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OU men's basketball loses third straight

By The Herald Staff | 11/19/2012

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Ottawa University men’s basketball team takes a 1-4 mark and a three-game losing streak into tonight’s game in Baldwin City against Baker University.

Ottawa fell 89-52 Friday to Columbia College.

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Ottawa University men’s basketball team takes a 1-4 mark and a three-game losing streak into tonight’s game in Baldwin City against Baker University.

Ottawa fell 89-52 Friday to Columbia College.

The Braves lost to rival Wildcats 73-64 in Ottawa in the KCAC/HAAC Classic earlier this season.

Ottawa never got untracked offensively, shooting 42.6 percent from the field and was a chilly 2-of-12 from behind the arc. Columbia led from start to finish, opening a 49-22 halftime lead.

Ottawa finished with 30 turnovers and Columbia turned those into a 33-8 advantage in points off turnovers.

Columbia also outscored Ottawa 40-26 in points in the paint.

Sophomore center Alex Lundry paced Ottawa with 10 points. Corey Smith had eight.

Julian Rose led Ottawa with eight rebounds. Zach Brown had three assists.

Columbia (89) — Marquette 5, Dressler 19, Griffin 6, Dilworth 17, Sutton 5, Stanciel 2, Bowman 2, Walker 2, Whitt 2, Rockers 14, Walker 3, Payne 12.

Ottawa (52) — Smith 8, Lundry 10, Lindsay 4, Dippel 7, Brown 2, Falk 6, Rose 6, Feighny 5, Regier 4.

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