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Ben Carter
Ben  Carter

Graduate Student

Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Bishop Gorman (UNLV/Oregon)

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 235



Carter to Start Professional Career in Israel, Knows he has a Home at MSU


Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2017-18 Winter Season


Men's Basketball Announces Award Winners at Team Banquet


No. 2 Michigan State Tops Illinois 81-61, Seals Share of Title on Senior Night

MSU celebrated its three seniors on Senior Night.


Post-Game Quotes: Illinois

MSU head coach Tom Izzo and Illinois' Brad Underwood and players discuss MSU-Illinois game.


MSU Finishes 30-5


The Class of 2018


Accordian Extravaganza


October 14


NCAA Second Round: MBB vs. Syracuse (USATSI)

The Spartans take on the Orange in the second round of the NCAA tournament.


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


Career Stats
2017-18 Game-by-Game Stats

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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