2008-09 Men's Basketball - Game Recaps
Cobber freshman Eric Hartmann had nine points in the Cobbers' 67-54 loss at Carleton on Wednesday. Concordia led 34-31 at halftime but was then outscored 36-20 in the second period.
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7-11/4-9 MIAC


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NORTHFIELD, Minn. (1/29/09)-- Concordia squandered a 34-31 halftime lead and lost 67-54 at Carleton on Wednesday. The Cobbers were outscored 36-20 in the second period and shot a scant 12.5% (1-for-8) from 3-point range in the final 20 minutes. The loss drops CC's record to 7-11 overall and 4-9 in the MIAC. Concordia drops a full three games behind the sixth, and final, spot in the race for the conference playoffs.

The game unraveled for Concordia in the first two minutes of the second half. Carleton (12-5/8-4 MIAC) scored the first seven points of the half and went on a 12-2 run to open a 43-36 lead. During that stretch, the Cobbers went 1-for-5 from the field and committed two turnovers. From that point forward, CC was never able to recapture the lead and fell behind by as many as 17 points before losing by 13.

In the end Concordia shot 51.1% (23-for-45) from the floor and 27.3% (3-for-11) from behind the arc. The biggest statistical difference in the game came from turnovers. The Cobbers turned the ball over 15 times as compared to only seven for the Knights. Carleton turned that advantage into a 20-6 margin in points off of the miscues. Carleton shot 41.9% (26-for-62) from the floor and 35.7% (5-for-14) from 3-point range.

Cobber sophomore John Fraase shook off an ankle sprain and posted another double-double for the game. He had 10 points and 11 rebounds to record his 11th double-double of the year. Fraase was the only CC player in double figures for the game. Freshman guard Eric Hartmann and sophomore post Ryan Hagemeyer both went 4-for-7 from the floor and finished with nine points.

Carleton was led by Zach Johnson who hoisted up 23 shots in the game and finished with a game-high 23 points. He was one of three Knight players in double figures. Johnson also had 10 rebounds in the game.

Conxordia will stay on the road when they play at Bethel on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 3 p.m.