2009
Men's basketball rolls on the road, 84-52

Men's basketball rolls on the road, 84-52
January 17, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

Benedictine's men's basketball team won its fifth game in its last six contests, defeating Maranatha Baptist, 84-52, at Watertown, Wis. The win improved the Eagles' record to 9-6 overall and 4-3 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Dan Klecan's 16 points paced the team. Cameron Snelling added 14 points and grabbed six rebounds. Senior Jared Bailey had a rare game below double figures - scoring six points - but managed a game-leading 11 rebounds. Bailey also gave off six assists. Patrick Noonan and A.J. Brown each contributed nine points. The Eagles out-rebounded MBBC by a 40-28 margin.

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