Scores

Final

Lehigh 90

(15-6, 3-2 Patriot)

Lafayette 76

(8-12, 3-2 Patriot)

    2:00 PM ET, January 22, 2012

    Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    LEH 37 5390
    LAF 39 3776

    Top Performers

    Lehigh: C. McCollum 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Lafayette: R. Delaney 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lehigh 90, Lafayette 76

    Associated Press

    EASTON, Pa. -- C.J. McCollum scored 26 points, including 12 straight in the second half as Lehigh pulled away from Lafayette en route to a 90-76 Patriot League win Sunday.

    The Mountain Hawks (15-6, 3-2), coming off a 68-61 loss to Bucknell, have won three of their last four and matched last year's win total with nine games remaining.

    There were 11 ties and 13 lead changes. After Lafayette led 39-37 at halftime, the game was knotted on four more occasions, the last time at 45-45 with 16:53 left.

    McCollum then hit two free throws, a 3-pointer, a jumper, three free throws and, 31 seconds later, two more foul shots for a 57-49 Lehigh lead.

    Gabe Knutson added 17 points for Lehigh, which outshot Lafayette 57.7 percent (30 of 52) to 49 percent (24 of 49).

    Ryan Willen's17 points led Lafayette (8-12, 3-2), which had won three of its previous four games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LEH
    LAF
    Points 90 76
    FG Made-Attempted 30-52 (.577) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-26 (.885) 22-25 (.880)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 2

    2011-12 Season

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