Ironwood Ridge basketball player Felix commits to Aztecs men's basketball program

Aztecs men's basketball received a commitment from Ironwood Ridge High School standout Benny Felix for the 2020-21 season. He averaged 10.9 points and 5.3 rebounds in 26 games as a senior. Photo by Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com
Aztecs men's basketball received a commitment from Ironwood Ridge High School standout Benny Felix for the 2020-21 season. He averaged 10.9 points and 5.3 rebounds in 26 games as a senior. Photo by Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com

The Pima Community College men's basketball program received a commitment from Southern Arizona boys basketball standout Benny Felix from Ironwood Ridge High School for the 2020-21 season.

  • Felix, a 6-2 guard/forward, played in 26 games as a senior for the Nighthawks and averaged 10.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists. He was named a Second Team 5A-6A Boys Basketball All-Star by AllSportsTucson.com
  • Coach's Quote: "Benny had a great career at Ironwood Ridge and it was fun to watch him grow and mature as a person and player," Pima men's basketball coach Brian Peabody said. "He is a really good teammate and will be a nice addition to the locker room."

The 2020-21 basketball season will begin in January.

2020 Aztecs Men's Basketball 2020 Recruiting Class

Benny Felix, 6-2 Guard/Forward – (Ironwood Ridge HS)
Kolby Lathrop, 6-5 Forward – (Ironwood Ridge HS)
Khalid Whitaker, 5-10 Guard – (Flowing Wells HS)
Quinn Atazhoon, 6-4 Guard/Forward – (Gallup HS, NM)
Cooper Burbank, 6-3 Guard – (Chinle HS)
Luke Grawer, 6-0 Guard – (Pinnacle HS)
Jalen Johnson, 6-8 Forward – (Bella Vista Prep)
Pierce Sterling, 6-2 Guard – (Notre Dame HS/Veritas Prep)
Chris Lee, 6-2 Guard – (Ketchikan HS, Alaska)
Dylan Sullivan, 6-5 Guard – (Walla Walla HS, Washington)
Josh Ursery, 6-1 Guard – (Liberty HS/Hutchinson CC)
Leland Wallace, 6-6 Forward – (Centennial HS, Nevada)