Foley made 7 of 10 field goal attempts and 4 of 4 from the line for the Lions (11-12, 6-3 Ivy League). K.J. Matsui added 14, including 11 in the first half. Columbia shot 54 percent from the field to 40.8 by the Bears.
The Lions finished the first half with a 17-4 run for a 27-21 edge at the break. The Bears (7-16, 1-8) closed to within five with 9:06 left in the second half but the Lions fashioned an 11-4 spurt to ice the game.