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 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.