2007
Bailey earns national honor from D3Hoops.com

Bailey earns national honor from D3Hoops.com
December 13, 2007

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

Benedictine University men's basketball player Jared Bailey (Argo, Ill./Argo Community H.S.) has been named to the D3Hoops.com national "Team of the Week" for the period of December 3-9, 2007. Bailey was also the men's basketball "Student-Athlete of the Week" for the Northern Athletics Conference for that same period. In the Eagles two contests, in which the team went 1-1, Bailey racked up some impressive numbers. The junior guard averaged a double-double of 28.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. He averaged 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game, as well. Bailey shot 51.4 percent from the field (18-35) on the week. In the loss to NAC leader Aurora University, Bailey had a career-high 39 points (while also pulling down a game-leading nine rebounds).

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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.