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#55 Tylar Bennett

Tylar Bennett - Women's Basketball - Clemson University Athletics
Redford, Mich.
High School:
Detroit Country Day School

Currently ranks #3 in Clemson history in blocked shots

2019-20: Junior

  • Appeared in 30 games, 4 starts, averaging 12.8 minutes per game, 2.2 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game
  • Turned in a season-high 10 points against Navy
  • Twice pulled down a season-high seven rebounds
  • Blocked a season-high four shots at Notre Dame

2018-19: Sophomore

  • Made her fourth-career start in the season opener against Wofford (11/8), tallying four points and four rebounds
  • Totaled a then-career-high 11 rebounds against Lipscomb (11/11), her first double-digit rebounding affair, while adding a career-best four assists and two steals 
  • Recorded a new career-high with 15 points (7-of-13) at Alabama (11/19) for the first double-digit game of her career
  • Hauled in a career-high 17 rebounds to go along with 11 points against Illinois (11/28) for her first career double-double
  • First Tiger to post at least 15 boards since Aliyah Collier notched 17 against Wake Forest in 2016
  • Totaled 10 points and 12 rebounds against High Point (12/5), her third consecutive game with double-digit rebounds

2017-18: Freshman

  • Led all freshmen in points per game (2.3) and rebounds per game (2.9)
  • Saw action in 29 of 30 games for Clemson, including three starts
  • Earned her first collegiate start against Florida State (1/4)
  • Second on the team, first among freshmen, in blocks (42)
  • Paced the Tigers in field goal percentage (min. 50 attempts)
  • Averaged 14.5 minutes per game throughout the season
  • Tallied four rebounds and a career-high five blocks in her first collegiate game
  • Pulled in five or more rebounds on seven separate occasions
  • Set a new career-high in boards with nine at Georgia Tech (12/31)

High School:

  • Received a 90 scouts grade by ESPN
  • Member of “BCAM’s BEST” Class B Girls’ All-State Teams (Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan) for 2016-17
  • Named to MLive Detroit Dream Team Second Team in 2017
  • Detroit Free Press Class B All-State Girls Basketball Third Team selection in 2017
  • Earned Honorable Mention Class B All-State recognition in 2016
  • At Detroit Country Day, won the MHSAA State Championship twice (2015, 2017)
  • Averaged 8.6 points per game, 6.7 rebounds per game, 3.2 blocks per game and 0.96 steals per game as a senior in 2016-17
  • Her Detroit Country Day team was 26-1 in 2016-17 en route to the state championship title
  • In the state championship victory, scored 15 points and added six rebounds and five blocks, while shooting 7-for-8 from the floor
  • Played for 1Nation AAU team