Eagle men topped on the road

Eagle men topped on the road
January 12, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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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 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.