Tornados Slip By Cowboys

Tornados Slip By Cowboys

 

AUSTIN, Texas – Concordia used a late surge to beat Hardin-Simmons 87-80 in American Southwest Conference men's basketball action at the Concordia Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.

The two teams battled back and forth in the first half and Joe Hoeup's 3-pointer with :07 left in the half tied the game at 37.

Chris Barrett gave the Cowboys a 61-57 lead with a 3-pointer with 10:33 to play. The game was tied at 75 when Detarrius Kirk gave Concordia the lead with a 3-pointer. Steven Quinn hit two free throws and Ronnie Hamilton a lay-up for the Tornados. Jalen Terry tied the game at 80 with 1:36 to play with a 3-pointer.

Concordia outscored the Cowboys 7-0 the rest of the way to take the win.

Steven Quinn led the Cowboys with 23 points. Joe Hoeup added 18 points and Chris Barrett had 12.

Joe Neal led Concordia with 20 points and 11 rebounds, but the Cowboys frustrated him to a 7-for-23 shooting night. Detarrius Kirk had 16 points for the Tornados.

HSU is now 9-8 on the year and 4-4 in ASC West action. Concordia improved to 8-9 and leads the ASC West with a 6-2 mark.

After a 10-game road trip, the Cowboys return home to the Mabee Complex on Thursday to host Howard Payne at 7:30 p.m.

 

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