The Concordia women's basketball team went 1-1 last week, but their 79-54 home win over Clarke College on Saturday moved them into second place in the Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference (NIIC) standings with a 3-1 record. The Cougars,6-9 overall, were led by Atoi Sinclair and Alissa Johnson. Sinclair led all scorers with 21 points while grabbing 11 rebounds. Johnson tallied 17 points, bringing her up to an NIIC-leading 68 points, while leading all rebounders with 12.
Men's basketball: Last week's action saw the Cougars lose to Rockford College 78-53 on Wednesday night and to Clarke College 65-49 on Saturday.
Stars in win column
The Dominican women's basketball team got back in the win column with an 80-75 victory over NIIC opponent Aurora University on Saturday.
Senior Melissa Lounds scored 12 of her game-high 19 points in the first half, connecting on 3-of-5 field goal attempts in the first half, including two 3-point jumpers.
Men's basketball: The Stars (7-8, 2-2) have been flirting with a .500 record all season, after going 4-22 just one year ago. The Stars climbed back to .500 with a 61-56 home victory over Eureka College before falling back below .500 with a 86-62 loss at Aurora University on Saturday.