Eagles stumble in men's hoops, 69-62

Eagles stumble in men's hoops, 69-62
January 19, 2008

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

The Benedictine men's basketball team dug itself too big of a hole versus Milwaukee School of Engineering, falling by a 69-62 score on Saturday. The loss dropped the Eagles' team to 6-10 overall and 5-4 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Benedictine trailed by 11 points at the half, 36-25, and was behind by double-digits for virtually all of the second stanza. BU managed to slice the margin to single figures only in the final minute of play. MSOE shot 54 percent from the field (23-43) and out-rebounded the Eagles, 31-22. Leading the way for Benedictine was junior guard Jared Bailey with 16 points. Sophomore Rob Bridgeman and freshman Cameron Snelling each tallied 10 points. Snelling had a team-leading six rebounds.


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.