Bailey nets third national weekly men's basketball honor

Bailey nets third national weekly men's basketball honor
February 14, 2008

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

Benedictine University junior guard Jared Bailey (Argo, Ill./Argo Community H.S.) has been named to the D3Hoops.com National "Team of the Week" for the period of February 4-10, 2008. It is the third time this season that Bailey has been so honored on the national level by the popular internet site. Last week, Bailey led the Eagles to a 2-0 week, shooting 65 percent (15-of-23) from the field, 63 percent (5-of-8) from beyond the three-point arc and a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line. On the week, Bailey averaged 21.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists per 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.