23 Hichem Benayad-Cherif
23 Hichem Benayad-Cherif
Height: 6-7
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Laval, Quebec
Previous College: IP Fort Wayne
Position: G/F

AS A SENIOR (2012-13): Redshirted the 2012-13 season for the Pirates ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played for one season at Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne ... Played 17 minutes of action for the Mastadons, scoring 14 points and grabbing eight rebounds ... Redshirted the 2010-11 season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Montmorency College Prep in Montreal, Quebec ... Named 2007-08 Federation Quebecoise du Sport Etudiant (FQSE) Rookie of the Year ... Chosen as a FQSE First-Team All-Star ... Named Student-Athlete of the Year twice.

PERSONAL: Born February 24, 1990, in Algeria ... Hometown is Laval, Quebec ... Son of Kamel Benayad-Cherif and Samia Berrah ... Majoring in economics ... Enjoys playing video games ... Lists Manu Ginobilli as a favorite sports personality.