Last weekend was the last home games of the season for the Eagles and the last home games for three seniors in their collegiate careers.
The Chadron State men’s basketball team played its final two home games and celebrated the careers of its seniors this weekend, hosting the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs on Friday and Metro State University, Denver, Saturday. The Eagles lost both games by 20 or more.
The Eagles looked to get back on track, hoping to beat RMAC opponents Colorado Christian University and Colorado School of Mines at home after a tough loss to Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado.
The Chadron State men’s basketball team hosted Colorado Christian University and Colorado School of Mines Friday and Saturday night, respectively, dropping both games for its fourth and fifth straight losses.
The CSC track and field team hosted its annual Don Holst Twilight Open Friday and broke nine meet records. According to the NCAA D-II Indoor National Rankings from U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, CSC’s men team is seated No. 14 and the women at No. 24.
With only a few regular season games left, the Eagles traveled to Colorado trying to string together enough wins to keep their post season hopes alive competing against Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado, and Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, last weekend.
The CSC men’s basketball team fell to Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado, 94-78, and previously ranked No. 20 Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, 90-72. The Eagles are now 6-12, 4-10 in conference play.
After a five-game losing streak, the Eagles finally put another win in the column against Westminster College, Salt Lake City, with a final score of 69-62. The following night, the Eagles struggled to contain the RMAC’s leading scorer Ryan Stephan, of Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, who led the Mavericks to an 85-72 victory.
The women’s basketball team won its third straight against Westminster College
The men’s basketball team let two more games slip away, falling to a 5-10 record, 3-8 in conference play. New Mexico Highlands University defeated the Eagles, 90-83, and Western New Mexico University beat the Eagles in overtime, 74-70. It was WNMU’s first win of the season.