Scores

Final

Holy Cross 67

(11-11, 6-1 Patriot)

Lehigh 52

(13-8, 3-4 Patriot)

    1:00 PM ET, January 31, 2009

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    HC 28 3967
    LEH 26 2652

    Top Performers

    Holy Cross: E. Meister 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Lehigh: Z. Carrington 9 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Holy Cross 67, Lehigh 52

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- R.J. Evans scored 16 points and Eric Meister had 15 to lead Holy Cross to a 67-52 victory over Lehigh on Saturday.

    Andrew Keister added 10 points for Holy Cross (11-11, 6-1 Patriot League).

    Marquis Hall scored 14 points for Lehigh (13-8, 3-4) and Zahir Carrington had nine points and 11 rebounds.

    Holy Cross led 28-26 at the half, but Lehigh tied the score at 36 on a 3-pointer by Michael Ojo, and back-to-back baskets by Rob Keefer helped tie the score again at 42 with 10:31 remaining.

    Evans and Keister scored four points each to put the Crusaders up 50-42. Hall hit a 3-pointer to cut the margin to five points, but Holy Cross had another 8-0 run to go in front 58-45 with three minutes left and hit five of six free throws in the final two minutes to seal the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HC
    LEH
    Points 67 52
    FG Made-Attempted 25-55 (.455) 19-55 (.345)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 3-17 (.176)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 11-14 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 4

    2008-09 Season

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    Feb 28, 2009 @HC 64, LEH 49Recap