Columbia vs Colgate

Columbia 66, Colgate 59

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HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) - Meiko Lyles scored 21 points and Columbia used a strong defensive effort in a 66-59 win at Colgate on Wednesday night.

It was the third straight win for the Lions (10-5), who have won 10 of their last 11 games.

In a game close throughout and tied 29-all at halftime, the Lions opened up a 50-44 lead in the second half after Noah Springwater stole the ball and tossed it to Blaise Staab for a breakaway layup for his only points with 8 minutes left.

But the Red Raiders fought back.

Colgate's Mike Venezia connected on a long 3-pointer to cut the lead to one. But Brian Barbour made four free throws in the final minute and Lyles made two with 3 seconds left to ice the game for the Lions.

Pat Moore scored 18 points to lead Colgate (5-9).

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Scoreboard
Columbia (10-5) «293766
Colgate (5-9)293059

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Columbia Lions
A. Rosenberg, F325-92-244112
J. Daniels, F130-30-02110
M. Cisco, C151-20-04012
B. Barbour, G373-126-753212
M. Lyles, G368-132-250221
N. Springwater262-60-03236
C. Osetkowski253-52-42238
C. Crockett91-30-00023
B. Staab41-20-01012
D. Kowalski30-00-00000
Totals 24-5512-1529121666
 43.6%80% 
Colgate Raiders
S. Melville, F283-71-24037
N. Pascale, F213-62-45328
M. Rolls, G354-80-02638
M. Venezia, G352-102-29218
P. Moore, G317-122-230218
L. Roh202-64-46208
J. Brandenburg190-12-22012
B. James80-00-00030
M. McMullen30-00-00000
Totals 21-5013-1635131559
 42%81.3% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton14-023-747
Harvard10-418-10143
Yale9-518-11128
Penn6-813-15199
Columbia5-911-16262
Brown4-1013-17285
Cornell4-108-21270
Dartmouth4-107-20305

Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell15-326-963
Lehigh12-620-1297
Boston U.12-618-14187
Navy10-816-16206
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Loyola-Md.8-1016-17212
Colgate8-1010-22294
Army West Point6-1213-19267
Lafayette5-139-21321
American5-138-22310
 
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