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Jonas Sommerville

Sower Staff


The 70th annual Concordia Invitational Tournament takes place on campus this Friday and Saturday. This is the first time Concordia Nebraska has hosted since 2017. The return of CIT is a welcome sight for all the Concordias after it was canceled the past two years due to COVID-19. The tournament consists of the Concordias of Ann Arbor, Chicago, Mequon, and the hosting Bulldogs. The tournament features men’s and women’s basketball as well as dance and cheer competitions.

Fri Jan 27 (CST)
1 p.m. – Ann Arbor vs. Chicago (Women)
3 p.m. – Ann Arbor vs. Wisconsin (Men)
6 p.m. – Nebraska vs. Wisconsin (Women)
8 p.m. – Nebraska vs. Chicago (Men)

Sat Jan 28
9 a.m. – Dance Competition
9:45 a.m. – Cheer Competition
12 p.m. – Women’s Consolation
2 p.m. – Men’s Consolation
5 p.m. – Women’s Championship
7 p.m. – Men’s Championship

*Trophy Presentation to follow the last game

The Bulldogs enter the tournament with the most basketball championships out of all the schools. The men enter with 27 titles and the women enter with 30. Both teams enter the week of the tournament with winning records. The men enter with a record of 11-7 and the women with a record of 12-7, with one game remaining for each on Wednesday. The women’s team has won the previous four tournaments dating back to 2014. The men have not lost a championship since 2015. They hope to continue to show dominance at home this weekend.

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