Jim Benson



Reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.

Illinois Wesleyan's Brea Walker gets ready to throw a pitch during Friday's NCAA Division III Softball Championship game against Randolph-Maco…

5 years ago (2014): Illinois Wesleyan junior Allie Boudreau finished fourth in the heptathlon to earn All-American status at the NCAA Division…

5 years ago (2014): Illinois Wesleyan senior pitcher Molly McCready was named to the third team of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association …

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Jim Benson

I am pretty sure they said they would honor passes from previous owner.

Jim Benson

Jim Benson commented on Redbirds hang on to hopes for NIT

Jim Benson here ... I've been told the cost to host a first-round game in CIT and CBI is about the same, somewhere in the $30,35,000 range. It progressively gets higher in the CBI if you want to continue hosting. Neither covers all of travel costs, either.

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