Scores

Final

Columbia 72

(4-4, 2-2 away)

North Texas 57

(2-5, 1-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 3, 2011

Albert Gersten Pavilion, Los Angeles, California

1 2 T
CLMB 38 3472
UNT 27 3057

Top Performers

Columbia: M. Lyles 18 Pts, 4 Reb

North Texas: C. Jones 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Columbia 72, North Texas 57

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Meiko Lyles scored 18 points and Brian Barbour added 17 to lift Columbia past North Texas 72-57 on Saturday night in the LMU Centennial Classic.

The Lions (4-4) made 12 of 17 tries from 3-point range and finished shooting 56 percent from the field.

The Mean Green (2-5) did better in the paint, outscoring Columbia 34-14. But North Texas managed to make just 35 percent from the field and held their only lead about a minute and a half into the game.

Chris Crockett made a game-high four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points for the Lions while Alex Rosenberg added 10 points.

Chris Jones led the Mean Green with 13 points. Kedrick Hogans and Roger Franklin added 12 each.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CLMB
UNT
Points 72 57
FG Made-Attempted 19-34 (.559) 23-65 (.354)
3P Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 0-11 (.000)
FT Made-Attempted 22-26 (.846) 11-15 (.733)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 0

2011-12 Season

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