Second Half Surge Powers Cougars to Win Over Lorain County

Keshawn Underwood led the team with a career-best 22 points in Wednesday's win over the Commodores.
Keshawn Underwood led the team with a career-best 22 points in Wednesday's win over the Commodores.

ELYRIA, Ohio - The Columbus State men's basketball team completes a season sweep over Lorain County on Wednesday evening.

Inside the Game

-OCCAC game, now 2-0 against the DIII Commodores this season

- Final Score: Columbus State 93, Lorain County 87

- Record: Columbus State (13-7, 10-3 OCCAC), Lorain County (13-13, 4-9 OCCAC)

Key Points

- The Cougars scored 59 of their 93 points in the second half while shooting 61.8%, compared to the Commodores' 45.7%.

- Columbus State converted 23 of Lorain County's turnovers into 36 points.

Key Statistics

- Keshawn Underwood led the team with a career-best 22 points, including an impressive 10-for-10 at the line. He also dished out a team-high six assists and tied Corey Baker with four steals.

- Shawn Hawkins scored 18 points on 9-for-11 shooting and snatched a team-high nine rebounds.

-Melieck Evans and Baker recorded 15 and 14 points respectively while Austin Bennett and Jeremiah Green each added ten points.

Up Next

The Cougars host Bryant & Stratton College on Sat, Feb. 16. Tip-off is 3:00 p.m.