Steve Kollar has been appointed the 21st head coach in Concordia University Chicago men's basketball history. Kollar comes to Concordia Chicago following a four year stint as head coach at Blackburn University.
Head Coach Randy Rogers made some adjustments to the starting lineup, and the Cougars responded early taking a eight point lead into the half. They then played an even more impressive second half that included a 15-0 run that allowed CUC to run away with it 81-63.
The Division Street rivalry was renewed tonight with a thrilling contest. If act two is anything as exciting as tonight, fans from both schools are in for an exciting contest on February 14th. CUC made a fantastic run midway through the second half to take round one 87-72 over the Stars.
Concordia-Chicago men's basketball team looked to head into 2017 with a two-game winning streak in conference play as they hosted the Milwaukee School of Engineering in a New Year's Eve matinee at Geiseman Gymnasium.
Four games into the season, the Concordia-Chicago men's basketball team embarked upon conference play with a late afternoon game at arch-rival Concordia University Wisconsin. Unfortunately for the Cougars, the Falcons were on their game from the opening tip-off, and they led from wire to wire in winning the first of two meetings this year by a final score of 97-76.
In a game that was defined by long scoring runs, the Elmhurst College Bluejays had the final one in tonight's non-conference game against the Concordia Chicago Cougars. A closing 19-2 run allowed the Bluejays to withstand yet another late charge by the Cougars and win by a final of 88-68 at EC's Faganel Hall.
Only two games into a new season, and Concordia-Chicago head coach Randy Rogers has learned a few things about his 2016-17 Cougars. Most important to him is seeing an attitude of persistence and determination to get the job done some way, somehow.
Friday night's game between the Concordia-Chicago Cougars and the Illinois College Blueboys did not have the feeling of a season opener. Instead, the two teams played a free-flowing contest where both team's offenses looked more in mid-season form.