Roemer leads Colgate past Texas State
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP)—Kyle Roemer had 24 points and six rebounds to lead Colgate to an 83-77 victory over Texas State in the opening round of the 100 Club Classic on Friday night.
The Raiders (3-0) will meet Kennesaw State, which beat Jacksonville State 80-74. in the championship game Saturday night.
Roemer is averaging 18.3 points per game. The Raiders got solid play from Tim Pounds, who had a career-high 19 points, and Kendall Chones 11 points and five rebounds.
Brandon Bush led the Bobcats (2-1) with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Brent Benson added 12 and Corey Jefferson 11 for Texas State.
Roemer had five 3-pointers for Colgate, giving the junior 117 in his career.