COLUMBIA — The Columbia College men's basketball team beat Northwestern Oklahoma State 65-49 on Saturday at the Area of Southwell Complex to improve to 7-1 and build a 2-0 mark in the Quality Inn Classic.
Darnell Moore led Columbia College with 14 points and six rebounds, while Greg Stegeman had 12 points, seven rebounds and two blocks. Jordan Dressler pulled down 10 rebounds.
The Cougars outrebounded the Rangers 39-26 and came up with 50 defensive stops in the contest. Orren Tims led the Rangers (6-2) with 15 points.
Dressler, a sophomore forward, was awarded most valuable player at the tournament after tallying 19 points, 17 rebounds, five blocks and three steals at the two-day event. The Cougars won their first-round game Friday night 81-42 over Central Bible (Mo.) College.
Columbia College plays next against Lyon (Ark.) College at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Arena of Southwell Complex.