Scores

Final

Columbia 59

(4-8, 1-3 away)

Lehigh 73

(10-3, 5-2 home)

    4:30 PM ET, January 2, 2009

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    CLMB 25 3459
    LEH 31 4273

    Top Performers

    Columbia: K. Bulger 9 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

    Lehigh: Z. Carrington 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Lehigh 73, Columbia 59

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Zahir Carrington scored 21 points and Bob Keefer added 20 as Lehigh overcame an early 15-point deficit and beat Columbia 73-59 Friday.

    Keefer shot 7-for-10 from the field, including 4-for-4 from 3-point range, and Marquis Hall added 12 points for Lehigh (10-3).

    Joe Bova and Niko Scott each scored 10 points for Columbia (4-8), which shot 38 percent (23-for-60) from the field, including 6-for-24 from long range.

    Columbia raced to a 17-2 lead in the first six minutes. Lehigh countered with a 29-8 scoring run through the rest of the first half and held a six-point lead, 31-25, at the break.

    Lehigh sealed the win by outscoring Columbia 42-34 in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLMB
    LEH
    Points 59 73
    FG Made-Attempted 23-60 (.383) 24-55 (.436)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-24 (.250) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 18-22 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 14

    2008-09 Season

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