In its final outing of the calendar year 2023, Concordia will be headed across the state of Iowa to take on St. Ambrose. The Bulldogs have been idle since splitting a pair of nailbiters at the Big Island Holiday Classic.
Game No. 2 for the Bulldogs at the Big Island Holiday Classic featured all the drama anyone could want. Concordia overcame its top player fouling out and outlasted No. 19 Olivet Nazarene in double overtime on Dec. 18.
In the first game of its stay at the Big Island Holiday Classic, Concordia saw its comeback fall short in a 74-73 loss to NCAA Division II San Francisco State. Noah Schutte and Tristan Smith combined for 44 points.
Concordia Men's Basketball is set to appear in Hawaii for the first time since 2019. While in Hilo, the Bulldogs will take on San Francisco State and Olivet Nazarene (Dec. 17-18) as part of the Big Island Holiday Classic.
Chalk this one up as another heartstopper in the Concordia-Briar Cliff series. Despite turning it over 25 times, the Bulldogs got it down in overtime, 86-82, with the help of 34 points and 11 rebounds from Noah Schutte.
A 2001 Concordia graduate, Derek Engelbart has come full circle. The institution's new Vice President of Institutional Advancement finds himself in a position to help enhance the student-athlete experience 20 years after wrapping up his own collegiate career.
Behind 22 points from Tristan Smith, Concordia won going away for the third-straight GPAC outing. On Wednesday (Dec. 6), the Bulldogs took control early on and cruised to an 82-54 victory at Mount Marty.
For the fourth time in his career, Noah Schutte has been honored as the GPAC Player of the Week. The Laurel, Neb., native totaled a combined 45 points and 29 rebounds last week as the Bulldogs defeated Midland and Jamestown.
It's a long road ahead for the Bulldogs (5-2, 2-2 GPAC), literally. Each of the next six outings will take place away from Friedrich Arena. That stretch begins this week with trips to Mount Marty and Briar Cliff.
A 21-0 run, spurred by Joel Baker, in the middle of the first half defined the day as the Bulldogs ran away from Jamestown, 99-78. Noah Schutte and Tristan Smith both recorded double-doubles as Concordia completed a 2-0 week of GPAC play.
They make up two-thirds of the starting frontcourt for Concordia Men's Basketball. Built different, brothers Gage and Tristan Smith are all about family and forging memories together. Together, they are a dynamic duo.
In nearly a quarter century in his role, the unmistakable Coach Grant Schmidt guided the Concordia Men’s Basketball program in ways only he could. His passion and care inspired a reverence for him that is still emotionally felt by his former players.
The 2022-23 Concordia Men's Basketball team takes on the task of following up one of the greatest seasons in school history. The Bulldogs return three starters and one of the most athletic frontcourts the program has ever put on the court.
AD Devin Smith refers to the 2021-22 Bulldogs as the "best team I've ever seen play here." The road to Kansas City included buzzer beaters, court storms, GPAC championships and memories that will never fade.
The 2021-22 Concordia Men's Basketball season will never be forgotten. The Bulldogs celebrated GPAC regular season and tournament titles and reached the NAIA national quarterfinals while being characterized by a team first attitude.
He's a small school farm boy with a big-time game. Noah Schutte made that clear during the Bulldogs' run to the NAIA National Quarterfinals. The former 2,000-point high school scorer isn't about to rest on his laurels - and he'll no longer fly under the radar.
He's a straight 'A' biology student and one of the most prolific scorers in program history. Carter Kent truly is 'that guy.' He's unassuming, intelligent, a leader and comes through in the clutch. He's a Concordia Bulldog great.
An all-time classic moment that will go down in Concordia University Men’s Basketball lore caught the attention of ESPN’s SportsCenter. The closing seconds were aired on multiple editions of the show on Thursday (Feb. 17).
The group of four-year student-athletes within the program represents the ideals of Concordia Men's Basketball. Christian character. Toughness. Resilience. Class acts. Servant leaders. High academic achievers. Winners.
Concordia Men's Basketball enters 2021-22 feeling like it "left some meat on the bone" last season when the program missed out on the national tournament. The Bulldogs return their top seven scorers, including three All-GPAC honorees.