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NCAA Game Summary - Brown at Columbia



(Friday, February 10th)

Final Score: Columbia 86, Brown 60

New York, NY (Sports Network) - Chris Crockett came off the bench to knock down 6-of-10 shots behind the three-point line, finishing with a career-high 18 points, as the Columbia Lions crushed the Brown Bears, 86-60, in Ivy League action at Levien Gym.

Also scoring in double figures for the Lions (14-9, 3-4 Ivy), as they tied a program record with 16 three-pointers on the night, were Meiko Lyles with 17 points, Brian Barbour 16 and Mark Cisco 10 points for the hosts as they won for the second time in the last three outings. Barbour also recorded nine assists and John Daniels a game-high 10 rebounds.

The Bears (7-17, 1-6), losers of four straight, were paced by Matt Sullivan who tallied 17 points as he converted 4-of-6 shots beyond the arc. Jean Harris produced 14 points as he too connected on four three-pointers, followed by Tellef Lundevall and Dockery Walker with 12 and 10 points, respectively.

Brown grabbed an early two-point lead in the opening moments of the first half, but the team converted just 32.1 percent from the floor in the frame, allowing the Lions to cruise out to a 47-24 halftime lead. Columbia made more three-pointers in the first half (11) than the Bears total field goals (nine).

In the second half the Lions continued to have the hot hand out on the perimeter (5-of-11), en route to a comfortable 26-point win.

Brown actually shot an impressive 10-of-19 behind the three-point line on the night, but it was still no match for the Lions.

02/10 21:36:32 ET