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Women's basketball Concordia 56, St. Olaf 51 Down by 10 after a sub-par shooting performance in the first half, the Cobbers rebounded with a 18-7 advantage in the second half, escaping with a victory Wednesday at Memorial Auditorium. Kasey Bo...

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Women's basketball

Concordia 56, St. Olaf 51

Down by 10 after a sub-par shooting performance in the first half, the Cobbers rebounded with a 18-7 advantage in the second half, escaping with a victory Wednesday at Memorial Auditorium.

Kasey Bostow tallied

19 points and 10 rebounds for Concordia, and Jamie Visness scored 18, hitting 4 of 6 from

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3-point range.

Sara Erickson had a team-high 19 points and four assists for St. Olaf, which hit only

29 percent its shots.

ST. OLAF (4-10, 4-8 MIAC): Sweeny 0-4 1-2 1, Mundahl 4-11 0-0 11, Erickson 8-15 0-0 19, Johnson 0-7 3-4 3, Cupkie 0-3 0-0 0, Simon 3-13 0-0 6, Rigelman 3-8 0-0 6, Schwichten 1-3 0-0 3, Larson 0-2 2-2 2. Totals 19-66 6-8 51.

CONCORDIA (9-6, 7-5 MIAC): Steinborn 1-5 2-2 5, Slack 1-1 0-1 2, Visness 5-9 4-4 18, Pearson 1-3 2-2 4, Bostow 5-7 9-11 19, Stensgard 1-5 0-0 2, Sumption 0-2 0-0 0, Burgau 0-1 0-0 0, Plante 1-3 0-0 2, Fitch 0-0 0-0 0, Drager 2-5 0-2 4. Totals 17-41 17-22 56.

Halftime: St. Olaf 29, Concordia 19. 3-point goals: STO 7-15 (Mundahl 3-5, Erickson 3-9, Schwichten 1-1), CC 5-15 (Visness 4-6, Steinborn 1-3, Burgau 0-1, Pearson 0-1, Sumption 0-2, Plante 0-2). Total fouls: STO 17, CC 16. Technical fouls: STO team. Rebounds: STO 38 (Johnson 8), CC 35 (Bostow 10). Assists: STO 15 (Erickson 4), CC 12 (Pearson 7). Turnovers: STO 17 (Erickson 6), CC 24 (Pearson 6). Steals: STO 6 (six players with 1), CC 4 (four players with 1). Blocks: STO 1 (Larson), CC 0. A--150.

Men's basketball

Concordia 73, St. Olaf 64

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Josh Downey scored 15 of his game-high 22 points off 3-pointers, helping the Cobbers edge the Oles in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action Wednesday at Memorial Auditorium.

Jared Swanson scored 21 points and Kevin Gilchrest grabbed seven rebounds for Concordia, which has won four consecutive MIAC games.

Matt Schlenker had a team-high 16 points for St. Olaf, which shot 33 percent from the field in the first half.

ST. OLAF (8-8, 4-7 MIAC): Bonestroo 4-9 0-0 9, Jaunich 3-8 0-0 8, Schlenker 6-10 4-5 16, Ludwig 4-9 5-10 13, Nelson 5-6 1-2 13, Sviggum 0-0 0-0 0, Berglund 1-3 0-0 2, Grimsrud 0-0 0-0 0, Gonsior 1-5 0-0 3, Lund 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 24-53 10-17 64.

CONCORDIA (5-10, 4-7 MIAC): Bueckers 1-2 0-0 2, Swanson 9-15 3-7 21, Ohme 0-3 0-0 0, Nelson 4-9 0-0 10, Thomas 1-3 0-2 2, Karlgaard 0-1 0-0 0, Gilchrest 1-8 4-5 7, Downey 6-10 5-6 22, Curtis 3-6 3-4 9. Totals 25-57 15-24 73.

Halftime: CC 30, STO 28. 3-point goals: STO 6-14 (Nelson 2-2, Jaunich 2-4, Gonsior 1-3, Bonestroo 1-4, Berglund 0-1), CC 8-19 (Downey 5-7, Nelson 2-4, Gilchrest 1-4, Curtis 0-1, Karlgaard 0-1, Ohme 0-2). Total fouls: STO 19, CC 14. Rebounds: STO 37 (Schlenker 8), CC 32 (Gilchrest 7). Assists: STO 15 (Bonestroo 5), CC 18 (Thomas 4). Turnovers: STO 15 (Schlenker 5), CC 8 (Downey 3). Steals: STO 4 (four players with 1), CC 6 (Nelson 3). Blocks: STO 3 (three players with 1), CC 4 (Thomas 2). A--175.

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