Columbia vs Furman

Columbia 68, Furman 47

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Brian Barbour scored 19 points and Columbia built a big first-half lead over cold-shooting Furman on its way to a 68-47 victory Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

The Lions led by as many as 24 points in the first half and took a 37-17 lead into the break after the Paladins made just 7 of 29 shots (24.1 percent). Ahead 16-6, Columbia broke it open with a 14-1 run for a 30-7 lead with 8:56 until halftime.

Columbia outscored Furman 18-4 in the paint in the first half and 13-2 on fast-break points.

Steve Frankoski added 16 points for the Lions, making 4 of 10 3-point shots, and Alex Rosenberg scored 14 with eight rebounds.

Colin Reddick scored 11 points for Furman, the only Paladins player to reach double figures.

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Columbia Lions
A. Rosenberg, F365-72-282114
C. Osetkowski, F250-41-21151
M. Cisco, C273-100-04046
B. Barbour, G377-124-668219
S. Frankoski, G266-130-050016
G. Mullins173-41-13008
J. Daniels142-20-05134
Z. En'Wezoh110-10-03150
I. Cohen40-00-00030
S. Ozeir20-00-00000
D. Kowalski10-00-20000
B. Gilson00-00-00000
P. Quinn00-00-00000
Totals 26-538-1337132368
 49.1%61.5% 
Furman Paladins
C. Reddick, F294-93-460311
B. Irwin, F261-71-15013
K. Belfield, F193-41-21028
C. Reddick, G262-93-47137
B. Austin, G210-30-00020
J. Loyd231-42-55414
K. Ferrara202-30-05004
L. Wideman173-72-21018
S. Croone120-32-20222
D. Brown50-20-00000
K. Chuisseu20-10-00010
Totals 16-5214-203371647
 30.8%70% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton3-010-6109
Harvard2-010-5139
Yale2-110-6114
Columbia1-17-8243
Cornell1-15-12290
Brown1-210-9239
Dartmouth0-23-12309
Penn0-36-9193

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Green.7-116-5123
Chattanooga6-115-476
Furman5-212-8142
ETSU4-214-5121
Samford4-313-7125
Wofford3-38-11239
Mercer3-59-12180
Citadel2-79-13254
W. Carolina1-66-14225
VMI1-64-14336
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83