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.
At long last, the Bulldogs are headed back to the national tournament after a 15-year hiatus. The GPAC tournament champions earned a No. 7 seed and a matchup with No. 2 seed Ottawa.
Brevin Sloup doesn't have to hide the pride he has for his hometown Seward. It works both ways. Now starring as the Bulldog point guard, Sloup inspires plenty of pride from the Seward community.
Tanner Shuck and Brevin Sloup return to provide scoring punch for a new-look Bulldog men's basketball team in 2018-19. Head coach Ben Limback's squad will also be reliant on a large group of newcomers.
A new-look Bulldog men's basketball team opened official practice on Monday (Sept. 24). Junior Tanner Shuck says that the group of newcomers has brought a jolt to energy to the 2018-19 team.
Mike Works proved to be the missing piece for a Concordia men's basketball program that broke through with national tournament appearances in 1991 and 1992. Works is now headed for the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame.
From 2003 to 2007, Jon Ziegler piled up points like no Bulldog ever had. His journey to the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame included his signature 47-point game versus Sioux Falls and a national championship game appearance.
A sophomore class headed by Jake Hornick and Clay Reimers allowed Concordia to surpass the expectations of outsiders in 2017-18. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 12-3 record before finishing at 17-13 overall.
Concordia is 5-1 behind a sophomore group that has already shown tremendous growth since last season. Four second-year players have pushed their way into the starting lineup for the rising Bulldogs.
With Chandler Folkerts and Eli Ziegler having moved on, it's time for the next wave of stars to emerge for the Concordia men's basketball program. Several sophomores are candidates to fill their big shoes.
According to Coach Grant Schmidt, the 1991-92 men's basketball team "created an environment at Concordia that we had never seen before." The Bulldogs surprised many by storming to the national semifinals.