PIQUA, Ohio - Despite staying within a single digit deficit for nearly the first three quarters, the Columbus State women's basketball team (10-9, 4-5 OCCAC) could pull it together in the fourth quarter, resulting in a 34-point loss against the Edison Chargers (18-3, 4-3 OCCAC).
The Cougars doubled their turnovers, had three players foul out, and only scored four points in that final quarter. Additionally, the Chargers held Columbus State to a 28.6% shooting percentage. The Cougars did best Edison in free throw shooting, sinking 76.5% compared to their 58.5%.
Antishay Rahim and Stephanie Newell led the effort on both ends of the court. Rahim nabbed her 15th double-double of the season with 17 points and 13 rebounds while Newell achieved her seventh with 10 points and 11 boards.
The Cougars return to action on Wed, Feb. 7 for a 5:30 p.m. road game against Lakeland Community College.