DAYTON, Ohio – Despite an early aggressive start, the Cougars fell to the Sinclair Tartan Pride 93-46 to drop 10-10 overall and 4-6 in the OCCAC. For their part, Sinclair co-leads the conference 10-1 while holding a 23-3 overall record.
The Cougars rallied early, coming in behind the Tartan Pride by only three points at the end of the first quarter. By halftime, Columbus State still had a chance, trailing by ten points. However, things came apart during the third quarter and by the end of the game Sinclair widened Columbus State's deficit with a robust offensive effort.
Sinclair held the Cougars to a 24.6% shooting percentage while sinking in 50% of their shots.
The Cougars are back on the road as they travel to Lakeland Community College for a 5:30 tip on Mon, Feb. 12.