Caldwell ignites Cougar offense in men's basketball win

Caldwell ignites Cougar offense in men's basketball win

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Sophomore Robert Caldwell lit up the offense in Wednesday evening's game against Cincinnati Christian University, leading the Cougars to a 105-80 victory.

Caldwell, who went 6-of-10 from behind the arc and 7-of-12 overall from the field, tying his season-high record of points. Sophomore Patrick Ngene-Igwe contributed 16 points along with 15 rebounds, his third double-double of the season. 

Freshman Chris Byrd, who is averaging double-digit points per game, added 13 points while shooting 5-of-9 from the field. He sunk in three 3-pointers in the effort.

Sophomore Nic Williams chipped in ten points and four rebounds while sophomore Kenneth Moore had seven assists, six points, and five steals. Moore is currently in the top 50 in the country in steals.

Overall, the Cougars shot 39-of-82 from the field (47.6%), 13-of-31(41.9%) from the trey, and 14-of-18 (77.7%) from the line. Columbus State's shooting accuracy is making them a leader nationally; they are in the top 10 of field goals made and three point shots made per game.
Next up for the Cougars is a doubleheader with the women's team on Sat, Dec. 12. Women tip at 1:00 p.m. and the men at 3:00 p.m. on the home court.