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Ben Carter
Ben  Carter

Graduate Student

Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Bishop Gorman (UNLV/Oregon)

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 235



No. 9/9 Michigan State Visits Illinois on Monday Night


Bridges, Ward Lead No. 9 Michigan State Past Indiana, 85-57

Nick Ward posted his sixth double double of the season.


Tom Izzo Weekly Press Conference


Michigan State vs. Southern Utah Post Game Quotes

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo and SUU's Todd Simon and players discuss MSU-SUU game.


No. 3 Michigan State Hosts Southern Utah on Saturday Night


Accordian Extravaganza


October 14


Michigan State at Ohio State (USATSI)

Michigan State at Ohio State: Photos by USA Today Sports Images


MSU Men's Basketball vs. Notre Dame (USATSI)

The third-ranked Spartans play host to No. 5 Notre Dame in a non-conference showdown


Michigan State vs. UConn (USATSI)

Michigan State vs. UConn: USA Today Sports Images


Michigan State vs. DePaul


Stretch forward with a very high basketball IQ and skills to match • Can step out and hit the 17-foot jump shot with consistency • Ability to finish with either hand in the paint.

2017-17 (UNLV)
Joined Michigan State as a graduate transfer • Missed the 2016-17 season with a knee injury suffered on the first official day of practice • Granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA in May.

2015-16 (UNLV)
Averaged 8.6 points and 6.0 rebounds in 22 games, starting seven • Suffered a season-ending knee injury on Jan. 30 against San Diego State • Scored in double figures in 10 games, while recording double figure rebounds in three games and two double-doubles • Twice scored a career-high 16 points, against both Indiana (11/25) and Colorado State (1/6) • Also grabbed a career-best 12 rebounds against Colorado State to notch his first career double-double, while hitting 8-of-10 field goals • Grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out a career-best five assists against Air Force (1/16) • Recorded second career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds against Boise State (1/27), in the game before suffering season-ending knee injury • Made 10-of-12 foul shots against Fresno State (12/30) • Shot .556 from the field and .754 from the foul line • Ranked third on the team with 30 blocks and fifth with 21 steals.

2014-15 (UNLV)
Sat out the 2014-15 season under NCAA transfer rules after transferring from Oregon.

2013-14 (OREGON)
Averaged 2.5 points and 2.5 rebounds and 12.7 minutes in 25 games, starting five • Ranked fourth on the team in blocks (14) • Played 13 minutes in upset of No. 3 Arizona (3/2), recording five points, four rebounds, two assists and a block • Scored a season-high 11 points off the bench at Oregon State (1/19), making 4-of-6 FGs • Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds in a road win at Washington State (1/26) • Made first career start at Washington (1/23), starting a string of five consecutive starts • Played in all four postseason games, including recording eight points, a season-high three assists and one steal against Oregon State (3/12) in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament.

2012-13 (OREGON)
Averaged 2.4 points and 2.3 rebounds in 37 games • Scored 12 points at UNLV (11/23), playing in his hometown • Grabbed eight rebounds and finished a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line against Houston Baptist (12/22) • Blocked four shots against Oregon State (2/28) • Scored 10 points at Colorado (3/7), adding six rebounds.

Averaged 10.1 points and 7.4 rebounds per game as a prep senior at Bishop Gorman High School, playing for Coach Grant Rice • 2012 third-team all-state selection and all-conference honoree • Averaged 12.5 points and 8.5 rebounds as a junior, helping guide the Gaels to a 25-6 record • Part of the BGHS squad that captured state titles as a sophomore (2010) and a senior (2012) • Also played volleyball in 2009 and 2010.

Born Aug. 22, 1994 in Tel Aviv, Israel • Has dual citizenship • Son of Mike and Hadar Carter • Earned his bachelor's degree in public administration from UNLV in August 2016 • Pursuing a master's in kinesiology with a sport administration concentration.

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