|Columbia Lions vs Brown Bears Recap - Columbia Wins 80-77|
Columbia got 16 points from Patrick Tape as they ran past Brown 80-77 on Friday at Pizzitola Sports Center.
Bettors who backed Columbia were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +4.5 at sportsbooks.
Gabe Stefanini had 14 points for Columbia and Jake Killingsworth chipped in with 14 points. Gabe Stefanini had 5 assists for them, while Gabe Stefanini was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Brown got a 25-point performance from Tamenang Choh, who was supported by 25 points from Desmond Cambridge. Chris Sullivan had 2 assists in a losing cause for Brown, while Tamenang Choh grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Brown were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
The rebound battle favored Columbia as they grabbed 37 boards, while Brown only had 31
Next game, Columbia takes its act on the road to face Yale looking for another win. For Brown, they head home to face Cornell.