Concordia University sweeps UJ basketball – Jamestown Sun


Jamestown took a 20-19 lead after Brock Schrom’s basket with 7:19 remaining in the first half. Concordia’s Carter Kent and Tanner Shuck combined to score the team’s next 13 points, and following Shuck’s 3-pointer at the 3:21 mark, UJ trailed 32-24.

The Jimmies shot 13 of 35 in the first half, making just one of eight 3-point attempts, while Concordia shot 15 of 31 overall and 6 of 17 from 3-point range.

Concordia opened the second half on an 8-0 run to go ahead by 19, and after back-to-back 3-pointers by Shuck and Kent, led 55-34 just under four minutes into the half.

UJ fell behind by 23 with 10:42 to play and got no closer than 13 points until Brady Birch’s basket made it 86-74.

Birch poured in a career-high 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. Marc Kjos added 11 and Schrom was also in double figures with 10. Jack Talley chipped in with seven points and eight rebounds.

Jamestown (12-7 overall, 3-6 GPAC) returns home to host Briar Cliff (Iowa) University Wednesday at 8 p.m.

The No. 1 Concordia women’s basketball team forced 38 turnovers Saturday afternoon defeating the University of Jamestown 105-56.

Concordia turned those turnovers into 44 points, while the Jimmies managed only 10 points off 20 Bulldog turnovers.

Jamestown (10-7 overall, 4-6 GPAC) turned the ball over 10 times and shot 4 of 15 in the first quarter to fall behind 29-14. The second quarter saw UJ make just one of 13 shots with 12 more turnovers as Concordia led 51-22 at the half.

UJ shot 50% overall in the third quarter, including 67% inside the 3-point line. They cut the lead to 23 following Courtney Mosloski’s basket at the 4:25 mark, but the Bulldogs scored 18 of the quarter’s final 22 points and took a 78-41 lead into the final 10 minutes.

The Jimmies went scoreless for nearly four minutes in the fourth quarter as Concordia went on a 9-0 run and broke the century mark. Kayla Buchanan made a bucket with 1:33 left to end UJ’s scoring drought.

Hannah DeMars led the Jimmies with 15 points, nine rebounds, and five assists. Concordia had five players in double figures, led by Taylor Farrell’s 18.

Jamestown returns to Harold Newman Arena against Briar Cliff (Iowa) University on Wednesday. Game time is set for 6 p.m.

Men

Concordia University 86, University of Jamestown 74

UJ 30 44 — 74

CU 41 45 — 86

UJ — Brady Birch 28, Marc Kjos 11, Brock Schrom 10, Jack Talley 7, Isaiah Dobson 6, Devan Praska 5, Jack Frazier 4, Mitch Larson 3. Totals: 28-64 FG, 5-17 3-pointers (Kjos 3, Praska, Larson), 13-17 FT, 40 Rebounds (Birch 10), 3 Blocks (Schrom 2), 5 Steals (Dobson 3), 15 Assists (3 with 3), 20 Fouls (Schrom 5), 14 Turnovers.

CU — Tanner Shuck 26, Carter Kent 17, Sam Scarpelli 15, Brevin Sloup 14, Justin Wiersema 10, Chuol Biel 2, Gage Smith 2. Totals: 33-63 FG, 11-27 3-pointers (Scarpelli 5, Shuck 3, Sloup 2, Kent), 9-17 FT, 32 Rebounds (Schuck 7), 2 Blocks, 10 Steals (Shuck 3), 17 Assists (Sloup 3), 16 Fouls, 10 Turnovers.

Records: Concordia 13-5, 6-4 GPAC. Jamestown 12-7, 3-6.

Women

(1) Concordia University 105, (RV) Jamestown 56

UJ 14 8 19 15 — 56

CU 29 22 27 27 — 105

UJ — Hannah DeMars 15, Noelle Josephson 8, Mackensi Higlin 7, Kia Tower 5, Courtney Mosloski 5, Macy Nilsen 4, Emma Stoehr 3, Paige Schmidt 3, Olivia Anderson 3, Kayla Buchanan 2, Amanda Allen 1. Totals; 19-61 FG, 5-22 3-pointers (DeMars 2, Stoehr, Schmidt, Tower, 13-20 FT, 45 Rebounds (DeMars 9), 3 Blocks (Nilsen 2), 13 Steals (Josephson 3, Mosloski 3), 14 Assists (DeMars 5), 20 Fouls, 38 Turnovers.

CU — Taylor Farrell 18, Riley Sibbel 14, Grace Barry 14, Philomena Lammers 13, Claire Cornell 10, MacKenzie Helman 7, Chloe Schumacher 7, Mackenzie Koepke 5, Colby Duvel 5, Taryn Schuette 4, Averie Lambrecht 3, Delani Fahey 3, Ryle Pauli 2. Totals: 39-79 FG, 12-33 3-pointers (Farrell 5, Sibbel 2, Lammers, Koepke, Helman, Schumacher), 15-27 FT, 46 Rebounds (Lammers 7, Duvel 7), 1 Block, 24 Steals (Barry 4), 20 Assists (Barry 5), 21 Fouls, 20 Turnovers.

Records: Concordia 15-2, 10-1 GPAC. Jamestown 10-7, 4-6.


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