Benning is a 6'5 guard who averaged 22 points and ten rebounds per game as a junior. He was named second team All-State in 1A by the AP.
So what sold Benning on Southern Indiana? "It was the total package. I loved everything as soon as I went on campus. The feel of the campus was awesome. I love coach Watson. He's a great coach. I was impressed as soon as I got there. It was really the tradition and the total package that really brought me in."