A back-to-back national qualifier entering 2023-24, Concordia Men's Basketball will follow the lead of a star-studded frontcourt made up of stars Noah Schutte and Tristan Smith. The Bulldogs are challenging themselves to 'rise up' this winter.
In the 2023-24 GPAC Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Preseason Poll released on Thursday (Oct. 19), the Concordia University Men’s Basketball team appeared exactly where it finished this past season.
Six years since his graduation, Chandler Folkerts can't escape The Chanimal nickname that became a signature of the dominance the Milford native displayed in the post. The humble Folkerts recently took his place in the Concordia Athletics HOF.
Named the 2003-04 GPAC Player of the Year, Rick Dietze used his patented 'old-man game' to score more points than any other GPAC player his senior season. The soft-spoken Dietze is headed to the Concordia Athletics Hall of Fame.
Following a five-year run in college basketball, Gage Smith continues to satisfy his appetite for competition thanks to the rebirth of SlamBall. New to the sport, Smith has earned a roster spot on the MOB and will appear on ESPN later in July.
A new season of Concordia University Men’s Basketball will launch at the 24th annual Cattle Classic. Highlights outside of league action include home games against two fellow 2023 national qualifiers and a pre-Christmas trip to Hawaii.
For the third season in a row, the Concordia Men's Basketball has laid claim to having the top small college player in the state of Nebraska. That distinction goes to Noah Schutte, as selected by the Omaha World-Herald.
After a season of averaging more than 20 points per game, Noah Schutte has landed on the list of 2023 NAIA Honorable Mention All-Americans. Schutte is the fourth different Bulldog coached by Ben Limback to earn All-America status.
The 2022-23 Bulldogs will be remembered for their ability to redefine themselves in the middle of the season and get on a roll that led into the national tournament. Noah Schutte and Gage Smith were the stars who guided Concordia through adversity.
Gage Smith has joined the likes of Chandler Folkerts and Carter Kent as Concordia Men's Basketball players to be named Academic All-Americans by College Sports Communicators. Smith studies Business Administration.
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.