The College of St. Benedict basketball team won their sixth straight game when they defeated Hamline University in St. Paul on Saturday afternoon.

The Bennies opened up a big lead in the first quarter, 23-8, but stumbled in the second. Hamline outscored CSB 21-9, cutting the Bennies' lead to 32-29 at the break.

St. Ben's had a big second half. In the third they outscored the Pipers 20-13 to open up a ten-point lead. In the final quarter, CSB kept the momentum going and put the game away 66-52.

Alex Johnson and Sidney Schiffler led the team in scoring with 14 points each. McKenzie Holgate added nine points and a steal.

The Bennies improve to 6-0 and 2-0 MIAC. They will host Carleton College on Monday. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.