Scores

Final

St Francis (PA) 56

(1-4, 0-3 away)

Lehigh 61

(3-1, 2-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 24, 2008

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    SFU 22 3456
    LEH 28 3361

    Top Performers

    St. Francis (PA): D. Sweetney 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

    Lehigh: D. Buchberger 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

    Lehigh 61, St. Francis, Pa. 56

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Dave Buchberger hit three 3-pointers, all six of his free throws and scored 15 points, leading Lehigh to a 61-56 victory over St. Francis, Pa., on Monday night.

    Zahir Carrington added 12 points for Lehigh (3-1), which shot 9-for-13 from 3-point range.

    Devin Sweetney led St. Francis, Pa. (1-4), with 12 points. The Red Flash struggled with their shooting, hitting 17 of 42 shots and managing just 4-for-15 shooting from 3-point range.

    Lehigh led by six points, 28-22, at halftime and broke the game open early in the second half as Buchberger hit a 3-pointer, making it a nine-point edge. The Mountain Hawks increased their lead to 17 points with just over nine minutes remaining.

    St. Francis rallied, closing within four points with 40 seconds remaining, but Carrington hit a free throw and Buchberger converted a pair to put the game out of reach.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SFU
    LEH
    Points 56 61
    FG Made-Attempted 17-42 (.405) 18-44 (.409)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 9-13 (.692)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-23 (.783) 16-26 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

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