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Sat, Jan 05, 2013 - [Men's Basketball]
Plite recorded his second double double of the season
Plite recorded his second double double of the season

SCORE

Cornerstone University 56                                 Concordia University 59

LOCATION

Grand Rapids, Mich.

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS

Cornerstone – Wes Hudson  (21 points)
Concordia – Josh Fugate (14 points)

Cornerstone – Jake Plite (17 rebounds)
Concordia – Jesse Schienke (12 rebounds)

Cornerstone – 3 tied  (2 assists)
Concordia – John Schaeffer (2 assists)

KEY TEAM STATS

The Golden Eagles went 0-9 from long range in the 2nd half and only shot 33.3% from the field.  Cornerstone also made just 10-17 from the foul line in the 2nd half of play.

GAME FLOW

The Cardinals opened the game with a basket at 19:46 to take a 2-0 lead.  It took the Golden Eagles about a minute tie the game on a Jake Plite bucket and then the Golden Eagles made a 11-1 run to take a 13-3 lead at 15:53.  The Cardinals responded with an 18-8 run to tie the game at 21-21 with 7:32 left in the half.  Concordia opened up a 5 point lead (26-21) at 5:33 but the Golden Eagles tied it back up (26-26) at 3:16 on the clock.  Cornerstone finished the half with an 8-2 run to take a 6 point lead at the break.  Cornerstone increased their lead to 39-28 just 3:30 into the second half before a 8-2 Cardinal run to close it to 4 points.   Cornerstone ran it back to 11 points *48-37) on a Shane Moreland basket at 9:10.  Cornerstone would maintain that lead for the next three minutes and would lead 51-40 at 6:00 but the Golden Eagles went cold at that point.  Concordia outscored Cornerstone 15-2 over the next five minutes to go up 55-53.  The Golden Eagles missed on their chance to tie it and was forced to foul late and Concordia finished with a 59-56 win. 

UP NEXT

The Golden Eagles will hit the road this Wednesday to play #20 Indiana Tech at 7:30 p.m.

 
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