PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Cougars sweep past Concordia Preachers in first men's basketball game of the season

Friday, November 2, 2012 | 11:10 p.m. CDT; updated 7:52 p.m. CST, Saturday, November 24, 2012

COLUMBIA – The Columbia College men's basketball team won its first game of the season 117-46 against Concordia Seminary College on Friday night in Columbia.

Columbia College guard, Brock Walker, front left, leaps up to grab the rebound before Concordia Seminary College's Justin Sponaugle, front right, can get his feet off the ground on Friday night at Columbia College.

Justin Sponaugle, left, and David Mommens, right, ensure that Concordia Seminary College gets possession on Friday night at Columbia College. The Preachers lost the game 117-46 to the Cougars.

Columbia College's Blake Walker leaps up to dunk the ball during warmup for the second half against Concordia Seminary College on Friday. The junior plays guard and forward for the Cougars.

Parker Hartman, 10, left, races to try and score a basket before his opponent Ian Nolph, 9, does the same during halftime at Columbia College's first basketball game against Concordia Seminary College on Friday.

Matthew Lane, right, puts up the ball for the Preachers while his teammate Aaron Hannemann, left, helps block Brock Walker in the first half. The Cougars led the first half with a total of 63 points.

 The Columbia College men's basketball team holds hands in quiet prayer with Concordia Seminary College after Friday's game. The Cougars beat the Preachers 117-46 in the first game of their season.



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