1997-98 Concordia Men's Basketball
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12/8/97 Concordia 71 vs St. John's  77
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               1  2  total
Concordia     30 41     71
St. John's    45 32     77

Cobbers
                      mn tp fg-a ft-a  r  a st pf  3-m
42 James Gillhouse    33 21 9-16  1-3  0  0  0  2  2-3
32 Mike Wrobel        29 20 9-13  2-3  5  2  1  5  0-1
14 Alex Bjork         26 10 3-6   4-7  4  5  3  1  0-0
22 Trevor Peterson    18 10 4-7   0-0  0  2  1  1  2-3
20 Phil Wishart       12  2 1-1   0-0  3  0  0  1  0-0
44 Brian Kesselring    6  0 0-1   0-0  0  0  0  2  0-0
30 Brian Kjesbo       22  6 3-5   0-2  6  2  1  2  0-0
12 Micah Benson       29  0 0-4   0-0  3  6  5  3  0-0
24 Nick Killoran      11  2 1-2   0-0  1  2  2  0  0-1
10 Theo Parks          2  0 0-0   0-0  0  0  0  0  0-0
40 Troy Becker        12  0 0-1   0-0  3  0  0  3  0-0
Totals               200 71 30-56 7-15 26 19 13 20 4-8

St. John's
                   mn tp fg-a  ft-a  r a st pf 3-m
McBroam            10  1 0-1   1-2   0 0  0  0 0-0
Bugbee             14  0 0-2   0-0   4 1  0  0 0-1
Rothstein          34 16 6-10  0-0   6 2  0  2 4-6
Dusha               3  1 0-1   1-2   0 0  0  0 0-0
Klinkhammer        29  5 2-6   1-3   4 0  0  0 0-0
Bigalke            27 11 4-7   3-4   3 2  3  1 0-1
Guetter            29 12 4-9   3-3   9 1  0  1 1-2
Bates              33 29 9-12  4-6   4 4  1  2 7-9
Kreal              20  2 1-4   0-2   4 1  2  4 0-2
Linneman            3  0 0-0   0-0   0 0  0  0 0-0
Totals            200 77 26-52 13-22 36 11 6 15 12-20
 
12/5 Concordia lost to  St. John's 77-71 here tonight in both team's MIAC Opener. 

The Cobbers trailed 45-30 at the half but closed the gap quickly in the second period.  Concordia trailed 72-71 with 40 seconds left when Concordia missed the front end of a 1-1 free  throw opportunity. St. John's came down and missed but got their offensive rebound and the Cobbers were forced to foul.

Concordia was led by Jim Gillhouse' 21 points. Mike Wrobel added 20. St. John's was led by Steve Bates' 29 points. Bates had 7 3-pointers, six in the first half. Pat Rothstein had 16 and Nate Guetter added 12.

St. John's is now 2-2, 1-0 in the MIAC. Concordia is 1-4, 0-1 in the MIAC. St. John's travels to Carleton Wednesday and Concordia  is at Gustavus.

Tonight‚s MIAC Opener
Pre-game notes
About the Cobbers
The Cobbers enter tonight‚s  game at 1-3 after losing to Moorhead State and Crookson in their final non-conference  games. Senior co-captain Jim Gillhouse continues to lead the Cobber  attack.  He had 23 points against the Dragons and 18 at Crookston. Alex Bjork returned to the Cobber lineup Dec. 4th at Crookston after missing most of the pre-season with a broken hand.  Bjork had 8 points off the bench at Crookston.

About the Johnnies
St. John‚s enters tonight‚s game with a 1-2 record in a tough non-conference season.  They opened the season with a 72-68 win over UW-La Crosse and then lost to UW-Oshkosh (70-59) and lost at UW-River Falls 74-59.

The Johnnies are having to replace the graduated 7‚0" Kipp Christianson and wing Jason Vogt. Those two All-MIAC players combined for 30 points and 12 rebounds per game last year.  The Johnnies are getting good play from two outstanding returning starters, point guard Steve Bates and wing Nate Guetter.  Guetter is averaging 12.7 points and Bates is averaging 10 points and nearly 4 assists per game. The Johnnies have also gotten solid performances from 6-7 center Martin Klinkhammer. He is averaging 11 points and had 20 points and 14 rebounds in the loss at River Falls.

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