CSU Lady Cougars Stun Lander, And Advance To PBC Championship Game
By- Scott Miller
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Trailing by 16 points with under three minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Columbus State University women's basketball team pulled off another amazing comeback to defeat second-seeded Lander 86-83 Saturday, in the Peach Belt Conference semifinals. With the win, CSU advances to the championship game against North Georgia, Sunday at 1 pm.
Taya Gibson followed up her career night in the quarterfinals with another huge performance, setting a new career high with 24 points while grabbing 13 rebounds. LeeAysia Williamson and Tatiana Wayne added 16 and 15 points while Tatum Jarvis posted a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
CSU will be playing for it's 6th PBC Tournament championship, which would give them more than any other team in the league. The winner gets an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.
I'll have the play-by-play of the championship game, starting with the Cougar Pregame Show at 12:50 pm on News Radio 540 WDAK and iHeart Radio. Get your lucky spot ready, and cheer on the Lady Cougars. Go CSU!
***Photo credit to the Peach Belt Conference