Men’s Basketball Can’t Hold onto Halftime Lead, Drop Loss to Sinclair

Men’s Basketball Can’t Hold onto Halftime Lead, Drop Loss to Sinclair

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus State men's basketball team dropped their third conference loss of the season to DII Sinclair Thursday evening.

Inside the Game

- OCCAC game, now 1-1 against the Tartan Pride this season

- Final Score: Sinclair 85, Columbus State 78

- Record: Columbus State (12-7, 9-3 OCCAC), Sinclair (14-8, 5-3 OCCAC)

Key Points

- The Cougars committed just ten turnovers and scored 24 points off of Sinclair's 16 lost possessions.

- Columbus State also out-rebounded the Tartan Pride 39-33, while scoring 19 points off of offensive rebounds.

-The Cougars led by as many as 15 points before dropping a seven-point loss.

-Sinclair killed it behind the arc, sinking 13 three-pointers at 54.2%.

Key Statistics

- Corey Baker led his team in four statistical categories: 23 points (t-career best), 16 rebounds (career), five assists, and four steals

- Austin Bennett was also in double figures with 11 points while RJ Fairrow and Keshawn Underwood added nine points apiece.

Up Next

The Cougars travel to rival Lorain County Community College on Wed, Feb. 13. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.