Men's Basketball cruises to 95-72 win over UM-Dearborn

Men's Basketball cruises to 95-72 win over UM-Dearborn

(Ann Arbor, MI) – Concordia men's basketball played host to UM-Dearborn on Saturday in WHAC play.  The Cardinals put forth a strong offensive performance in a 95-72 win.

Zackary Johnson led the team with a career-high 27 points.  Matt Lockhart's double-double gave him 23 points and 10 rebounds.  Kip French was third with 18 points.  Nate Brighton had 14 points and a team-high 12 rebounds.


Zac Clark scored inside for the first Cardinal basket.  Zackary Johnson hit an early 3-pointer and Jayden Priddy drove for a go-ahead layup.  Colton Ritsema scored off the high glass and made two free throws.  Zackary Johnson knocked down two 3-pointers and CUAA trailed 18-17 at the midway point.

Nate Brighton hit a go-ahead triple and Zackary Johnson converted an "and-1".  Matt Lockhart drained free throws and scored inside.  Kip French had two baskets and both Nate Brighton and Zackary Johnson hit triples.  French and Matt Lockhart added layups, Johnson hit a corner triple, and Lockhart capped the half with a dunk.  CUAA led 47-33 at halftime.


Zackary Johnson opened the scoring with a quick layup in the second half.  Matt Lockhart made a 3-pointer and free throws from Nate Brighton kept the Cardinals ahead.  Zac Clark converted inside and Zackary Johnson finished another "and-1".  Nate Brighton made a 3-pointer and a layup from Matt Lockhart put CUAA up 67-51 at the midway point.

Kip French continued to score with free throws and a layup.  Matt Lockhart, Zackary Johnson, and French all knocked down 3-pointers to extend the lead.  Lockhart had another triple late in the game and Henry Knapp got on the scoresheet with a free throw.  CUAA claimed the 95-72 win as time expired.


Concordia will travel to Lawrence Tech next Wednesday at 7:30 pm.