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Women's Basketball - Sat, Feb. 2, 2013
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Hope International University

The Concordia Eagles fell on the road to Hope International on Saturday night, February 2, inside Darling Pavilion in Fullerton, CA, 70-61.


Katie Ogdon led CU with 19 points, her second highest point total this season, and grabbed 14 rebounds, a career high.  No other Eagle scored in double figures, but Camesha Patton grabbed eight boards.  Concordia lost this game at the foul line and went cold late, as they went nine-of-15, but Hope went 18-of-30 from the stripe.  Concordia out-rebounded the Royals 55-48, but turned it over 22 times.  All other statistical categories were dead even.

Concordia trailed early, but tied the game at six on two free throws from Ogdon and took the lead on a layup from Jade Reed.  They built a six-point edge, 12-6, capped by a Reed layup at 15:40.  CU led 18-11 on a layup from Patton at 12:34.  Hope scored eight straight in response to take the lead.  The teams traded leads until Concordia went up four, 25-21, at 7:01 on two free throws from Ogdon.  Hope scored five straight to take the lead, Concordia took it back, but Hope built a six-point lead, 33-27, with 1:49 left.   Concordia scored six straight on threes from Ogdon and Ashley Engeln to tie the game at 33 at the break.

The game was close to start the second half, as CU went up, but Hope kept tying.  Hope tied the game at 41 and led 49-43 with nine minutes left.  The Royals got up as much as seven, but CU got within two, 56-54, on a layup from Bashalei Almadova with four minutes left.  The Eagles were within two again at 3:18, 58-56, on a layup from Ogdon.  Hope came back with a three and went to work on the foul line.  Concordia missed seven straight shots and Hope made six straight free throws to stretch the lead.  CU finally fell 70-61. 

Concordia fell to 5-16 and 3-5 in the GSAC, while Hope improved to 10-13 and 2-6 in the conference.  Concordia hosts #9 The Master's on Tuesday, January 5 at 5:30 pm inside CU Arena.  Watch the live stream at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/cui.portal#.


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