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NEW YORK – The Columbia men’s basketball team went on a program-record 44-1 run over a span of 16:35 to come away with an 87-42 victory Saturday afternoon. The Lions wrap up non-conference play 3-10 and will begin the Ivy League portion of the schedule Friday night at Princeton.
Kyle Castlin and Peter Barba posted 16 points apiece to lead Columbia. Randy Brumant grabbed 11 rebounds and added nine points off the bench. Castlin and Nate Hickman recorded career-highs, each registering nine boards.
With the score tied 8-8, Lukas Meisner, who posted seven points and five rebounds in seven minutes of
Luke Bolster continued the run with his first career points, a triple from the right wing 1:38 into the second
The Lions scored 60 points off the bench on the night and outscored the Gryphons 23-0 in points off of turnovers. Columbia shot 40.5 percent from the floor and drained 13 treys, marking the 11th time in 13 games it has recorded 10 or more 3-pointers in a game this season.
Enike Anyia led Sarah Lawrence with 14 points and added six rebounds.
The Lions and Tigers will tip-off at 8 p.m. Friday, January 12. The game will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Network, now available on Apple TV, Roku and the ILN app for Android and Apple devices, and NBCSN Philly.
Tickets are still available for upcoming home games. To purchase, visit gocolumbialions.com/tickets, call 888-LIONS-11.
-The 45-point margin of victory was Columbia’s largest since they topped Kean, 107-62, in the 2015-16 season opener.
- The Lions have now had 11 different players score in double-figures in a game this season. Only two teams in the country have had more than Columbia (
- Columbia outrebounded Sarah Lawrence, 57-34.
- The Lions posted eight steals and are averaging 8.0 in their last five games.