St. Francis, which features two senior starters from Columbus, will play its closest game to Columbus on Tuesday night when it visits Marian. The Cougars are 18-3 and ranked No. 2 in NAIA Division II.
Columbus East graduate Bryce Lienhoop averages 17.0 points and a team-high 8.2 rebounds. Lienhoop was selected Crossroads League Preseason Player of the Year and has been chosen as the league’s Player of the Week twice this season.
North graduate Evan Henry averages 9.1 points and 2.0 rebounds. Henry recently became St. Francis’ all-time leader in 3-point field goals.