The Columbia College men's basketball team lost 60-55 to Northwestern Oklahoma State on Friday night in Alva, Okla.
The No. 19 Cougars (2-1) led 33-24 at halftime but were outscored 36-27 in the second half and finished with 21 turnovers.
Jaron Strickland and Chad Thompson led the Cougars with 10 points apiece. Columbia College plays St. Gregory’s (Okla.) University at 3 p.m. Saturday in Alva, Okla.