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

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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
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D. Kowalski30-00-00000
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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
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