Men's basketball rally falls short at Lakeland

Men's basketball rally falls short at Lakeland
January 26, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine's men's basketball team had to fight back from a 13-point halftime deficit, but could not overtake host Lakeland College in the end, 79-73. The loss dropped the Eagles to 6-12 overall and 5-6 in the Northern Athletics Conference. The Eagles trailed at the intermission, 41-28. Senior guard Tim Swanson led the Eagles with 19 points on a five-for-11 night shooting. Freshman Brian Genslinger added 15 points - five-of-seven shooting - and a team-high six rebounds off the bench. Junior Jared Bailey also hit five-of-seven from the floor, good for 14 points. Andrew Brown rounded out the double-figure scorers with 11. Cameron Snelling had eight points, five rebounds and a game-leading four steals.


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.