Bailey earns national honor from D3Hoops.com

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

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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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).


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.