The CSC men’s basketball team earned its first victory of the season Friday, beating the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 75-71, in overtime. However, the Eagles couldn’t complete the weekend, losing to Metropolitan State University of Denver, Saturday, 71-62.
The Chadron State College women’s basketball team couldn’t follow up their previous win with another one, losing both home games this weekend. On Friday, the Eagles lost to the Colorado Christian University Mountain Lions, 73-58, while falling to the Metro State Roadrunners, 70-50 on Saturday.
The men’s basketball team is still searching for its first win of the season after losing to No. 19 Colorado School of Mines, Golden, and Colorado Christian University, Lakewood.
After losing to Colorado School of Mines (5-5, 1-0 RMAC) Friday night, the Chadron State women’s basketball team picked up its first win this season Saturday against Colorado Christian University (2-5, 0-2 RMAC) to improve to 1-4 overall (1-1 RMAC).
CSC and the University of Nebraska at Kearney, battled back and forth the entire game, but the Lopers were able to score in overtime, winning 75-65. The Eagles, still searching for the season’s first win, fell to an 0-4 record, while the Lopers improved to 4-2.
The CSC women’s basketball team lost to Montana State University Billings, Friday, 66-60, then traveled to Kearney to play rival UNK, losing 72-52.
The Eagles started both halves strong against Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota, but couldn’t close the game, losing 94-74.
In Janet Raymer’s head coaching debut, The University of Wyoming Cowgirls (1-0) outshot Chadron State (0-1) in all categories Friday night on their way to a 74-50 victory over the Eagles.
The Eagles’ offense played well in the true season opener against Bellevue University, Bellevue, but could not hold off the Bruins in the end, losing a heartbreaker 78-77.
Head Coach Houston Reed uses tough competition to gain experience and judge strengths