Scores

Final

Lehigh 72

(1-2, 1-2 away)

Fair Dickinson 61

(0-2, 0-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 15, 2011

    Rothman Center, Teaneck, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    LEH 32 4072
    FDU 26 3561

    Top Performers

    Lehigh: C. McCollum 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Stl

    Fairleigh Dickinson: K. Rochford 18 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Blk

    Lehigh 72, Fairleigh Dickinson 61

    Associated Press

    HACKENSACK, N.J. -- C.J. McCollum scored 23 points to lead Lehigh to its first win in three games this season, a 72-61 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Tuesday night.

    McCollum, a junior guard who averaged 21.8 points per game last season, scored 17 points in the second half. He was 8 of 9 on free throws, a category in which the Mountain Hawks (1-2) had a huge advantage. They made 26 of 30 free throws to 4 of 10 for the Knights (0-2).

    Lehigh took the lead for good, 19-18, on a layup by Holden Greiner with 7:33 left in the first half and led 32-26 at halftime.

    After the Knights got within 34-31, baskets by Greiner, Gabe Knutson and Mackey McKnight, followed by two McKnight free throws, pushed the margin to 42-31.

    Knutson had 16 points and McKnight 12 for Lehigh.

    Kinu Rochford led Fairleigh Dickinson with 18 points and 15 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LEH
    FDU
    Points 72 61
    FG Made-Attempted 21-54 (.389) 27-72 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-30 (.867) 4-10 (.400)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 0

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