<
>

Lehigh 76, Stony Brook 61

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Dave Buchberger scored 21 points in his first career start to lead Lehigh to a 76-61 victory over Stony Brook on Wednesday night.

Bryan White had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Lehigh (4-5) while Rob Keefer added 10.

Ricky Lucas scored 21 points for Stony Brook (1-7) while Michael Tyree had 11 and Emanuel Neto grabbed 11 rebounds.

Lehigh, helped by three 3-pointers from Buchberger, built up a 23-10 lead and held a 31-20 advantage at the half.

Stony Brook cut the lead to nine points four times, the last one coming with 2:31 remaining in the game, but Buchberger hit another trey to put the Mountain Hawks ahead 69-57. Buchberger hit eight of 10 field goals and was 5-for-6 on 3-pointers.