COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus State men's basketball team defeated the Owens Express to advance to the Region XII DIII final to face Lorain County.
Inside the Game
- Region XII DIII Semifinal. 3-0 against Owens this season.
- Final Score: Columbus State 115, Owens 70.
- Record: Columbus State (16-9, 11-5 OCCAC), Owens (5-26, 1-15 OCCAC)
- The Cougars bested the Express in every statistical category, including field goal percentage 54.8%-37.5%, rebounds 51-21, and steals 12-2.
- Jeremiah Green led all players with 20 points on 8-for-11 shooting and a perfect 4-for-4 at the line.
- Corey Baker scored 19 points, along with grabbing a game-high nine rebounds, dishing out six assists and snatching five steals.
The Cougars will face Lorain County Mon, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Ohio Christian University.