Long, athletic wing player who can run the floor and score at every level ... has the ability to finish above the rim ... electrifying dunker who earned the nickname “Top Ten Ben” after appearing on ESPN Sports Center’s Top 10 Plays ... good defender ... workhorse type player ... came to Bucknell from a nationally ranked high school program that played top-notch competition.
Played in 30 of Bucknell's 35 games as a reserve forward ... logged 51 points and 40 assists while shooting 52.5 FG% ... scored 1st 4 pts. of season on 2-2 FG in win over Siena ... played career-high 14 min. at VCU and hit a 3FG ... monster dunk on top of a La Salle defender was No. 2 on ESPN’s Top 10 Plays on Dec. 22 ... set career highs with 11 pts. (4-6 FG, 2-4 3FG, 1-1 FT), 5 reb., 15 min., in road win at Army ... hit 2 big 2nd-half FGs in road win at Lafayette ... scored on a transition layup in the NCAA Tournament vs. Michigan State.
Appeared in 27 of the team’s 35 games as a rookie ... played in 23 straight games before the bench was shortened in the postseason ... tallied 26 pts. and 9 reb. on the season ... shot 50.0 FG% (10-20) ... made 1st career appearance in home state of North Carolina, playing 4 min. at Wake Forest ... scored 9 pts. (4-5 FG, 1-1 3FG) in just 7 min. at Butler ... made 1st 3 career FTs and scored 5 pts. in win over Norfolk State ... turned 2 stls. into breakaway buckets, including a reverse jam, in home win over Loyola ... season-high 11 min. in that game.
Full name is Benjamin Tyler Robertson ... born Apr. 14, 1997 in Grand Island, Neb. ... lived in Grand Island until his freshman year in high school ... son of Michael and Angie Robertson ... has an older brother Chris and an older sister Stacia ... Stacia played basketball for High Point, and then professionally in Australia and Turkey ... she was the 2015 Big South Player of the Year and is now back at High Point as the women’s basketball director of operations ... four-year varsity player at High Point Christian Academy ... three-time team captain ... all-conference selection ... 2015-16 McDonalds All-America nominee who helped team to the state playoffs all four years ... team was nationally ranked in 2015-16 ... played AAU ball for CP3 All-Stars, Team Winston and PSB Select ... major is undeclared.