Cougars Remain Perfect on the Season

5 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, December 30 2012 Dec 30, 2012 Sunday, December 30, 2012 9:21:55 AM CST December 30, 2012 in Basketball
Source: Cindy Fotti - Press Release

COLUMBIA -- The Columbia College men's basketball team remained perfect on the season Saturday night with a win in the first day of the Cougars vs. Cancer Classic presented by Cost Cutters. The Cougars defeated Indiana University South Bend tonight by a score of 71-54. The victory moves the Cougars to 13-0 on the season while the Titans drop to 9-6 overall.

After a slow start the Cougars were able to pull away from the Titans in the first frame, leading to a 43-29 advantage at the break. Despite shooting close to identical percentages from the field in the first frame, the Cougars took almost twice as many shots making 16 of their 31 attempts compared to just nine of 17 by IUSB.

The Cougars shot 58 percent from the field in the second 20 minutes of action and held the Titans to just eight field goals. Columbia outscored the Titans by just two points in the second frame, but the first half lead was enough to give the Cougars the cushion and the 17-point win.

The Cougars gained the advantage on the boards, outrebounding the Titans 30-26 as well as forcing the visiting squad into 14 turnovers.

Senior Jordan Dressler finished with 19 points, including 17 in the first half. He also had seven rebounds and five assists. Derrick Dilworth and Devin Griffin also ended in double figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively.

Chris Bean led the Titans with 17 points in 28 minutes of action.

In the earlier game, Culver-Stockton College defeated the Owls of William Woods University 73-63. Marshawn Norris and Austin Keaton each had 18 points for the Wildcats in the win. Daniel Armah led all scorers with 20 points for the Owls.

The Cougars and the rest of the field wrap up play in the Classic on Sunday, December 30th. William Woods and Indiana University-South Bend will square off at 4:00 p.m. Columbia faces Culver-Stockton College at 8:00 p.m. Both games will be held at the Arena of Southwell Complex.

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