Halftime in Collegeville and we await the start of the paper airplane toss.
The Johnnies struggled to take flight early in this one, beginning the game 2-for-8 from the field as Concordia built a 15-4 lead. But St. John’s clawed back into it, largely thanks to Chris neumann, who finished the first half a perfect 7-for-7 from the field (14 points).
St. John’s cut the gap to just one on several occasions, including on a basket by Jacob Peterson just before halftime, but has not been able to wrest the lead from the Cobbers.
Neumann was the leading scorer for the Johnnies. No one else has over four points. Aaron Lindahl led the Cobbers with seven points.
Concordia finished the first half 11-for-25 (44 percent) from the field. The Johnnies were 14-for-27 (51.9 percent). Rebounds are even at 14 apiece. As are turnovers at six.