Role Basketball player
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Height 1.85 m
|Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)|
Weight 88 kg
Name Ben Brust
Parents John Brust, Barb Brust
|Position Shooting guard / Point guard|
League Lithuanian Basketball League
Born October 3, 1991 (age 24) Arlington Heights, Illinois (1991-10-03)
High school Hersey (Arlington Heights, Illinois) Mundelein (Mundelein, Illinois)
Education University of Wisconsin-Madison
Siblings Jonathan Brust, Stephen Brust, Courtney Brust
Similar People Josh Gasser, Bo Ryan, Sam Dekker, Traevon Jackson, Frank Kaminsky
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Benjamin Brust (born October 3, 1991) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Pieno žvaigždės of the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL). He played college basketball for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He was part of the 2013-14 Wisconsin Badgers Final Four team, losing to the Kentucky Wildcats, the runner up for the 2014 NCAA tournament, who in turn lost to the Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team.
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- High school career
- College career
- Professional career
Ben brust takes you on a tour of the men s basketball locker room
High school career
Brust attended John Hersey High School his freshman year in 2006–07, before transferring to Mundelein High School for his sophomore, junior and senior years. As a senior, he averaged 24.6 points, 5.9 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 3.1 steals per game during senior season, topping the 40-point mark on four occasions.
Brust originally committed to University of Iowa, but after a coaching change he reopened his options on where to play, and he ultimately chose the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Brust began his collegiate career playing under Bo Ryan's Wisconsin Badgers in 2010. During the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons, Brust came off the bench. In his sophomore year in 2011–12, he averaged the 6th most minutes and the 5th most points per game on the team. He also averaged 1.6 three pointers game per game, which ranked 13th in the Big Ten.
During the 2012–13 and 2013–14 seasons, Brust started all of the Badgers' games. In his junior year in 2012–13, he led the team in minutes and assist-to-turnover ratio with a 2.0, and led the team in scoring for the Big Ten conference games. In his senior year in 2013–14, he averaged 13 points per game, 4.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 89 total three pointers through the team's first 35 games. He also has the second-most three pointers in a career at Wisconsin.
After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Brust joined the Milwaukee Bucks for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On October 11, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Pieno žvaigždės of the Lithuanian Basketball League.