Bennerman led NC State to a 22-10 record and an appearance in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. He was an integral member of four NCAA Tournament teams and earned third-team All-ACC honors as a senior.
The 6-foot-4, 198-pound guard led the Wolfpack in scoring, averaging 14.1 points per game.
The seventh annual NABC All-Star Game that will take place at Conseco Fieldhouse during Final Four Weekend. The game will feature the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters against the nation's top college seniors on Friday, March 31, at 7:00 p.m.
Created in 2000, this competitive basketball game is held each year during Final Four Weekend at the host city of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. This spectacular event returns to Indianapolis for the second time as the inaugural game was played in 2000, highlighted by a buzzer-beating layup by the Globetrotters to post an 82-80 victory. Overall, the Globetrotters have posted a 4-2 record in the series.
The Globetrotters are assembling a world-class roster for the game, featuring a three-guard offense led by 5-10 point guard Keiron "Sweet Pea" Shine, a former University of Memphis star; 6-5 swingman Scooter McFadgon from the University of Tennessee; and 6-5 Vanderbilt alum, Corey Smith. A physical Globetrotter front court will be manned by Nate "The Big Easy" Lofton from SE Louisiana and 6-7 shot-blocking aerialist Kris "Hi-Lite" Bruton from Benedict College. Coming off the bench will be a pair of 6-9 scorers: Robert "The Big Stick" Turner from Pepperdine and Donald "Smooth" Cole from Sam Houston State.
The college team will be coached by Illinois head coach Bruce Weber.
Bennerman is also under consideration to participate in the 18th Annual Dell College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships to be held during Final Four Week at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the Butler University campus.
The premier event, which has come to be recognized as the tip-off of Final Four weekend, is slated for 7 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, March 30. The competition will be televised by ESPN on a tape-delayed basis Thursday at 9 p.m. (ET).
Bennerman arrives in Indianapolis on Wednesday and will find out at that time if he is a participant. Currently he is considered an alternate for the contest. Expected participants include: James White of Cincinnati, Vincent Grier of Minnesota, Rodney Carney of Memphis, and Maurice Ager of Michigan State.