Columbia beats winless Bryant 69-57
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP)—Noruwa Agho scored 23 points and Columbia defeated Bryant 69-57 on Saturday.
The Lions (5-4) had 14 steals and shot 45.1 percent from the field (23 of 51). Ago was 9 of 12 for Columbia, which won their second straight on the road.
The Lions scored 22 points off of 17 Bryant turnovers.
Brian Grimes and Patrick Foley scored 12 points each for the Lions and Niko Scott added 10. Asenso Ampim grabbed 11 rebounds for Columbia, which outrebounded the Bulldogs 33-23.
The Lions, who rank No. 1 in Division I in 3-point accuracy at 47.1 percent, were 3 of 6 against the Bulldogs.
Raphael Jordan scored 13 points and Michael Chroney added 10 for Bryant (0-10). The Bulldogs have lost 12 straight dating back to last season. Bryant’s last win was a 70-56 victory against New Jersey Institute of Technology on Feb. 17.