from the Ernie Nestor years to present, and covered the team during the 2006 Final Four run. He currently lives in Northern Virginia.

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