Box Score

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - Columbia hit 14 threes and Mark Cisco had 14 points to lift the Lions to a 78-56 win over La Sierra its final game of the Centennial Classic at Loyola Marymount University.

Meiko Lyles, who hit 12 consecutive three pointers during the tournament, finished the game leading all players with 16 points.  For the tournament, Lyles was 14-of-17 from behind the arc.

Columbia led from start to finish and did not trail for a second of the three games at LMU.  Cisco had 10 points to lead all players at the break, helping Columbia to a 41-19 halftime lead.  

The Lions led by as many as 30 in the second half and each of the 15 players that traveled played at least two minutes. 

Blaise Staab added a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.  Chris Crockett had eight points with four assists, while Brian Barbour had six points and five assists in 18 minutes of action.  

Columbia, now 5-4, has won five straight games.  The Centennial Classic was a round-robin, and there was no championship trophy, but the Lions finished 3-0 to win the Classic as the only undefeated team.

Barbour, Lyles and Cisco were each named Player of the Game Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively. Player of the Game honors were awarded in lieu of an all-tournament team.  

Columbia shot 45.2 percent from the floor and 42 percent from behind the arc.  

Columbia returns to action on Tuesday, December 6, when the Lions host Holy Cross at 7 p.m. at Levien Gymnasium.