In practice leading up to Friday night’s game, Penn point guard Devon Goodman was not high on Columbia’s scouting report.
Goodman’s last competitive playing time had come a very long month ago — coincidentally, against the Lions — when he was scoreless in four ineffective minutes, finally losing his tenuous place in Penn’s rotation. Even in the Quakers’ practices this week, he was playing on the scout team, aping Columbia point guard Mike Smith. Continue reading “Unlikely Hero Devon Goodman Leads Penn Past Columbia” →
After losing games in the final minute at UConn and Albany to finish a season-opening seven-game road trip, the Columbia Lions returned home to Levien Gymnasium to play Quinnipiac. And lost in the final minute.
Rich Kelly’s layup with 4.4 seconds remaining on the clock gave Quinnipiac an 89-87 victory in a shootout over the Lions. Columbia is now 1-7 on the season, while the Bobcats are 3-6 in Baker Dunleavy’s first season.
Continue reading “Columbia Falls to Quinnipiac on Final Play” →
Outlook: Luke Petrasek is off to the NBA and replacing him is a huge question mark before Jim Engles’ second season. Continue reading “34 Teams in 34 Days: Columbia” →
Defense has unexpectedly become Columbia’s calling card, but it helped drive the Lions to a 66-54 victory over Dartmouth on Friday night at Levien Gymnasium. Continue reading “Columbia’s Defense Stifles Dartmouth” →