COLUMBIA – The Columbia College men’s basketball team remained perfect on the season Saturday evening with a win in the first day of the Cougars vs. Cancer Classic.
The Cougars defeated Indiana University South Bend by a score of 71-54. The victory moves the Cougars to 13-0 on the season while Indiana-South Bend drops to 9-6 overall.
Columbia senior Jordan Dressler finished with 19 points, including 17 in the first half. He also had seven rebounds and five assists. Derrick Dilworth and Devin Griffin also ended in double figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Chris Bean led the Titans with 17 points in 28 minutes of action.
In the earlier game, Culver-Stockton College defeated the Owls of William Woods University 73-63. Marshawn Norris and Austin Keaton each had 18 points for the Wildcats in the win. Daniel Armah led all scorers with 20 points for the Owls.
The Cougars and the rest of the field wrap up play in the Classic on Sunday. William Woods and Indiana University-South Bend will square off at 4 p.m. Columbia College faces Culver-Stockton at 8 p.m. Both games will be held at the Columbia College's Arena of Southwell Complex.