Benedictine Men Fall to Edgewood

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LISLE, IL - The Benedictine University men's basketball team could not slow down visiting Edgewood in dropping a Saturday afternoon affair.

Edgewood 75, Benedictine 63

Most of the contest was very close, although Edgewood led for a bulk of the game
The largest lead of the back and forth first was six points after Edgewood made back-to-back three-pointers to break a 29-29 tie and lead 35-29 with 1:08 to play in the half
Benedictine scored the final five points of the half to pull within 35-34 at the break despite Edgewood shooting 60 percent from three-point land
Eric Grygo scored the first points of the second half with a jumper to give Benedictine a momentary 36-35 lead
Benedictine last led 40-38 on a jumper from Kyle Graebner with 16:37 remaining
Edgewood countered every run with a longer one, using a 9-0 run to break a 45-45 deadlock and lead 54-45
The visitors went up double figures with three minutes to go and led by as many as 15

Edgewood shot 50 percent for the game and held a 33-31 edge on the glass
Grygo led three players in double figures with 15, adding nine rebounds
Bryan Jakobsze tallied 14 points and Kenny Bogus finished with 11 as Benedictine shot 45.8 percent from the floor

Benedictine (8-7, 5-5 NACC) plays at Concordia Chicago on Tuesday night.