The St. Ben's basketball team defeated Carleton 65-50 Wednesday night in their MIAC opener.  The Blazers were led by Annie Dittberner and Grace Wolhowe with 10 points apiece.  9 different players scored for the Blazers who shot 38 percent from the field.  St. Ben's is 5-1 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC.

St. John's suffered their first loss of the season Wednesday night with a 70-64 defeat in Northfield against Carleton.  St. John's trailed by 8 at halftime.  Alex Schmitt led the Johnnies with 19 points and Tyler Weiss had 16 points and 13 rebounds for St. John's.  The Johnnies are 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC.

St. John's and St. Ben's basketball will play Bethel Saturday.