Turnovers Trouble Warriors In Home Loss To CUC

Photo Credit: Steve Frommell, d3photography.com
Photo Credit: Steve Frommell, d3photography.com

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Lutheran College turned the ball over a season-high 24 times and saw its first-half lead slip away as the Warriors were defeated by Concordia Chicago 89-85 on Saturday afternoon in NACC action at the Recreation Complex.


  • Final Score: Concordia Chicago 89, Wisconsin Lutheran 85
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (3-5, 2-2 NACC), Concordia Chicago (2-2, 2-1 NACC)
  • Location: Recreation Complex, Milwaukee, Wis. | Attendance: 239


  • The Warriors were in control for much of the first half, as CUC never led by more than two points for the first 12 minutes of the period.
  • A 9-0 Wisconsin Lutheran run gave the hosts its largest lead of the game at 26-19 with 6:17 left in the first half.
  • WLC held the lead until 1:25 left before the Cougars took a slim 38-37 lead into halftime.
  • The Warriors began the second half with a 7-2 run to take the lead back.
  • The Cougars broke a 55-55 tie to take the lead for good with 10:50 left in the game.
  • CUC's lead stretched to as many as 13 points with 6:11 left and the Warriors couldn't get much closer until they scored 11 points over the final minute to narrow the deficit to four when the final buzzer sounded.


  • Collin Kennedy (Holmen, Wis./Luther) paced five Warriors starters in double-figures with a season-high 22 points. Jake Jarnigo (Lake Mills, Wis./Lakeside Lutheran) was right behind with 21.
  • Tanner Schieve (Slinger, Wis./Slinger) chipped in 14 and Jim Marose (Waukesha, Wis./Wisconsin Lutheran) added 11 and 19 rebounds for his fourth double-double and fifth straight double-digit rebound game of the season. Marose's 19 rebounds are not only a career high, but are good for the second-most in a game in program history.
  • Chase Nowak (Milwaukee, Wis./St. Francis) was the fifth Warrior in double-digits with 10 points.
  • The Warriors shot 49.2 percent for the game, while the Cougars went for 44.6 percent.
  • Wisconsin Lutheran dominated the glass 53-29 which led to an 18-5 advantage in second-chance points.
  • WLC committed a season-high 24 turnovers which translated into a 23-4 advantage in points off turnovers for CUC.
  • The Warriors missed 11 free throws and shot below 60 percent from the charity stripe for the fourth time this year.
  • Kylan Anderson dropped in a game-high 30 points to lead four Cougars in double-figures.
  • The win was the Cougars' first in Milwaukee since the 2011-2012 season.


  • The Warriors have off until next Saturday for final exams when they host Rockford (6-3, 3-2 NACC) at 2 p.m. in their final game of the 2015 calendar year. The Regents won at Marian on Saturday, 80-70. WLC will look to avenge a 95-81 loss to RU just a week ago. Live audio, stats, and video will be available for the game at wlcsports.com.