Eagle men topped on the road

Eagle men topped on the road
January 12, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

The Benedictine men's basketball team came out on the wrong side of a 72-59 decision at Edgewood College in a Northern Athletics Conference game on Saturday afternoon. The loss left the Eagles' record at 5-9 overall, 4-3 in the NAC. Freshman Brian Genslinger came off the bench to lead BU with 12 points and six rebounds. He also had two blocks and three steals. Reserve guards Patrick Noonan and Michael Fahey were the only other Eagles in double figures with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Noonan also had a game-high six assists. Edgewood led 34-26 at the half, shooting 55 percent from the field for the game. Conversely, Benedictine hit just 31 percent of its shots (19-62) for the game.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.