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#4 Cornerstone University 82 Concordia University 70
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Kelvin DeVries (20 points)
Concordia - Rocko Holmes (22 points)
Cornerstone -Ted Albert (5 rebounds)
Concordia - Rocko Holmes (10 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Caleb Simons (5 assists)
Concordia - Marius Williams (5 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles shot 81.5% (22-27) from the foul line for the game.
The Golden Eagles trailed a couple of times early but they made a 13-1 run from 17:00 to 11:27 on the clock to give them a 10 point (20-10) cushion in the game. They built the lead to as much as 16 (39-23) with 2:57 on the clock. The Cardinals countered with a 8-2 run to finish the half down just 41-31. Concordia came out and cut into the lead to start the second half. They cut the lead to 3 (48-45) with 13:23 left in the game. Cornerstone would respond with an 8-0 run to get the lead back into double digits and they would keep that double digit lead from that point forward. Cornerstone extended the lead to (72-49) with 7:07 left in the game. Concordia would not go away without a fight and they cut that lead gradually through the remained of the half but they would only get it down to 11 points (82-71) as the clock ran down to 0:00.
The Golden Eagles move on to their 13th straight WHAC Finals where they will host Indiana Tech (69-50 winner over Davenport) on Tuesday, March 1st at 7:30