Men's basketball: Cobbers take over in second half of win over Saints

Concordia bumped a six-point halftime lead to as many as 23 in the second half and closed out St. Scholastica in an MIAC game on Saturday.

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MOORHEAD — Concordia took over in the second half and cruised to an 81-67 win over St. Scholastica in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game on Saturday at the Memorial Auditorium.

The Cobbers led by six points at halftime but bumped the margin up to as many as 23 points in the second half and coasted home.

Concordia's Matthew Johnson was 6 of 9 from 3-point range and scored a team-high 20 points. He also had six rebounds and seven assists.

Rowan Nelson had 15 points and six rebounds and Jacob Cook scored 13 points off the bench on 5 of 6 shooting.

Concordia is 10-13 in the MIAC and 8-10 overall. They play their final two regular season games at home, opening with Carleton at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15. They close their schedule against Hamline at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18.

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