Columbia 63, Kennesaw State 51

NEW YORK (AP) -- Freshmen Niko Scott and Patrick Foley sparked a second-half run that helped Columbia rally for a 63-51 victory over Kennesaw State in the championship game of the Tyler Ugolyn Classic on Saturday night.

Kennesaw State (1-2) led 31-27 at the half and extended the lead to 44-35 on Shaun Spegall's three-point play with 12:30 remaining in the game.

The Lions (3-1) then went on a 24-3 run sparked by Foley and Scott. Scott had eight points, including two 3-pointers, and Foley added six during that spurt that saw the Lions take a 59-47 lead with 2:55 left.

Spegall led the Owls with a game-high 27 points

John Baumann scored 16, Ben Nwachukwu added 15, Scott 12 and Foley 10 for the Lions.

Tim Spitler scored 22 points and Raul Orta added 20 to help St. Peter's beat New Jersey Institute of Technology 75-57 in the consolation game.