Concordia University Wisconsin Athletics

 

Men's Basketball

 
February 2, 2012

Maranatha Baptist Bible continues Men’s Basketball homestand

MEQUON, Wis. - Concordia University Wisconsin's men's basketball team continues a three-game homestand on Thursday night at 7 p.m. against Maranatha Baptist Bible College. Thursday night's game against MBBC is being made up from its originally scheduled date, Jan. 12, because of inclement weather.

The Falcons remained perfect at home this past Tuesday after a heart-stopping 89-85 overtime victory over Marian University. With the win CUW (15-5) remained in a tie for first place with Edgewood College in the Northern Athletics Conference North Division with a 10-2 league record.

Fans unable to make it to the game can watch the contest via live video (Matt Menzl on the play-by-play call) or live statistics.

Senior Luke Doedens (Cedarburg, Wis.) leads CUW with a 17.4 points per game average, while senior Mitchell Schneider (New Holstein, Wis.) is scoring 14.3 per contest. Doedens also leads the team with 101 rebounds and 41 steals. Senior Matt Paluchniak (Oostburg, Wis.) had dished out a team-best 101 assists and junior Steven Zielinski (Brown Deer, Wis.) has rejected 23 field goal attempts.

MBBC (2-14, 0-11) is led by Matthew Hunter and Joel Borchardt who are scoring 11.5 and 11.4 points per game, respectively. Borschardt leads the NAC with 9.3 rebounds per game.

In the last meeting between these two squads CUW earned a 73-66 win on Feb. 12, 2011. Doedens scored a team-high 23 points, while Schneider added 19 points.

The Falcons have won three straight games against the Crusaders.