Cardinals down Adrian 88-74

Cardinals down Adrian 88-74

(Ann Arbor, MI) – Concordia men's basketball hosted Adrian College for a non-conference match on Tuesday night.  The Cardinals came in 1-2 overall while the Bulldogs were playing their first game of the year.  CUAA never trailed throughout the entire game and came away with an 88-74 win.

Thomas Hronis led all scorers with 27 points, tying a season-high 5 made three pointers.  Matt Lockhart was also in double figures with 15 points and a career-high 9 rebounds.  Devyn Jones led the team with a career-high 15 rebounds while also chipping in 9 points and a career-high 3 assists.


Thomas Hronis made a layup to open scoring in the game.  Colton Ritsema and Devyn Jones converted inside as well and Hronis tacked on a triple for an 11-8 lead.  Zackary Johnson made an offensive putback and Kip French scored while drawing a foul, leading to an 18-10 advantage.

Colton Ritsema continued to play strong inside with a reverse layup and Devyn Jones chipped in 3 free throws.  Matt Kohler pulled up for a successful jumpshot and Kip French added 4 free throws.  Thomas Hronis knocked down a deep 3-pointer for a 34-19 CUAA lead with 9:37 left in the half.

Hronis added another triple and a layup as the Cardinals continued to find success on offense.  Matt Lockhart scored a layup on a quick give-and-go play with Colton RitsemaZackary Johnson and Bernard Kasanda made layups down the stretch and CUAA held a 52-36 lead at halftime.


Bernard Kasanda started the 2nd half with a triple and scored the team's first 6 points with a layup and a free throw as well.  Zackary Johnson made a layup and Matt Lockhart added two free throws as the Cardinals maintained their double-digit advantage.

Zac Clark scored inside and both Thomas Hronis and Matt Lockhart drained free throws.  Devyn Jones converted an offensive putback and Thomas Hronis scored 10 straight Concordia points with 2 triples and 2 layups.

Matt Lockhart contributed down the stretch with free throws and a 3-pointer to keep the Cardinals ahead.  CUAA brought home an 88-74 win as time expired.


Concordia will remain at home this Saturday, November 6 when they host Goshen.  Tip-off is set for 3pm.