Chicago St. 79, Concordia, Ill. 75
Victor Scott scored 22 points to help Chicago State hold off
Concordia, Ill., 79-75 Friday night.
The Cougars won their first game under new coach Tracy Dildy,
who served three years as associated head coach at
Christian Wall added 18 points and Carl Montgomery 13 for
Chicago State, which led 42-34 at halftime. Montgomery also had a
game-best 16 rebounds.
Larrell Gary scored 17 points for Concordia, which outscored
Chicago State 41-37 in the second half and trimmed the gap to 76-75
with 31 seconds left before Chicago State finished it off.
Chicago State shot 7 of 25 from 3-point range to 3 of 13 for
Concordia, which held a 50-42 rebounding edge.
Chicago State won the only previous meeting between these
schools 81-61 on Nov. 13, 2009.
Division III Concordia is favored to win the Northern Athletics
Conference South Division title.