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NCAA Game Summary - Columbia vs. North Texas



(Thursday, November 21)

Final Score: Columbia 70, North Texas 66

Portland, OR (SportsNetwork.com) - Maodo Lo led the way with 23 points as the Columbia Lions downed the North Texas Mean Green as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the Chiles Center.

For the Lions (2-2), Grant Mullins added 18 points and eight rebounds.

Vertrail Vaughns led the Mean Green (2-2) with 18 points while Alzee Williams finished with 12 points and Jordan Williams chipped in with 11 points.

The Lions shot well to start the game, connecting on 52 percent of their field goal attempts in the first half, including 11-of-15 from beyond the 3-point arc, as they took a 39-29 lead into halftime. North Texas struggled from the floor early on, shooting just 36.4 percent from the field in the opening period including missing all five of its 3-point tries.

The Mean Green continued to have difficulty finding the basket after intermission, again shooting 36.4 percent from the field but did have more success from long range, making 5-of-11 from 3-point distance. Columbia cooled off somewhat, shooting 42.3 percent including just 1-of-7 from 3-point range in the second half. Columbia saw an 11-point lead with under three minutes to play shrink to just three with a minute remaining. The Mean Green had two chances to tie it in the final minute but 3-point tries by Vaughns and Brandon Walton were off the mark and the Lions were able to hold on for the victory.

The Lions outscored the Mean Green 36-15 from 3-point distance. North Texas did have the edge down low, scoring 30 points in the paint to just 22 by Columbia.

11/21 20:09:55 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
14th
CWS 4
BOS 6
 
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
9th
ANA 3
OAK 4
 
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
 
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
 
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
 
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
 
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
 
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR