Concordia University Wisconsin Athletics

 

Men's Basketball

 
December 28, 2011

Men’s Basketball plays UW-Oshkosh on Thursday

MEQUON, Wis. - Head coach Shawn Cassidy and the Concordia University Wisconsin men's basketball team travels to Wisconsin Dells, Wis., for a non-conference game Thursday night against UW-Oshkosh at 7 p.m. inside the Just a Game Fieldhouse. The game will be the fourth UW opponent this season for the Falcons.

Fans unable to make it to the game can listen to UW-Oshkosh's radio broadcast by clicking here.

CUW (7-3) dropped an 81-65 non-conference road matchup at Carroll University in its most recent contest on Dec. 17. The Falcons were held to 24 points in the first half, their lowest point total in a half this season. Senior Mitchell Schneider (New Holstein, Wis.) led CUW with 12 points.

Senior Luke Doedens (Cedarburg, Wis.) leads CUW with a 16.6 points and 4.6 rebounds per game average, including a stunning 58.9 percent from beyond the 3-point line. Schneider is averaging 15.2 points per game, to go along with a team-high 19 steals. Senior Matt Paluchniak (Oostburg, Wis.) has dished out 41 assists, while junior Steve Zielinski (Brown Deer, Wis.) has rejected 19 field goal attempts.

UW-Oshkosh (4-6) dropped its last contest on Dec. 22 against Loras College, 87-71, in Las Vegas. The Titans had three players in double-figures, but couldn't stop the Duhawk's who shot 53.4 percent in the game.

John Flanigan leads UW-O with a 20.4 points per game average on 55.3 percent shooting. He is also 60-of-66 (90.9 percent) from the free throw line. Chad Mathwig is also scoring in double-figures with12.1 points per contest.

The Titans lead the nation in free throw percentage (83.1).