Men’s Basketball Drops 2nd Conference Loss to Edison State

Charles Aden (front) and Corey Baker (back) led the Cougars with a combined 33 points in Saturday's game vs. Edison State.
Charles Aden (front) and Corey Baker (back) led the Cougars with a combined 33 points in Saturday's game vs. Edison State.

PIQUA, Ohio - The Columbus State men's basketball team dropped their second conference loss of the season to DII Edison State on Saturday afternoon.

Inside the Game

- OCCAC game, now 1-1 against the Chargers this season

- Final Score: Edison State 80, Columbus State 75

- Record: Columbus State (11-6, 8-2 OCCAC), Edison State (17-4, 6-3 OCCAC)

Key Points

- The Cougars performed better offensively than the Chargers, particularly field goal percentage (45.5%-35.9%).

- Columbus State got into foul trouble in the second half, allowing the Chargers 39 chances at the line.

Key Statistics

- Corey Baker and Charles Aden led the Cougars with 17 and 16 points respectively.

- Shawn Hawkins added 13 points before fouling out while Melieck Evans chipped in 12 points.

- Keshawn Underwood grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds while Baker and Jeremiah Green snatched eight boards for the Cougars.

Up Next

The Cougars travel to Clark State Community College on Wed, Feb. 6. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.