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Ben Coupet Jr.
Ben  Coupet Jr.

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Simeon Career Academy

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 185

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L


11/04/2016

Runnin' Rebels Win Second Exhibition Game, 92-66

Jalen Poyser scores 21 points with five rebounds and five steals for UNLV against New Mexico Highlands on Friday night.

12/03/2016

UNLV vs. Arizona State

Dec. 3, 2016

2017-18 Media Guide Bio

UNLV CAREER: Coupet Jr. is in his second season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2017-18.

FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in 17 games, making two starts ... Averaged 1.3 points and 1.5 rebounds per game ... Scored a career-high eight points vs. UC Riverside ... Also grabbed a career-high seven rebounds in that game.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Simeon Career Academy in Chicago, Ill. ... Averaged 10 points and four rebounds per game as a senior ... Was named first-team all-league (Red South) ... Was a three-star prospect by Rivals and 247 Sports ... ESPN had him as the No. 39 small forward in his class and No. 10 overall in the state of Illinois ... The Wolverines won the city championship in 2016 and the state championship in 2013 ... Scored 24 points with seven rebounds in a Public League playoff game against Morgan Park ... Coached by Robert Smith ... Coupet Jr. lettered all four years of high school ... Simeon is one of the country's most well-known high school programs, producing two top-two overall NBA Draft picks (Derrick Rose, Jabari Parker) in a seven-year span (2008-14) ... Coupet Jr. also played for Dream Vision and Mac Irvin Fire, both AAU teams.

PERSONAL: Ben Alonzo Coupet Jr., was born Jan. 25, 1998, in Chicago, Ill. ... Majoring in urban studies ... Son of Ben Coupet Sr., and DeLisa Carter ... Has five siblings: Zack Norvell (19), Rudye Ware (19), Shamir Ivey (19), Blake Coupet (6) and Chase Coupet (4).


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