Scores

Final

American U 66

(15-7, 7-1 Patriot)

Lehigh 58

(13-9, 3-5 Patriot)

    7:00 PM ET, February 7, 2009

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    AMER 28 3866
    LEH 24 3458

    Top Performers

    American University: D. Mercer 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast

    Lehigh: Z. Carrington 20 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    American U. 66, Lehigh 58

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Derrick Mercer scored 15 points and Garrison Carr added 14, leading American to a 66-58 victory over Lehigh on Saturday night.

    American (15-7, 7-1 Patriot League) led by four points at the half, held a 10-point lead with 10:29 remaining and survived a late rally that pulled Lehigh within three points in the final minute.

    Zahir Carrington had his seventh double-double of the season, finishing with 20 points and 12 rebounds for Lehigh (13-9, 3-5). Rob Keefer added 12 points.

    American's substitutes outscored their Lehigh counterparts 25-9, and the Mountain Hawks were slowed by 3-for-16 shooting from 3-point range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AMER
    LEH
    Points 66 58
    FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 20-52 (.385)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 15-19 (.789)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 0

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 10, 2009 @AMER 76, LEH 66Recap
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