ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball team fell to Concordia 81-68 in an important American Southwest Conference game at the Mabee Complex.
The Cowboys took an early lead in the game at 12-4 and led throughout most of the first half taking a 35-31 lead into halftime.
Trey Wooldridge's layup gave the Cowboys a 41-33 lead with 18:03 to play in the game. The game was tied as late as the 6:06 mark at 66, but Concordia closed the game on a 15-2 run.
Concordia turned up the pressure and the Cowboys had four consecutive turnovers on the press that were turned into points by the Tornados as part of an 8-0 run.
Luis Gonzalez led the Tornados with 26 points on the night and Trevon Hester had 12 points.
The Cowboys are now 6-12 on the year and 2-7 in American Southwest Conference play. Concordia improved to 9-9 and 4-4 in ASC action. HSU will host Mary Hardin-Baylor on Saturday at 3 p.m.
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