Wire To Wire

Sophomore Aleya Parker looks to make an entry pass during the second half of the Cobbers' win against Macalester. She finished with a career-high 16 points.
Sophomore Aleya Parker looks to make an entry pass during the second half of the Cobbers' win against Macalester. She finished with a career-high 16 points.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (1/27/18)---Concordia scored the first nine points in their game with Macalester, led wire to wire and beat the Scots 58-46.

The victory avenges an early-season loss at Macalester when the Cobbers led by four points with 3:20 to play by ended up losing by two points.

Sophomore Aleya Parker provided the spark for the Cobber offense as she went 4-for-5 from outside the arc and scored a career-high 16 points in 21 minutes of action and helped the Concordia bench outscore their counterparts 27-7.

While Parker provided the outside threat for the Cobbers it was junior post player Kirstin Simmons who took care of things around the basket. She was 7-for-11 from the floor and finished with 14 points to go along with six rebounds and one block.

Grace Wolhowe put up a game-high assist total as she scored seven points and had seven assists.

Senior Cassidy Rahman had a team-high seven rebounds and also added six points and three assists.

Both Concordia and Macalester shot under 40.0% for the game from the floor. The Cobbers connected on 36.9% (24-for-65) of their field goal attempts and the Scots shot 31.4% (16-for-51) from the field. Both teams were nearly equal in 3-point shooting as well. CC went 7-for-21 (33.3%) while Macalester was 6-for-19 (31.6%).

STAT ADVANTAGE: Concordia had 14 more possessions than Macalester which led to eight more field goals made and a 16-point edge in the category.

WE LOVE THE 40'S: Concordia held its opponent to 46 points for the second straight Saturday. Last week the Cobbers posted a 65-46 win at St. Olaf. CC has now held its opponents in the 40's on five occasions this season and is 5-0 in those contests.

WHAT'S NEXT: After the short one-game home stand, Concordia will head back out on the road for a midweek game in St. Joseph. The Cobbers will play at St. Benedict on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m.