Men's Basketball clinches double-digit win over UM-Dearborn

Men's Basketball clinches double-digit win over UM-Dearborn

(Dearborn, MI) – Concordia men's basketball traveled to UM-Dearborn on Saturday afternoon for a WHAC road tilt.  The Cardinals battled through a tight first half and pulled away in the second to claim a double-digit win. 

Zac Clark had a team-high 23 points and 12 rebounds.  Jayden Priddy was second with 15 points.  Devyn Jones and Zackary Johnson had 13 points apiece.  Matt Lockhart had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. 


Zac Clark opened scoring with a layup.  Matt Lockhart scored inside and Zackary Johnson knocked down a triple.  Kip French converted an "and-1" and Devyn Jones hit a triple for a 13-7 lead.  A basket inside from Matt Lockhart put the Cardinals ahead 18-9. 

Devyn Jones added two free throws and Nathan Pickett scored after a solid cut inside, but an 11-2 run by UMD trimmed the lead to 22-20.  Zac Clark ended the run with a layup and Zackary Johnson and Jayden Priddy both nailed triples.  UM-Dearborn briefly pulled ahead late in the half, but an "and-1" from Zac Clark and a triple from Matt Lockhart kept CUAA ahead 42-40 at halftime. 


Kip French hit a 3-pointer to start the second half.  Zac Clark added two free throws and a layup.  Zackary Johnson hit a triple and two baskets from Jayden Priddy put the Cardinals ahead 57-52. 

Zac Clark and Devyn Jones continued to converted inside as Concordia built their lead.  Free throws from Matt Lockhart, Jones and Zackary Johnson helped to keep a double-digit advantage.  Nate Brighton had a layup, Mason Canfield drained two free throws, and D'Angelo Stoxstill had a dunk in the final minute, clinching the Cardinal win. 


Concordia will travel next to Cornerstone this Tuesday at 7:30pm.