Benedictine Men Run Away from Lakeland

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LISLE, IL - The Benedictine University men's basketball team shot over 60 percent in the first half and never trailed in rolling past Lakeland at home to claim a third straight

Benedictine 97, Lakeland 65

Benedictine stormed out to a 10-0 lead and did not trail in the contest as Eric Grygo and Kejuan Glosson combined for the points
The lead reached 13 points at 17-4 on a three-point play from Zach Gorney with 13:57 left in the first half
Lakeland cut the lead to 22-16 near the halfway point of the first and to 25-19 with 9:36 left
Jens Soderholm finished a three-point play to ignite an 8-0 run that stretched the margin to 36-19 on a layup from Kenny Bogus with 7:24 remaining in the half
Glosson extended the lead to 21 points at 41-20 with a three-pointer at the 5:06 mark and Benedictine would lead by as many as 26, holding a 52-33 lead at the break
The visitors trimmed the deficit to 15 at 55-40 early in the second half but Glosson hit another three to open a 12-0 run finished on a dunk from Bogus
Benedictine led by as many as 34 points as Lakeland pulled no closer than 24 the rest of the way

Benedictine shot 65.5 percent in the first half and finished the game at 58.3 percent, a season high
Benedictine scored 36 points in the paint and held a 39-32 advantage on the glass
Brayden Olson led all scorers with 24 points, adding seven assists
Glosson knocked down four triples and finished with 18 points, notching five steals and four assists
Grygo finished with 16 points, six rebounds and two blocks
18 players appeared in the contest with 11 scoring

Benedictine (11-7, 10-3 NACC) hosts Edgewood next Saturday in the first meeting between the two programs this season