Fairleigh Dickinson vs Columbia

Columbia 67, Fairleigh Dickinson 52


NEW YORK (AP) - Meiko Lyles scored 25 points to lead Columbia to a 67-52 nonconference victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Monday night.

The sophomore guard was the only scorer in double figures for the Lions (9-5), who have won nine of their last 10 games. He hit 7 of 14 shots from the field and made 8 of 11 free throws.

Kinu Rochford scored 15 points to pace the Knights (1-11), who have lost nine straight.

A 3-pointer by Lyles gave Columbia an early 6-4 lead and it never trailed after that. Fairleigh Dickinson got its final tie, 14-14, on Melquan Bolding's layup, but the Lions ran off the next 13 points on their way to a 31-17 halftime lead. They led by as many as 24 points, 63-39, with 4:10 left in the game after a 3-pointer by Chris Crockett.

The game was the first between the schools located 10 miles apart.

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Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
K. Rochford, F305-95-761415
M. Seilund, F292-32-24006
G. Goode, C253-111-25127
L. Robinson, G254-122-571010
D. Moody, G200-10-01200
M. Bolding205-130-030111
B. Smith200-21-41021
A. Oyeniyi151-20-02042
S. Fernley100-10-02030
M. Lo60-00-00000
Totals 20-5411-203351652
Columbia Lions
A. Rosenberg, F293-61-16249
J. Daniels, F232-51-14345
M. Cisco, C223-70-09026
M. Lyles, G377-148-1151125
B. Barbour, G341-74-40436
N. Springwater141-40-03003
C. Osetkowski111-10-01022
B. Staab102-41-13115
C. Crockett92-20-00006
D. Kowalski80-00-01310
S. Egee10-00-00000
V. Green10-10-00000
D. Stevens10-00-00000
Totals 22-5115-1835141867
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Robert Morris0-06-4146
Sacred Heart0-05-5253
St. Fran.-Pa.0-04-5205
F. Dickinson0-03-6300
Mt St Marys0-03-7307
St. Fran.-NY0-02-7314

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