The Owens men s basketball team tied the game just before halftime, but Columbus State opened the second half with an 8-0 run and never looked back in an 80-74 road win.
Tommy Clark led the Express (8-9 overall, 1-1 OCCAC) with 21 points.
Brew Story scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. DeAngelo Jordan tallied all
of his 15 points in the second half, including 13 in the last 10 minutes. Columbus State (14-1, 1-0) was led by Gregory LeSage s 18 points.
The Express women opened the game with a 25-7 run and never trailed in the home victory.
Sarah Clark scored 22 points and pulled down six rebounds for Owens (11-6, 2-0 OCCAC). Unique Lane chipped in with 20 points and nine rebounds.
Columbus State (7-9, 0-1) was led by Tiffany Powell s 21.