2008
Bailey nets third national weekly men's basketball honor

Bailey nets third national weekly men's basketball honor
February 14, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

Benedictine University junior guard Jared Bailey (Argo, Ill./Argo Community H.S.) has been named to the D3Hoops.com National "Team of the Week" for the period of February 4-10, 2008. It is the third time this season that Bailey has been so honored on the national level by the popular internet site. Last week, Bailey led the Eagles to a 2-0 week, shooting 65 percent (15-of-23) from the field, 63 percent (5-of-8) from beyond the three-point arc and a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line. On the week, Bailey averaged 21.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.