(Neb.)-Cougars Outshoot Eagles, 79-65
LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Colorado Christian’s Mike Brown scored 20 points and Kyle Weaver added 18 more as the Cougars turned back Chadron State 79-65 during their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference game Saturday.
The game started out well for the Eagles, now 0-8, as they opened the contest up on an 11-4 scoring run. However, the Cougars chipped away and went on a 16-0 scoring run during a five minute stretch to take control.
In the second half, the Eagles cut the lead to five points on a couple occasions but the Cougars went on another run and led by as many as 20 points to improve to 6-6 overall and 1-3 in the conference.
The Cougars’ offense clicked throughout the game. They made 32 of 70 shots, including 18 assists, scored 40 points in the paint and 10 more on fast breaks.
The Eagles made 19 of 49 shots and were 22 of 33 from the foul line.
Zac Bargen led Chadron State with 23 points and six rebounds. Kyle Vinich poured in 10 points and Grant Stone had 10 points and six boards.
The Eagles will play at Regis and Metro State Saturday and Sunday.
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