Falcon men handle Edgewood 67-50 as Cassidy gets #100 at CUW
MEQUON, Wis.- Concordia Wisconsin (14-7 overall) was in control from start to finish as the talented hosts improved to 9-3 in NAC North play with an easy 67-50 win over outmanned Edgewood (5-16).
Senior Bryan Donaldson (Greendale, Wis.), who does not look to score in most games, led the Falcons with a 14 point performance on this night, including 11 in the first half when Concordia built a 29-18 lead.
Seniors Mark Pace (Milwaukee, Wis.) and Brian Jackson (Carol Stream, Ill.) had "quiet" offensive nights with eight points each as defense dominated. Thirteen Falcons saw action and ten CUW players scored.
Tal Diekvoss was the only EC player to make it into double figures with 11.
CUW's stifling "D" held the Eagles to 32% shooting and forced 15 turnovers. Steve Zielinski (Sr./ Brown Deer, Wis.) and jackson combined for 15 rebounds.
With the victory, Shawn Cassidy earned his 100th win (100 wins and 52 losses) as the CUW mentor.
Lakeland (10-3) defeated MSOE on the road to remain 1/2 game ahead of CUW in NAC North standings.
Cassidy's Falcons host Rockford on Saturday at 4:15 in the Buuck Fieldhouse.