|No. 9 – South East Melbourne Phoenix|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Born||7 February 1985|
Williamstown, South Australia
|Listed height||193 cm (6 ft 4 in)|
|Listed weight||92 kg (203 lb)|
|High school||Faith Lutheran College|
(Tanunda, South Australia)
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2017–2018||Lietuvos rytas Vilnius|
|2019–present||South East Melbourne Phoenix|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school career
Born in Williamstown, South Australia, Madgen played basketball at Faith Lutheran College in Tanunda, South Australia and was a member of the 2002 state championship winning team. Before moving to the United States to attend college, Madgen spent the 2005–06 NBL season with the Adelaide 36ers as a development player.
Madgen played four years of college basketball for Augusta State University from 2006 to 2010. Upon completing his college career in 2010, he was the all-time leading scorer for the Jaguars and the Peach Belt Conference with 2,306 points. On 3 March 2010, his No. 1 jersey was retired, becoming the only active Jaguars player to have his jersey retired.
Madgen signed with the Sydney Kings for the 2010–11 NBL season and won the NBL Rookie of the Year. In 2012–13, Madgen was named the NBL Most Improved Player and earned All-NBL First Team honours. He led the NBL in scoring in 2012–13 with 17.9 points per game.
On 10 October 2013, Madgen was named in the Sydney Kings 25th Anniversary Team.
On 20 March 2014, Madgen re-signed with the Kings on a two-year deal. On 15 May 2015, he exercised an option in his contract in order to leave the club and pursue playing opportunities in Europe.
South East Melbourne Phoenix
National team career
After being selected in the Boomers squad for the Sino-Australia Challenge against China in June 2013, Madgen sustained a right ankle subtalar dislocation during training only a day after game one of the four-game series.
Madgen is the son of Gene and Deborah Madgen, and has a brother, Jack, and two sisters, Carly and Tess. His brother Jack originally played basketball before switching to football. His sister Tess also plays basketball.
In May 2014, Madgen married Bria Kirk.
In 2014, Madgen was studying a Master of Business Administration.
- "Ben Madgen". aug.edu. Archived from the original on 28 May 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
- SA High School Winning Schools
- Gay, Chris (17 May 2010). "Augusta State's Madgen reflects on college career". chronicle.augusta.com. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
- "Jaguars in the Pros". jaguarsroar.com. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
- NBL Rookie of the year – andthefoul.net
- Co-captain Ben Madgen rising to Kings' challenge
- "NBL Award Winners". Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2013.
- Madgen becomes latest signing for new SE Melbourne Phoenix
- NBL leading scorer Ben Madgen joins Melbourne Phoenix
- Sydney Kings 25th anniversary team honour heals the wounds for Shane
- Sydney re-sign Madgen, Garlepp
- MADGEN TO PURSUE EUROPE
- Verviers-Pepinster signs Ben Madgen and Darrell Williams
- Ben Madgen inks with KK Lietkabelis
- "Lietuvos Rytas inks Ben Madgen". Archived from the original on 7 July 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
- Ben Madgen moves to Germany, signs with Crailsheim Merlins
- "South East Melbourne Sign Ben Madgen". NBL.com.au. 19 February 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
- BOOMERS TEAM NAMED FOR SINO-AUSTRALIA CHALLENGE
- Boomers star Ben Madgen out of China series with ankle injury
- 14 Jack Madgen
- Jack Madgen – collingwoodfc.com.au
- Take 40: Ben Madgen
- Kings wed their Queens