Eagles' Bailey earns NAC weekly men's basketball honor

Eagles' Bailey earns NAC weekly men's basketball honor
January 13, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University senior guard Jared Bailey (Argo, Ill./Argo Community H.S.) has been named as the Northern Athletics Conference men's basketball "Student-Athlete of the Week" for the period ending January 11. Bailey hit a creditable 63-percent from the field and 63-percent from three-point range in leading the Eagles to a pair of wins, extending the team's win streak to four games. He also went 7-of-9 from the free throw line. Bailey averaged 18.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists in wins over Concordia University Chicago and Marian University last week.


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.