Columbia 76, Colgate 63

Columbia 76, Colgate 63

Published Nov. 23, 2010 10:43 p.m. ET

Noruwa Agho scored 25 points and Asenso Ampim scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, helping Columbia to a 76-63 victory over Colgate on Tuesday night.

The Lions (2-3) held a one-point lead at halftime and held Colgate to 35.7 percent shooting (10 of 28) in the second half to pull away from the Raiders (0-4). The teams had not met in 12 years, and Columbia earned its first home victory against Colgate since 1968.

Yaw Gyawu led Colgate with 17 points and 8 rebounds, making all 5 of his field goals in the first half but just 1 of 6 after halftime.

Columbia shot 21 of 27 from the free-throw line the second half and outrebounded Colgate 39-24.


Brian Barbour finished with 16 points while making 12 of 13 from the free-throw line and Columbia teammate Max Craig added 10 points and 7 rebounds.