Columbia 59 at Marist 79

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Marist ends Columbia’s 7-win streak 79-59
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2011

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP)—Devin Price scored 22 points and Chavaughn Lewis 18 as Marist defeated Columbia 79-59 on Wednesday night, ending the Lions’ seven-game winning streak.

The Red Foxes (6-7) led 29-16 with 7:20 left in the first half, but the Lions (7-5) closed the gap to 36-33 at the half and took a 40-39 lead on Mark Cisco’s third layup in the opening 3:27 of the second half.

Marist answered with a 26-6 run that put it in front 65-46 with 6:40 remaining. Adam Kemp blocked four Columbia shots in that span, and his six overall tied his career best. He also scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds.

Lewis made 4 of 5 from 3-point range and Price 3 of 5.

Brian Barbour finished with 15 points and Cisco 14 for the Lions, who were outshot 55.6 percent (15 of 27) to 35.5 percent (11 of 31) in the second half.

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7 Rebs, 1 Assists
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8-14,  22 Pts
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