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Cornerstone University 101 Concordia University 80
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Wes Hudson (29 points)
Concordia - Rocko Holmes (16 points)
Cornerstone - Dan
Possehl (10 rebounds)
Concordia - Rocko Holmes (6 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Ronald
Bates (6 assists)
Concordia - Austin Cook (3 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles shot 83.3% (20-24) from the foul line and outrebounded the Cardinals 42-33 on the day.
The Golden Eagles trailed only once today as they defeated Concordia 101-80 today. The Cardinals led 7-6 with 17:00 minutes left in the first half but that would be their only lead of the day. They tied the game at 13-13 with 13:27 on the clock but Cornerstone would increase the lead to 10 points (39-29) with 2:37 left in the half. Concordia would make a shot as time ran down to cut the lead to 46-39 at the half. The Golden Eagles made a 14-11 run to start the second half to push the lead back to double digits with 14:53 and they would keep that double digit lead for the remainder of the game. Cornerstone kept the pressure on the Cardinals and increased the lead to 86-66 with 5:07 remaining. They would get the lead to 24 points (101-77) but the Cardinals sank a mid-court shot at the buzzer to pull the game back to 101-80 for the final.
The Golden Eagles play at cross-town rival Davenport on Wednesday as part of a double header with the women's team. The women's team will tip off at 5:30 p.m. and the men will tip-off at 7:30 p.m..