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Men’s Basketball Preview vs. Central Baptist


Opponent Date / Time
Central Baptist Thursday, Jan. 20 / 7:30 PM Game Notes Live Stats Live Video Tickets

Opening Tip:

  • The Cougars lead the all-time series, 9-6.
    • CBC has won the previous two matchups 
    • The last meeting was in the AMC Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship game where the Mustangs defeated the Cougars, 89-54 om Conway, Ark. 
    • CC is 5-1 at home against Central Baptist. 
  • CC and CBC are currently tied for third-place in the AMC standings with a 4-2 record. Missouri Baptist is first (7-0), while William Woods is second at 5-1. 
  • With a win, the Cougars would be over the .500 mark for the first time since Nov. 13, when they were 4-3. 
  • The Mustangs are 8-10 overall, but have lost two-straight (William Woods, 67-61 and Missouri Baptist, 71-63). 
  • Brevin Bremble (CBC) was named AMC Player of the Week last week after averaging 21.3 points per game abd shooting 54.3-percent from the field. He scored a career-high 31 points in the loss against Missouri Baptist. 
  • Tony Burks has scored at least 10-points in the last nine games. During that span, he has eclipsed the 20-point mark three times. 
  • Chima Oduocha leads the AMC in field goal percentage (60.0). 
  • Upcoming Milestones:
    • 100 career points – Dogukan Kara currently has 97
    • 300 career rebounds – Cole Gerken currently has 289
    • 100 career points – Noah Patrick currently has 97
    • 150 career steals – Tony Burks currently has 143
    • 700 career points – Chima Oduocha currently has 681
    • 200 career assists – Kemryn Jenkins currently has 191
    • 200 career points – Collin Parker currently has 191


  • Ticketing in the Arena of Southwell Complex will be limited to one-third capacity in order to allow for more social distancing between stable groups.
  • Season ticket holders WILL NOT be affected, as their tickets are included in the new capacity limit.
  • Remaining single-game tickets will go on sale 48 hours prior to the start of a contest.
    • Students, Faculty, and Staff may claim tickets as normal (Sunday before the game) using their designated passcodes.
  • All tickets MUST be purchased in advance using this link:
  • Fans are strongly encouraged to wear masks while attending.

The Columbia College Athletics Department will continue to monitor health conditions and recommendations and will adapt the policies as needed.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics