The Bulldog men’s basketball team looks to regain some momentum in this year’s Concordia Invitational Tournament. It has been a struggle for the Bulldogs as of late. Concordia has dropped five of its last six games, including a 102-93 setback to Doane College on Wednesday evening. Concordia takes a 9-12 overall record into this weekend’s tournament. The Bulldogs open CIT play against CU-Ann Arbor on Friday at 3:15. CU-Chicago, this year’s host school, will provide a live webcast as well as live stats for all tournament games.
Last season, the Bulldogs struggled at the CIT. Concordia took a 13-7 record into last year’s CIT but suffered losses to CU-Chicago (71-58) and CU-Wisconsin (86-66). The Bulldogs last claimed the CIT championship in 2009.
Scouting the Cardinals – CU-Ann Arbor is 12-10 overall on the season entering the CIT. The Cardinals bring a 3-game winning streak to Chicago. Rocko Holmes (18 ppg) and John Schaeffer (13 ppg) lead the way offensively for a Cardinal team that averages 74 points per game on the season.
Up Next – A win against CU-Ann Arbor would advance the Bulldogs to Saturday’s CIT championship game scheduled for 7:15 p.m. A loss would put the Bulldogs in Saturday’s consolation game at 2:15 p.m.