Maciej Bender

#25 Maciej Bender

F | So. | 6-10 | 240 | Warsaw, Poland | Mountain Mission School

High School

  • Signed with WVU during the November signing period
  • Played for Poland at the U20 European Championships Division B group in Chalkida, Greece in the summer of 2016
  • Was invited to the Poland Senior National Team training camp and was the youngest player from Poland invited to the camp
  • Had nine points and 10 rebounds against Russia
  • Double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds against Iceland
  • Had seven points and nine rebounds against Belarus
  • Averaged 8.3 points and 7.7 rebounds during the U20 European Championships
  • Attended Mountain Mission School in Grundy, Virginia
  • Averaged 10.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game as a senior
  • Scored 390 points while shooting 51 percent from the field
  • Played for coach Pawel Mrozik at Mountain Mission
  • Averaged 12.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game as a junior
  • Played on Poland’s U18/19 team at the 2015 European Championships
  • Averaged 7.4 points and 3.7 rebounds per game, shooting 51.2 percent from the field
  • Played AAU basketball for the West Virginia Wildcats Select


  • Son of Robert and Edyta Bender
  • Birthday is June 28
  • Enrolled in pre-engineering
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By John Antonik | October 20, 2016

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Bender Off to Strong Start

By Bryan Messerly | July 20, 2016

WVU men’s basketball freshman Maciej Bender is off to a strong start for Poland at the U20 European Championships Division B group in Chalkida, Greece.