Schimonitz scores 31, NWU holds off Coe College

Published: Jan. 15, 2020 at 10:15 PM CST
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Nate Schimonitz is the leading scorer in the American Rivers Conference. The Nebraska Wesleyan guard continued his offensive surge with a 31-point effort against Coe College on Wednesday. Schimonitz's biggest shot came with less than :10 remaining.

With Nebraska Wesleyan clinging to a 2-point lead, Schimonitz hit a step-back jump shot to seal the game.

The win improves NWU to 14-2 (7-0 ARC). The 11th-ranked Prairiewolves shot 51 percent in the hotly-contested game. Neither team led by more than 7 points. In fact, the Prairiewolves faced a 2-possession deficit in the second half, but was able to rally back.

Clay Reimers contributed 13 points for NWU, including back-to-back dunks in a pivotal stretch late in the game.

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